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Vocational Rehabilitation 2022

February 11 @ 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 or impairments to overcome barriers in accessing, maintaining, or returning to employment or other useful and meaningful 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 areas of vocational rehabilitation;

  • Case Management
  • Job Task Analysis
  • Risk Assessments
  • Hierarchy of goals (Same Employer/New Employer)
  • Specific Services
  • Barriers to Vocational Rehabilitation
  • 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 to any Allied Health professional looking to gain a basic understanding of Vocational Rehabilitation services, the benefits and key deliverables.

Presented by : Hannah Thong

Hannah is the Regional Team Leader at WorkFocus Australia. She is an Occupational Therapist and has extensive experience in Vocational Rehabilitation.

She has a passion for advocating for and educating people about occupational therapy and the value it can have in improving a person’s quality of life.

Currently her role provides Injury Management advice and providing vocational rehabilitation services as a Team Leader with WorkFocus Australia. She can comfortably manage a varied caseload of clients, ensuring each client has the highest level of client centred care and support. She also manages a team of Rehabilitation Consultants that service Regional WA. Her strengths lie in a organised and proactive approach to case management and her ability to build excellent rapport with clients.


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

Member $100.00

Rural/ remote member $75.00

Non-members $187.50

Student $50

Standard rate after 11/12/21

Member $125.00

Rural/ remote member $92.50

Non-members $187.50

Student $65.00

Refreshments Afternoon Tea included
Book Online

Pay via invoice options are available using the ‘Book Online’ function below. Proceed to checkout and please ensure your billing details including company name are correct. Once your order has been received our finance officer will generate your invoice and email to the email address provided

If you prefer booking offline, you can use the registration form below.

**PD Registration Form 2021


February 11
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


WA Occupational Therapy Association