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A collection of resources for Occupational Therapists in the form of publications, audio clips, media and websites.

Publications & Print

Fear of Re-Injury – What Part Do We Play to Keep Employees at Work?

Spring 2018 HRmatters Magazine – Published by CPHR Manitoba

Fear of Re-Injury – What Part Do We Play to Keep Employees at Work?

JOHN INJURED HIS back, and when he came back to work he only lasted a few days before he went off work again. Yet when Phil injured his back, he missed very little time and seems to be managing fine being back at work.

Does this sound familiar? How can the outcomes of two employees with similar injuries and job duties be so different?

Though we know that there are individual differences with recovery times, we now also know that psychological factors are more important than physical factors regarding return to work outcomes.

Read the full article here...

See the article published in HRmatters Magazine


Radio & Audio

CJOB Radio Interview with Lorraine Mischuk

Occupational Therapist, Lorraine Mischuk talks about how an injury can affect the whole person - physically, cognitively, mentally and spiritually - and how Occupational Therapy can help.

Listen to the Interview with CJOB – Part 1

Listen to Occupational Therapist, Lorraine Mischuk talk about how Occupational Therapy can help make the transition from injury to being back at work a successful one.

Listen to the Interview with CJOB – Part 2


Media & Videos

Breakfast Television Winnipeg Spot with Lorraine Mischuk

Occupational Therapist, Lorraine Mischuk spent some time at Jeremy's desk organizing and adjusting to help his posture

Watch the video from Breakfast Television Winnipeg

Occupational Therapist, Lorraine Mischuk shows us how to set up our desk to keep from getting a kink in the neck or a needed trip to the doctor

Watch the video from Breakfast Television Winnipeg


Occupational Therapy Resource Websites

National Institute of Disability Management and Research
www.nidmar.ca

Institute for Work and Health
www.iwh.on.ca

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health
www.gov.mb.ca/labour/safety

The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
www.caot.ca

The Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists
www.msot.mb.ca

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOSH)
www.ccohs.ca

The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH)
www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
www.osha.gov

Canadian Mental Health Association
www.cmha.ca

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health
www.camimh.ca

Mental Health Commission
www.mentalhealthcommission.ca

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