In this webinar Dr. Emile Tompa and Dr. Ellen MacEachen present their SSHRC funded Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy, which was recently launched to bring together stakeholders from across Canada to build consensus on a roadmap for work disability policy change.
Swiss researcher, Dr. Thomas Geisen, talks about current challenges and future perspectives that are arising in disability management. He brings a global outlook to the issue - based in Europe, he is currently involved in a study comparing disability management in Australia, Canada, China and Switzerland.
Chronic medical conditions affect many workplaces in a variety of ways. While there is a rise of self-management programs designed for individuals with chronic diseases or chronic pain, there are benefits that workplaces can gain from the strategies these programs entail.
Dr. William Shaw discusses how these programs can be adapted for use in the workplace.