Vocational Rehabilitation 2022
February 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Due to popular requests WAOTA presents a half-day course on Vocational Rehabilitation.
Workplace rehabilitation is the process of helping an injured worker recover and return to work following an injury or illness.
Otherwise known as Vocational rehabilitation is a process which enables persons with functional, psychological, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities, impairments or health disabilities to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining, or returning to employment or other useful occupation.
Vocational Rehabilitation is a set of services designed to assist individuals with disabilities to become self-sufficient
This course aims to provide an in-depth view of the below areas of vocational rehabilitation;
- Case Management
- Job Task Analysis
- Risk Assessments
- Hierarchy of goals (Same Employer/New Employer)
- Specific Services
- Barriers to Vocational Rehabilitation
The course will aim to deliver theoretical and practical content on the below specific services;
- Vocational assessments/counselling
- Work trial canvassing
- Work trial negotiations and RTWP development
- Worksite reviews
- Functional training
- Ergonomic Assessments
- Job seeking/reverse marketing
This course is tailored for any Allied Health professional, looking to gain a basic understanding of Vocational Rehabilitation services, the benefits and key deliverables.
Presented by : Jason Vowles.
Jason is the Perth Business Manager at WorkFocus Australia. An Exercise Physiologist by background, he has extensive experience in the WorkCover space across a variety of insurers and legislations. Having worked previously in a clinical setting as an Exercise Physiologist, specialising in rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injures, Jason then progressed to Business Manager for REDIMED and Be Active Health Solutions, before moving into vocational rehabilitation as the Business Manager of WorkFocus Australia’s Perth office.
In his role as Business Manager, Jason is responsible for the relationships and execution of Customer Service Level Agreements with key insurers and employers within WA. Working with an established team, and alongside the State Managers across the country, Jason oversees effective service delivery, identifying strategies for customers to address key focus areas to ensure ongoing achievement of key performance metrics.
Jason remains an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
|Date||Friday 11th February, 2022|
|Time||13:00 – 17:00 course|
|Venue||Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como|
|Cost||Early Bird before 11/12/21
Rural/ remote member $75.00
Standard rate after 11/12/21
Rural/ remote member $92.50
|Refreshments||Afternoon Tea included|
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