REHAB MATTERS - Fall 2018 - Challenges

2 ➤ Rehab Matters ➤ Fall 2018 CONTENTS VRA Canada P.O. Box 370 Renfrew, ON K7V 4A6 1-888-876-9992 Publisher Megram 2-555 Hall Ave. E., Renfrew, ON K7V 4M7 1-613-432-9491 Managing Editor Bob Cross Writer/Editor Paula Roy Graphic Design/Layout Patti Moran Advertising Rehab Matters is published four times annually. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policies of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada. UPCOMING ISSUE DEADLINES Winter 2018 Mid-Nov. Spring 2019 Mid-Feb. Summer 2019 Mid-May Fall 2019 Mid-Aug. Winter 2019 Mid-Nov. *Dates are subject to change without notice OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF: 5 6 8 President’s Message 3 Message de la Président 4 About this issue’s theme 5 SPECIAL REPORT ON REHAB CHALLENGES By Paula Roy The increasing complexity of vocational rehabilitation work 6 VR professionals face increasing demand for services 8 The struggle against stigma 10 Managing difficult behaviors 12 A look at trauma and PTSD 14 By Denise E. Hall ‘Willful Blindness’: Is your workplace at risk psychologically? 16 By Denise E. Hall Mobile Rehab: Reflections of a travelling psychologist 18 By Arden McGregor How person-centred technology could help cognitive impairments 19 By Mary Pat Hinton and Shelley Smilek Working collaboratively in the realm of addiction medicine 21 By Robert Allen CAVEWAS Corner 24 14 21