Handbook of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Evaluation: Application and Implementation of the ICF - NOW Available !

Since its approval in 2001 the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) has increasingly shown utility in various application areas including vocational rehabilitation and disability evaluation.

Springer book Cover FrontGeared to the ICF, the book entitled Handbook of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Evaluation: Application and Implementation of the ICF outlines current science-based methods in assessing impairment and capabilities and emerging approaches to management specifically relating to work participation. It is part of the series "Handbooks in Health, Work, and Disability" of the Springer Publishing Company and was launched at the European Union of Medicine in Assurance and Social Security (EUMASS) Congress in Stockholm, Sweden on 12 September 2014.

Details about the book can be found on the Springer website: http://www.springer.com/medicine/book/978-3-319-08824-2.

It can also be ordered on various online portals.

For further details, download the flyer (click here) or contact the ICF Research Branch Coordinator, .

ICF Core Set Manual for Clinical Practice - Now in Spanish

The World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is the common framework to understand and describe functioning and disability. ICF Core Sets facilitate the description of functioning in clinical practice by providing lists of categories selected from the entire ICF for various health conditions and health care contexts.cover spanish version coresetmanual

Published in English, German, Italian, Chinese, Korean and now Spanish. This manual will soon be available in Portugese and Japanese. It includes:

  • An introduction to the concepts of functioning and disability.

  • A description of the development process of the ICF Core Sets and their purpose.

  • An introduction to the application of the ICF Core Sets in clinical practice based on a documentation form and use cases.

  • All available ICF Core Sets and corresponding documentation forms.

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