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Rehabilitation Case Manager Forum

For: Employers and managers

Rehabilitation Case Manager Forum

About the forum

The latest Rehabilitation Case Manager Forum focused on practical skills to assist Rehabilitation Case Managers to engage effectively with employees and support positive RTW outcomes in a pandemic impacted society.

This forum featured two guest presenters:

    • Louise Pitcher is an experienced clinical psychologist and is the founder of Trauma Strong. She has worked to promote, prevent, intervene early and maintain effective approaches to individual and organisational wellness.
    • Jeanette Kinahan has over 30 years of experience and practice working in personal injury prevention and management and is Co-Director of Thriving People.

Comcare also provided an update on our current return to work initiatives.


When: Thursday 24 March 2022
Time: 2.00 – 3.30pm AEDT

Past forums

28 October 2021

This forum featured two guest presenters:

  • Amber Tratter is a Senior Relationship Manager at the Australian Network on Disability who works with Australian businesses to build the capacity of their employees to confidently welcome employees with disability into all aspects of business. Amber is a professional facilitator and trains teams to ensure they are getting it right and leads projects across Australia to empower people with disability.
  • Morgan Tear is a Research Fellow at BehaviourWorks Australia. Morgan’s research lies at the intersection of social, cultural, and organisational psychologies. He was a researcher on the Employee awareness project; a joint 2019 project with Comcare that investigated how to better empower people with a temporary or permanent injury, illness or disability to use work as part of their recovery.

22 July 2021

The forum featured the Early Matched Care at Australia Post program (EMCAP). Australia Post Group recently won the Recovery at and Return to Work Award for this program at the 2021 Comcare National Work Health and Safety Awards.

24 March 2021

This forum discussed strategies for supporting and motivating employees, and effectively engaging psychologists and treating doctors.

10 December 2020

Comcare presented information on how it engages with Workplace Rehabilitation Providers and how Comcare can support RCMs in their role to improve rehabilitation and return to work outcomes for employees. Two employers operating within Comcare's scheme presented on the importance of acting early.

For past forum enquiries, email forums@comcare.gov.au.

Page last reviewed: 30 June 2021
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Date printed 29 Jun 2022