Humanising Workers Compensation – Conversation on the Couch with Rob and James
In this 2 part video series, a couple of our authors, Rob Sams and James Ellis, have a chat about the dehumanizing discourse in the field of workers compensation and how it dis-empowers injured workers by removing their choices and hinders their recovery. In fact the traditional system can actually induce what James calls “secondary Injury”. The guys discus the more successful approach of “meeting” and listening to and engaging people rather than just “processing” them.
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