21. Preparing for and Managing Trauma within Organizations: How to Rehabilitate Employees Back to Work

  1. Rick Hughes1,
  2. Andrew Kinder2 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper3
  1. Andrew Kinder and
  2. Jo Rick

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch21

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

Kinder, A. and Rick, J. (2012) Preparing for and Managing Trauma within Organizations: How to Rehabilitate Employees Back to Work, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 3

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • organizational response to trauma support;
  • managing trauma within organizations;
  • HR and OH;
  • workplace, psychological and emotional well-being;
  • rehabilitation need;
  • work, and recovery;
  • return to a sense of normality, self-esteem, self-respect;
  • managing sickness absence, rehabilitation;
  • minimizing trauma-related sickness absence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Well-Being and Work

  • The Need for Rehabilitation

  • The Role of Work in Recovery

  • Legal Context

  • Risk Assessments

  • Managing Sickness Absence and Rehabilitation

  • The Role of the Line Manager

  • Policies and Practices

  • Bringing It All Together: Rehabilitation Plans and Minimizing Trauma-related Sickness Absence

  • The Conflicting Pressures on the Line Manager

  • Solution-Focused Interviewing

  • The Challenge of Rehabilitation for Organizations

  • Conclusion and Summing Up

  • Resources

  • References