IPAR has been selected as one of the rehabilitation provider partners to particpate in a University of Queensland study.
The study, titled: Does Self Management Increse The Effectiveness of Vocational Rehabilitation For Chronic Compensated Disorders? aims to test whether the addition of Chronic Disease Self Management Programs (CDMP) improve the ability of our job seekers to obtain new employment, as well as measuring the impact of the intervention on a number of other attributes e.g. general health and vocational readiness.
The Chronic Disease Self Management Program was develop and Stanford University in the United States and aims to use group education and support to improve self efficacy and condition self management.
The study will take place over the next 12 to 18 months and include job seekers from our Victorian branches. We are very excited to be involved in this research.
If you would like any further information please contact Kate Priest or Sarah Arnol in our Melbourne office on 03 8648 0900.