Comprehensive Disability Management - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443101137, 9780702036781

Comprehensive Disability Management

1st Edition

Authors: Henry Harder Liz Scott
eBook ISBN: 9780702036781
Paperback ISBN: 9780443101137
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 6th October 2005
Page Count: 212

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Comprehensive Disability Management explores current knowledge of disability management and provides insight into new concepts. This book documents proven techniques for reducing the financial and human costs of disability. It introduces the first theoretical model in this developing profession and provides practical examples of how to implement and manage an effective disability management program.

Key Features

  • Formulates the business case for disability management in an organization, helping the reader understand how disability management fits into the overall functioning of a corporation.
  • Presents a theoretical model that recognizes the influence of multiple issues on a disability outcome.
  • Reviews proven disability management techniques for ensuring evidence-based best practice treatments.

Table of Contents

1. History and Evaluation of Disability Management
2. Components of Disability Management
3. A Conceptual Model for Disability Management
4. Disability Management in the Organization
5. Disability Management and Prevention
6. Program Development
7. Early Intervention
8. Claim Initiation
9. Claim and Care Management
10. Return to Work
11. Rehabilitation
12. Duty to Accommodate
13. Program Evaluation
14. Communication
15. Ethics in Disability Management
16. Future Trends in Disability Management


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About the Author

Henry Harder

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Chair, Disability Management Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Liz Scott

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal, Organizational Solutions, Ontario, Canada