One aspect of the overall rehabilitation process that focuses on restoring
an injured person's physical and mental capacity to perform work in a safe and
productive manner. This process is normally geared to individuals whose disabilities
permanently prevent them from returning to their prior positions without job
modification and is normally overseen by a vocational counselor or therapist.
For instances involving work-related injuries, the state workers compensation
act or another regulation establishes the type and range of services that must
be provided the injured employee.
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