Dr Petrina Casey, Director, Health Policy, Prevention & Supervision at the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), gives us the low-down on this timely shift.
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In part two of a three part series on identifying and managing psychosocial issues in RTW, Dr Pam Garton discusses psychosocial assessment.
Phone triage is an effective gateway to early intervention, securing cost and recovery benefits via a broad-spectrum approach, with support services accessible to workers regardless of work causation.
Motivational interviewing is very beneficial, according to injured workers who need practical help or more information about navigating workers' compensation systems. However, workers who are doing ok on their own don't benefit.