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Vocational Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Study Day


Start Date:

Fri 21 Aug 2020, 09:00 am


Fri 21 Aug 2020, 04:30 pm


Conference Room, Education Centre, Keneperu Hospital
Hospital Drive Porirua


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$220 incl of gst

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Therapeutic Solutions


Vocational Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Study Day - Therapeutic Solutions

This one day study day focuses on the impact that brain injury has on successful engagement in vocational activities and aims to increase awareness of the prevalence of brain injury in the work place.

Content will explore common impairments and functional challenges that impact on occupational performance in vocational settings and will discuss strategies for assessment, education and management to promote successful outcomes for both client and employer.

Who should attend?

Any rehabilitation professional or case manager working within specialist vocational rehabilitation services or is involved in general rehabilitation provision where obtaining employment or returning to employment is a goal for their neurological client.

Date: Friday 21st August 2020            Time: 9. am -4.30pm

Venue: Conference Room, Education Centre, Kenepuru Hospital, Hospital Drive

Porirua, Wellington

Cost: $220 incl of gst am and pm teas and resource manual

Registration Form: download to complete

Topics covered:

  • Brain Injury mechanisms and classifications – concussion, PCS and moderate to severe brain injuries and vascular profiles

  • Recognising brain injury in vocational settings

  • Consequences of brain injuries – specific impairments and commonly observed TBI and CVA profiles

  • Understanding the impact of cognitive impairments and strategies to accommodate them.

Return to work considerations:

  • Predictors and inhibitors of successful return to work – Why can it fail?

  • Promoting collaboration- client, employer, case manager and whanau

  • Client and employer requirements

  • Grading return to work

  • Injury management strategies

  • Predicting and managing risk

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