Turning a dead-end into a new start

Stefanie Garber

An individualised, flexible re-training program aimed at giving people confidence may be key to returning workers to employment.

Many injured workers are not able to return to their old job. Facing the prospect of job hunting in an entirely new industry can be intimidating for someone already struggling with injury. Some workers may become dissuaded or depressed, and drop out of the workforce entirely. High quality rehabilitation and re-training programs can make an enormous difference in assisting people into different jobs.  Alicia Payne, a public servant and rese...

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Published 02 September, 2013 | Updated 15 June, 2021