Facilitated by Rhea Mercado

About the course

This one-day course is an introduction and a real-world view of occupational rehabilitation consultancy. If you are new to the industry, considering joining the industry, or have been around for a while, this course will have something for you.

The course aims to provide an overview of the main activities of the job, and how to accomplish these in a common-sense, practical, and caring way.

The course will explore the core of occupational rehabilitation, and the realities of initial assessments, workplace assessments, medical case conferences, and return to work plans.

You will learn practical, real-world skills about

  • planning assessments
  • communicating with the worker and the stakeholders
  • what questions to ask and how to ask them
  • setting rehabilitation and recovery goals, and
  • what information stakeholders actually want and need

And, you will discover that with effective and caring interactions, occupational rehabilitation consultants can genuinely support the worker, the medical team and rehab support team to achieve an outcome.

Course Highlights

  • Snacks and drinks are provided
  • You will learn real-life practical tips to case management
  • The course will take you through a case from initial assessment to the development of a return to work plan
  • Highly interactive course with lots of time for discussion
  • Practical and activity-based assessments
  • Small participant numbers (Max 10 participants)

Course Content

  • Introduction to occupational rehabilitation consultancy
  • Initial assessments
  • Workplace assessments
  • Medical case conferences
  • Developing recovery at work plans
  • Managing difficult cases

Course Schedule

  • Parramatta: TBC
  • Private courses available all year round – Contact us
  • Want to attend this course? Contact us to express your interest

Your investment

  • ESSA Members – $330
  • ESSA Student Members – $275
  • General admission – $385
  • Students (non-ESSA) – $300.00
  • *Private Booking – $3,300 (max 12 people)

*all prices are inclusive of GST

How many continuing education points do you get?

8 CEP – Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

The ESSA Professional Development Committee certifies that this Professional Development offering meets the criteria for 8 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points.

All participants will receive a certificate of attendance with 8 learning hours.

For others, please check with your relevant association.

Ready to get started?

We aim to still run the courses following the NSW government guidelines including social distancing, good hygiene practices, and limiting the number of participants.

In the event that we have to cancel a course, or you cannot attend because of COVID-19, we will try to find you another course date or give you a FULL refund. Thanks!