Waskesiu voc rehab workshop 010

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Power Point of Val Lougheed's workshop on Facilitating the Transition from Acute Recovery to Community Life and Work at Waskesiu for the SK WCB on Sept. 14th, 2010

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Waskesiu voc rehab workshop 010

  1. 1. Val Lougheed Northern Lights Canada 1-800-361-4642 www.northernlightscanada.ca [email_address] Facilitating the Transition from Acute Recovery to Community Life and Work
  2. 2. #NLCAN www.slideshare.com/vlougheed www.northernlightscanada.ca/about/about-val-lougheed/be-still
  3. 7. Objectives <ul><li>Inform </li></ul><ul><li>About the experience of returning to life and work after injury </li></ul><ul><li>Understand </li></ul><ul><li>The things that block successful reintegration </li></ul><ul><li>Enable </li></ul><ul><li>Us to facilitate people’s transition from ‘hurt/sick and stuck’ to ‘well and working’ </li></ul>
  4. 8. Sources <ul><li>Lived Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation and Follow Through </li></ul></ul>
  5. 9. Sources <ul><li>“ You don’t want your impairments to define you – you want them to inform you.” </li></ul><ul><li>Hanita Dagan, personal communication, 2005 </li></ul>
  6. 11. Sept. 9 – p.m.
  7. 13. Identity Disintegration and The Re-organization of Self March 2004
  8. 14. “ In the aftermath of traumatic life events … [the] sense of self has been shattered.” (Herman, 1992, p. 61) “ An existential crisis …” (Hanita Dagan, personal communication, 2005)
  9. 15. My Manifesto
  10. 16. Facilitating Transition <ul><li>What does it mean to recover and return to work? </li></ul><ul><li>What can I do to recover and return to work? </li></ul><ul><li>What can we do to facilitate recovery and a return to work? </li></ul>
  11. 17. Food For Thought
  12. 18. The Aim of Rehabilitation “ to empower & enable consumers to act effectively in a spirit of self-reliance” Hope, Timmel & Hodzi, 1984
  13. 19. Recovery & Resilience <ul><li>Ability to return to original form after being bent (bounce back) </li></ul><ul><li>A novel and unpredictable recombination of [its] elements. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Change </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>(Dixon, 2006, p. 228) </li></ul>
  14. 20. Work-Job Readiness <ul><li>“ Preparation of physical, mental, emotional and other vocational resources for entry into competitive employment.” </li></ul>Wright, G. N., 1980, p. 617
  15. 21. Motivation, Self Efficacy, and Follow Through <ul><li>We only follow through with activities we believe we are capable of doing. </li></ul><ul><li>These beliefs (self-efficacy expectations) relate not to objective skills but to assumptions about personal capabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>The most effective way to increase self-efficacy expectations is to try increasingly demanding activities in authentic environments. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Betz & Hackett, 1981; Krumboltz & Thorenson, 1961; Bandura, 1986; Knowles, 1980; Abbey-Livingston & Kelleher, 1988; Senge, 1990 </li></ul></ul>
  16. 22. Transitions <ul><li>“ It isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transitions.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Change is situational: the new site, the new boss, the new team roles, the new policy.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ A transition is the psychological process people go through to come to terms with new situations.” </li></ul>William Bridges
  17. 23. Facilitating Transition <ul><li>What does it mean to recover and return to work? </li></ul><ul><li>What can I do to recover and return to work? </li></ul>
  18. 24. Mind Mapping What can we do to facilitate recovery and a return to work?
  19. 25. <ul><li>A Canadian company with a team of over 220 employment and rehabilitation specialists, case managers, corporate trainers, and support staff whose primary goal is to help you achieve yours.   </li></ul><ul><li>We offer 4 major divisions of service: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocational Rehabilitation Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employer Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Training. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For more information, please contact us: </li></ul><ul><li>1-800-361-4642 </li></ul><ul><li>www.northernlightscanada.ca </li></ul>
  20. 26. Voc Rehab Canada (VRCAN) is a national consortium of experienced regional vocational rehabilitation companies. VRCAN provides customers with single-point access to VR services anywhere they are needed in Canada, whether on an individual service or contract basis. Member companies include: For more information, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-361-4642 CVE Inc. Genesis Rehabilitation Ltd. Diversified Rehabilitation Group Western Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. Occupational Rehabilitation Group of Canada (ORGOC) Northern Lights Canada Peter Campbell & Associates OPTIMA Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Alternatives Limited / Vocational Alternatives Software Advantage Rehabilitation Consultants Ltd. Sage Rehabilitation & Management Consulting Inc Argus Management Consultants, Inc.

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