Samantha McIntosh RSSW, RVP, CVRP, CRTWC

Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant/ Vocational Evaluator


 

Language

English

Education & Certifications

  • Member of College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals Certificate No. 545
  • Management of Human Resources Diploma – Sprott School of Business
  • Addictions Care Worker Diploma, McMaster University
  • Social Service Worker Diploma, Algonquin College
  • Registered Vocational Professional (RVP)
  • Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP)
  • Certified Return to Work Coordinator (CRTWC)
  • Certified General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) Assessor
  • Registered Social Service Worker (RSSW)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
  • Member of Canadian Association of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (VRA)
  • Member of Canadian Assessment Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Society (CAVEWAS)
  • Member of the Canadian Society of Professionals in Disability Management (CSPDM)
  • Member of the International Society of Professionals in Disability Management (ISPDM)
  • Member of the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (CVRP)
  • Member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • Member of the National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR)

Summary of Experience

Experience in the field of vocational rehabilitation including considerable experience providing vocational rehabilitation services within the Auto Insurance, Short/Long-Term Disability Insurance, Work Safe Insurance Board (WSIB) Ontario sector, and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

Possesses nine years of expertise in the conduct and interpretation of vocational evaluations and assessments; as well as in the implementation of vocational rehabilitation recommendations and accommodations. Experienced in return to work coordination, case management, employer services and disability management services.

Skilled in managing ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of community and work integration programs; identifying barriers to employment; job skills training; employment counselling; workshop facilitation; vocational planning; career assessment and determination; job coaching; providing life skills training; and effectively communicating and consulting with medical professionals and other stakeholders.

Continuing Education

  • Emergency Room Case Management – Utilization and Overcrowding Issues
  • Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors (Part I)
  • Effective Disability Management Programs
  • Introduction to Return to Work Coordination
  • Physical Impairments, Rehabilitation Services and Return to Work
  • Mental Health Issues, Rehabilitation Services and Return to Work
  • Professional Conduct
  • Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors (Part II)
  • Disability Management in Unionized Organizations
  • Disability Management from a Human Resources Perspective
  • Management and Organizational Skills in Disability Management
  • Ethics and Countertransference
  • Confidentiality in the Digital World
  • The Challenge and Dilemma of Technology
  • Job Analysis
  • The Role of Assessment
  • Disability and Diversity in the Workplace
  • An Ethics Framework for Case Managers, Rehab Counsellors and Disability Managers
  • Code of Professional Conduct for Case Managers
  • Return to Work: Post Brain Injury
  • Blast Injuries Part 3: Rehab and return to Work
  • Empowerment for the Disabled

 

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