Research Assistant, B.Sc., PhD (c)
Ongoing project :
- Return-to-work accommodations following depression: General and specific actions advocated by employers and human resources managers
- Challenges around mental health and work: The perspective of managers in a large health organization
Involved as a rehabilitation consultant and clinical coordinator for almost 15 years in the field of vocational rehabilitation, Marie-France Bastien has extensive empirical knowledge of work incapacities and experience in engaging all stakeholders involved in return-to-work (RTW) to collaborate in order to achieve a durable return to work for employees on sick-leave. Her research interests focus on establishing the reality and needs of Québec general practitioners and psychiatrists for case management of work incapacities for common mental disorders.