This book introduces the occupational therapist to the practice of vocational
rehabilitation. As rehabilitation specialists, Occupational Therapists work
in a range of diverse settings with clients who have a variety of physical,
emotional and psychological conditions. Research has proven that there are many
positive benefits from working to health and well-being. This book highlights
the contribution, which can be made by occupational therapists in assisting
disabled, ill or injured workers to access, remain in and return to work.
Table of Contents
1 Understanding Vocational Rehabilitation.
2 The Evolution of Vocational Rehabilitation.
3 The Meaning and Value of Work.
4 Theoretical Frameworks in Vocational Rehabilitation.
5 Service Models in Vocational Rehabilitation.
6 Occupational Therapy and the Vocational Rehabilitation Process.
7 Vocational Rehabilitation for Specific Health Conditions and Disabilities.
8 Team Structures in Vocational Rehabilitation.
9 Working within the Law in Industry.
10 Future Directions.
"[The book] will be of interest to those involved in the rehabilitation process. An interesting book." (Primary Health Care, October 2008)