Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation

Effective Dates

December 31, 2009 - June 30, 2012

Policy Code

RE-10

General Information

The vocational rehabilitation policy supports the fundamental principle "to provide injured workers with rehabilitation to assist them to overcome the effects of workrelated injuries as much as possible."

This policy falls within the context of the Yukon Worker's Compensation Health and Safety Board's (YWCHSB) strategic plan which states, in part: "Working together with workers, employers, injured workers and their families, the YWCHSB focuses on addressing the needs of workers and employers in changing work environments and helping workers overcome work-related injuries in both human and economic terms".

Purpose

This policy outlines the objectives, application and process, services, and the roles and responsibilities of participating members of the Case Management Team in vocational rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation

February 11, 2007 - June 30, 2008 | CS-11 | Client Services

Vocational Rehabilitation

June 30, 2008 - December 31, 2009 | RE-10 | Return to Work

Loss of Earnings Benefits

June 30, 2008 - June 30, 2012 | EL-01 | Earnings Loss

Merits and Justice of the Case

June 30, 2008 - December 16, 2013 | EN-02 | Entitlement

Return to Work - Overview

December 31, 2009 - June 30, 2012 | RE-01 | Return to Work

Duty to Co-Operate, Part 2 of 4: Roles and Responsibilities

December 31, 2009 - June 30, 2012 | RE-02-2 | Return to Work

Employment Readiness

December 31, 2009 - June 30, 2012 | RE-12 | Return to Work