Psychosocial and Cognitive Factors with Functional Capacity Evaluations and Return to Work
2-Nov-2018 8:00 AM - 3-Nov-2018 5:00 PM - Psychosocial and Cognitive Factors with Functional Capacity Evaluations and Return to Work
Psychosocial and Cognitive Factors with Functional Capacity Evaluations and RTW
Instructor: Lorraine Mischuk O.T. Reg. (MB)
Dates: November 2 and 3, 2018
Location: Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade, Toronto ON
Cost: $625 + GST Early Bird Rate until September 1, 2018, $665 + GST Regular Rate
Registration: http://maxot.ca/MAC-Workshops/ Registration is limited to allow for small group learning.

This in-depth workshop for mental health conditions emphasizes current evidenced based research and practice, objective assessment tools; uses clinical case studies, video, small group discussion and clinical reasoning activities. Many factors influence mental health including trauma/PTSD, anxiety, fear avoidance-panic, depression, additions, personality traits, coping styles, chronic health conditions, brain injury, physical injury, workplace influences, cultural and family influences. Occupational Therapists are unique as the only health care professional that brings the whole integrated person approach. Whether you are conducting a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE), Functional Abilities Evaluation (FAE), worksite assessment or developing gradual return to work/stay at work programming, the whole person integrated approach is key for successful safe and sustainable return to work and stay at work.

Learning Objectives:
  • Hierarchy of objective assessment tools for mental health conditions – psychological, social behavioral, cognitive
  • Individual beliefs – perceptions (self-efficacy, volition, ability/disability, work environment)
  • Translate assessment results and integrate findings to work functional ability
  • Strategies and treatment
  • Strength based approach
  • FCE and RTW methods (including best effort – consistency)
  • Therapist factors

Prices include handouts, USB stick with assessment tools and supporting research articles, beverages and healthy snacks.
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