Mental Stress: Psychiatry and Psychology in Workplace Safety and Insurance Law
Author(s): Ontario Bar Association
Publication Date: May 2016
Format: shipped (hardcopy), download (PDF)


Description
The most challenging workplace safety and insurance cases involve mental illness and injury. Chronic pain disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychotraumatic disability and mental stress have become part of our everyday vocabulary. Join us for a comprehensive look into the basics of psychiatry and psychology in the workplace safety and insurance context. Our experts will discuss such key issues as how to deal with vulnerable clients and unrepresented parties who suffer from mental health issues, understanding the causal relationship between employment and mental injury, and managing a complex return to work. You will also learn more about how it can impact your own life and the importance of mental wellness.

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Robert A. Boswell, Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP (Barrie)
Stephen C. Roberts, McTague Law Firm (Windsor)
Michelle Zare, Zare Paralegal Services Professional Corp. (Hamilton)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Psychology Primer for Advocates
Dr. H. Jane Storrie, Ph.D., C.Psych., ABDA, Past-President, Ontario Psychological Association

Psychiatry and Psychology for Advocates: Important Concepts Related to Medical-Legal Reports
Dr. Ash Bender, MD, FRCPC, Psychiatrist, CAMH
Dr. H. Jane Storrie, Ph.D., C.Psych., ABDA, Past-President, Ontario Psychological Association

Vulnerable Clients and Capacity Issues: A Rights Based Approach
Edgar-Andre Montigny, ARCH Disability Law Centre

Litigation Guardians at Administrative Tribunals
C. Tess Sheldon, ARCH Disability Law Centre

Significant Contributions and Diminishing Returns
Deborah Hudson, Turnpenney Milne LLP
Michelle Zare, Zare Paralegal Services Professional Corporation

Noteworthy Cases
Michelle Zare, Zare Paralegal Services Professional Corporation

Best Practices for the Employer for Effective RTW Outcomes with PTSD
Cézanne Charlebois, MA, LLB, Charlebois Associates

Case Study for the Employer - PTSD
Cézanne Charlebois, MA, LLB, Charlebois Associates

PTSD and Chronic Pain
Dr. Eleni Hapidou, Clinical Psychologist, Hamilton Health Science

Mental Health and Return to Work: How the Tribunal Adjudicates Benefits Where Return to Work Breaks Down
Maryth Yachnin, IAVGO Community Legal Clinic

Case Study
Maryth Yachnin, IAVGO Community Legal Clinic

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997
S.O. 1997, Chapter 16 - Schedule A, Ontario

Traumatic Mental Stress
WSIB Ontario, Operational Policy Document Number 15-03-02

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in First Responders and Other Designated Workers
WSIB Ontario, Operational Policy Document Number 15-03-13

Psychotraumatic Disability
WSIB Ontario, Operational Policy Document Number 15-04-02

Chronic Pain Disability
WSIB Ontario, Operational Policy Document Number 15-04-03

Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Decision No. 2157/09
WSIAT, Decision No. 2157/09

Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Decision No. 665/10
WSIAT, Decision No. 665/10

Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Decision No. 665/10I2
WSIAT, Decision No. 665/10I2

Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Decision No. 1945/10
WSIAT, Decision No. 1945/10

Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Decision No. 480/11
WSIAT, Decision No. 480/11

Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Decision No. 1246/14
WSIAT, Decision No. 1246/14

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