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Supporting the mental health of people returning to work after a long-term injury
Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts for a discussion on how people with long term absences from the workplace due to an injury may be supported to return to work.

Watch a facilitated panel discussion of Mark's story to be better equipped to:

  • describe appropriate practices to sufficiently accommodate abilities, diversity and vulnerabilities of people returning to work
  • implement key principles of providing an integrated approach to the social and emotional well-being of people returning to work after a compensated injury
  • identify challenges, tips and strategies in providing a collaborative response to supporting social and emotional well-being of people returning to work. 

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios. 

  • Dr Mary Wyatt (Occupational Physician, Victoria)
  • Dr Dielle Felman (Psychiatrist, Victoria)
  • Dr Roya Dabestani (General Practitioner, Victoria)
  • Ms Keryl Egan (Clinical Psychologist, New South Wales)


  • Dr Konrad Kangru (General Practitioner, Queensland)


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This webinar was produced in October 2016. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission. Accordingly, MHPN and its employees and agents shall have no liability (including without limitation liability by reason of negligence) to any users of the information contained in any MHPN webinar for any loss or damage (consequential or otherwise) cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information contained in MHPN webinars and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation of the information.