Learning and Development Manager - Workplace Rehabilitation and HealthBSocSc, PGDipPsych, PhDWorkplace Rehabilitation and HealthQLD

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Dr Waghorn has 24 years' experience as a Registered Psychologist and 23 years in research. He is one of the leading experts on vocational rehabilitation including Individual Placement and Support (evidence-based supported employment) within Australia and internationally. To date Dr Waghorn has contributed to over 120 peer reviewed research publications. Most of his research has focussed on improving the recovery and social inclusion of individuals living with disabilities and health conditions. In 2014 Dr Waghorn entered into the Disability Employment Australia Hall of Fame for his significant contribution to improving the lives and experiences of people with mental illness seeking employment. Dr Waghorn's expertise includes an ability to simplify complex information and research to ensure that it can be practically applied in the real world. Dr Waghorn is a passionate advocate of open employment for people living with disabilities and severe mental illnesses who want to work. He has challenged low expectations in society with questions such as “show me the evidence that this person cannot work given the right support and a suitable job match.” Dr Waghorn is currently assisting ORS to improve our services through ongoing evaluation and the implementation of best practice innovations. He is currently overseeing a systematic review of best practices in insurance-based vocational rehabilitation along with Dr Helen Lockett.

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