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Collaborating with the workplace to enable good work for your patient/client
This webinar discusses how practitioners can better support a client’s recovery by facilitating their continued participation in, and return to, work in a way that improves their health and wellbeing.
Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss the benefits of participating in good work with patients/clients who are experiencing mental health conditions that may impair their ability to work, including the benefits of recovery and a timely return to work.
  • Identify what 'good work' looks like for patients/clients and how practitioners can encourage the workplace to provide 'good work' that supports health and wellbeing.
  • Discuss how to constructively engage with the workplace and other stakeholders to help patients/clients optimise their health and work participation and recovery outcomes.
  • Recommend ways to deal with barriers to recovery and return to work, and assist patients/clients to realise the benefits of participating in good work.
This webinar was co-produced by MHPN and Comcare.

This is webinar is part of a two-part series, watch the first webinar here.

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' bios:
  • Dr. Dielle Felman (Psychiatrist, VIC)
  • Dr. Cath Kelaher (General Practitioner and Occupational Physician, ACT)
  • Dr. Jacqui Stanford (Psychologist, VIC)
  • Kevin Figueiredo (General Manager Risk, Safety and Sustainability, NSW)
Facilitator: Prof. Stephen Trumble (General Practitioner, VIC)


This webinar was produced in November 2022. 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.