Workers Compensation

You are invited to attend: Humanising Workers Compensation (Sydney Workshop) When? Wednesday 31 May to Thursday 01 June 2017 Where? Sydney's iconic Wayside Chapel - 29 Hughes Street Kings Cross Who? This Workshop will be facilitated by James Ellis from Framework Group and Rob Sams from Dolphyn. James and Rob provide a unique mix of both hands on experience and study in the ...… Discover more >>>>>


Humanising Workers Compensation: the missed opportunity – by James Ellis from In preparation for dipping my toe into the public arena of the RTW summit I read through the training material generously provided by the energetic convenor, Mark Stipic. I’m a podcast addict and I’ve been absorbing Mark’s podcasts (RTW Nation) on my daily bike ride. ...… Discover more >>>>>


I’m Not Playing Any More By Hayden Collins – First published here Have you ever felt that somebody is manipulating you for their own gain? That your vulnerabilities are being exploited, leaving you helpless? We have all been targets to this kind of behaviour, and I’m sure many of us have inflicted it upon others. Some may ...… Discover more >>>>>


The Village Effect There are many different approaches adopted by organisations to support people injured at work. These include consultant doctors, on-site Physiotherapy, free and confidential psychologists (EAP), ‘case-conferencing’ and specialized rehabilitation providers. All of which can be useful and helpful. Understandably, the typical approach to treating injuries and illnesses is to send people to specialists in ...… Discover more >>>>>


How Semiotics Affects The Return To Work Process A brilliant essay submitted as part of his study for the Graduate Diploma in the Psychology of Risk – by Hayden Collins – The Essay Question: What is the semiotics of the return to work industry? DOWNLOAD THE ESSAY: Semiotics and RTW Extract: The current approach to rehabilitation and return to ...… Discover more >>>>>


I work in workers compensation by James Ellis – FIRST PUBLISHED HERE When I tell people, at a BBQ for example - when their PC demeanour is perhaps suppressed - that I work in the arena of workers compensation, the reaction is usually disappointing. It would be very rare for someone to react by saying that it ...… Discover more >>>>>


Humanising Workers Compensation – Conversation on the Couch with Rob and James In this 2 part video series, a couple of our authors, Rob Sams and James Ellis, have a chat about the dehumanizing discourse in the field of workers compensation and how it dis-empowers injured workers by removing their choices and hinders their ...… Discover more >>>>>


The workers compensation discourse A friend that I study with visited me recently with his wife. Cheekily, she chastised us for overusing the word ‘discourse’. “Why don’t you just say conversation or talking” she suggested? Almost simultaneously, and defensively, we responded by stating our position…..that discourse is so much more than the spoken words. According to Iara ...… Discover more >>>>>