Advertisement

Workplace Integration Through Disability Management

  • Thomas GeisenEmail author
Part of the Handbooks in Health, Work, and Disability book series (SHHDW)

Abstract

Disability management is a complex and systematic approach for counselling and intervention to secure labour market participation and to support labour market integration. The chapter argues that the participation into the labour market is crucial for social and individual well-being. Comprehensive disability management does not only focus on supporting the individual in its process of workplace and health integration. It does also contribute to organisational learning and development. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is an important instrument in disability management to identify the capabilities of an employee. In doing that, ICF contributes essentially to the success in disability management. Starting with some theoretical arguments on the relevance of labour in modernity, the chapter examines the development of disability management and identifies different types of disability management and discusses methods applied in disability management and requirements for disability management practitioners. Finally, new challenges in disability management are discussed.

Keywords

Labour Market Case Management Modern Society Vocational Rehabilitation Labour Market Participation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. 1.
    Arendt H. Vita activa. Oder vom tätigen Leben. München: Piper; 1996.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Geisen T. Arbeit in der Moderne. Ein dialogue imaginaire zwischen Karl Marx and Hannah Arendt. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag; 2012.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Arendt H. Über die revolution. München: Piper; 1994.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Akabas SH, Kurzman PA. Work and workplace. A resource for innovative policy and practice. New York: Columbia University Press; 2005.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Harder HG, Scott LR. Comprehensive disability management. Toronto: Elsevier; 2005.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Geisen T, Harder HG, editors. Disability management and workplace integration. New perspectives. Fanham: Gower Publishing; 2011.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Jahoda M, Lazarsfeld PF, Zeisel H. Die Arbeitslosen von Marienthal. Ein soziographischer Versuch. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp; 1975.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Geisen T. Sozialstaat in der Moderne. Zur Entstehung sozialer Sicherungssysteme in Europa. In: Kraus K, Geisen T, editors. Sozialstaat in Europa Geschichte, Entwicklung, Perspektiven. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag; 2001. p. 21–42.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Kraus K, Geisen T, editors. Sozialstaat in Europa: Geschichte, Entwicklung, Perspektiven. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag; 2001.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Marx K. Das Kapital. Berlin: Dietz Verlag; 1989.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Castel R. Die Metamorphosen der sozialen Frage. Konstanz: UVK Universitätsverlag Konstanz; 2000.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Antonovsky A. Salutogenese. Zur Entmystifizierung der Gesundheit. Tübingen: dgvt Verlag; 1997.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Akabas SH, Gates LB, Galvin DE. Disability management. A complete system to reduce costs, increase productivity, meet employee needs, and ensure legal compliance. New York: American Management Association; 1992.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    ILO. Managing disability in the workplace. ILO code of practice. Geneva: International Labour Office; 2002.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    WHO. Ottawa Charta for Health Promotion. Charter adopted at an international conference on health promotion. The move towards a new public health. 17–21 Nov 1986; Ottawa, 1986 Aug 19; 2010:[8 p.].Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    World Health Organization (WHO). World report on disability. Geneva: World Health Organization/The World Bank; 2011.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Ulich E, Wülser M, editors. Gesundheitsmanagement in Unternehmen. Arbetspsychologische Perspektiven. Wiesbaden: Gabler; 2009.Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Hochuli Freund U, Stotz W. Kooperative Prozessgestaltung in der Sozialen Arbeit. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer; 2011.Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Gursansky D, Harvey J, Kennedy R. Case management. Policy, practice and professional business. New York: Columbia University Press; 2003.Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Löcherbach P, Klug W, Remmel-Faßbender R, Wendt WR, editors. Case management. Fall- und Systemsteuerung in der Sozialen Arbeit. München/Basel: Ernst Reinhardt Verlag; 2005.Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Neuffer M. Case management. Soziale Arbeit mit Einzelnen und Familien. Weinheim/München: Juventa; 2007.Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Wendt WR. Case management im Sozial- und Gesundheitswesen. Freiburg im Breisgau: Lambertus; 2001.Google Scholar
  23. 23.
    Wendt WR, Löcherbach P, editors. Case management in der Entwicklung. Stand und Perspektiven in der Praxis. Heidelberg: Economica/MedizinRecht.de; 2006.Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Becker A, Hamburger F, Lenninger PF. Anforderungsprofile und Qualifikationsmerkmale in der Sozialen Arbeit der Caritas mit MigrantInnen. Freiburg im Breisgau: Lambertus; 1998.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Social WorkUniversity of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern SwitzerlandOltenSwitzerland

Personalised recommendations