Jennifer Leyen, M.Ed, BA
Jennifer Leyen has over 20 years experience working in the field of disability and rehabilitation. In her current role as director, Special Care Services at WorkSafeBC, she provides leadership to highly specialized clinical and case management teams supporting clients with catastrophic physical and psychological injuries. The core values that have guided Jennifer’s career and approach to working with clients are inclusion, independence and employment. Jennifer has a BA from the University of British Columbia, a certificate in disability management from the National Institute of Disability Management, and a Masters degree in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies from the University of Calgary.
Session: Moving forward – next steps for mental health case management, recovery and return to work
Description: WorkSafeBC is continuing to develop and strengthen programs and supports for injured workers with mental health injuries.
In this session, you will learn about the new service delivery model for injured workers with mental health claims at WorkSafeBC. It will include an overview of new treatment approaches and the early results of an expanded multi-disciplinary case management team. A case study will highlight the benefits of taking an individualized approach to ensure greater success with treatment and return to work interventions.