Occupational Therapy and Vocational Rehabilitation
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This book introduces the occupational therapist to the practice of vocational rehabilitation. As rehabilitation specialists, Occupational Therapists work in a range of diverse settings with clients who have a variety of physical, emotional and psychological conditions. Research has proven that there are many positive benefits from working to health and well-being. This book highlights the contribution, which can be made by occupational therapists in assisting disabled, ill or injured workers to access, remain in and return to work.


Joanne Ross is the author of Occupational Therapy and Vocational Rehabilitation, published by Wiley.



1 Understanding Vocational Rehabilitation.

2 The Evolution of Vocational Rehabilitation.

3 The Meaning and Value of Work.

4 Theoretical Frameworks in Vocational Rehabilitation.

5 Service Models in Vocational Rehabilitation.

6 Occupational Therapy and the Vocational Rehabilitation Process.

7 Vocational Rehabilitation for Specific Health Conditions and Disabilities.

8 Team Structures in Vocational Rehabilitation.

9 Working within the Law in Industry.

10 Future Directions.





"[The book] will be of interest to those involved in the rehabilitation process. An interesting book." (Primary Health Care, October 2008)