This textbook details vocational rehabilitation (VR). The first part is dedicated to the definition and to the influence of psychological aspects on successful vocational rehabilitation. Thereafter, the methods of evaluation as well as an analyse of efficacy are presented. Finally the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation in some clinical conditions is detailed. The second part of this textbook is dedicated to the description of the organisation of vocational rehabilitation in different countries of the European Community, i.e. institutions which are responsible for decisions, payments and strategy related to this subject.
Table of Contents
- Vocational rehabilitation: Definition and applications
- Vocational rehabilitation: the point of view of the insurance company.
- Disability as a process.
- Inability to work, disability and vocational rehabilitation: does the general practitioner have a role to play in these processes ?.
- Cultural aspects of vocational rehabilitation processes.
- Functional capacity evaluation (FCE).
- Work rehabilitation programs: Work hardening and work conditioning.
- Vocational rehabilitation and low back pain.
- Vocational rehabilitation in musculo-skeletal disorders - with examples mainly from neck-and shoulder region.
- Return to work after a traumatic brain injury: a difficult challenge.
- Vocational rehabilitation and spinal cord injuries.
- Vocational rehabilitation and pulmonary programs.
- Cardiac rehabilitation and vocational reintegration.
- Vocational integration in cancer rehabilitation
- Some examples of vocational rehabilitation management in Europe Vocational rehabilitation in Austria.
- Social security and vocational rehabilitation: the Belgian model.
- Vocational rehabilitation: The British Model.
- Vocational rehabilitation in Finland.
- French model of vocational rehabilitation.
- Vocational rehabilitation and participation in working life: the German model.
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Greek model.
- The Italian model.
- The Irish model.
- The Netherlands model.
- The Spanish model.
- The Swedish model.
- The Swiss model