In this International Vocational Rehabilitation Panel, experts from Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Austria showcase the services provided, as well as the value proposition and benefits of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) profession. Our panelists will specifically focus on the essential role of VR in the return-to-work transition and planning.
Who is this course for?
This program is designed for employers, leaders and managers that are looking to take a proactive approach in creating safe, healthy and inclusive workplaces for all.
Increase awareness of international Vocational Rehabilitation associations
Discuss value proposition of vocational rehabilitation, particularly in a return to work context
Impact of the pandemic on vocational rehabilitation and a look to the future
Tracey Kibble has been a Registered Rehabilitation Professional and member of VRA since 2004. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science, Services Worker diploma and a Master’s in Education. She is also a certified Return to Work Disability Manager and is a Vocational Rehabilitation Services Manager with Metrics Vocational Services
Julia Bunn is an accomplished Occupational Therapist who has specialized in the field of Vocational Rehabilitation for over 25 years. She is an active founding member of the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association and established her own rehabilitation company called Easec Pty Ltd in 2005
Joy Reymond is a Trustee for the Vocational Rehabilitation Association, and a Director on the Council for Work and Health. Joy trained as a clinical psychologist in the U.S. and Australia. In the UK Joy has specialized in developing the vocational rehabilitation profession.
Ingrid Pammer, Vocational and Social Pedagogue and mediator, has 30 years of experience in Vocational Rehabilitation and integration of people with physical and/or mental health conditions into the labour market. She represents BBRZ (Vocational Training and Rehabilitation Centre, Austria).