Business as usual: Managing RTW and psychiatric disability

Gabrielle Lis

Dr Geoffrey Waghorn tells us about the importance of employment for people with severe mental illness - and how it's best achieved by simple, everyday good management.

Dr Geoffrey Waghorn is a Senior Scientist at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research and has written extensively about employment and severe mental illness.  When he shared his expertise with RTWM, he had some surprising news for employers: managing return to work for staff with psychiatric disabilities is pretty much "business as usual". Why? Because people who have a psychiatric disability have a lot in co...

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Published 08 February, 2009 | Updated 06 October, 2015