Professor
Registered Psychologist
Coordinator, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselling
Office:
Scarfe Library Block 297

Education:

University of Warsaw

Awards:

British Columbia Psychological Association Practice of the Profession, Parke O. Davidson Award November, 2003
Diplomate, Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
Diplomate, American Board of Vocational Experts
Fellow, Academy of Clinical Psychology
American Psychological Association’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to Disability Issues in Psychology, April 2013.

Selected Publications:

Schultz, I. Z., Law, A., & Cruikshank, L. (2016). Prediction of occupational disability from psychological and neuropsychological evidence in forensic context. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.

Schultz, I.Z. and Greer, S. (2016). Neuropsychological, psychological, and vocational assessment of high achievers in a medico-legal context. Psychological Injury and Law, 9, 154-165.

Schultz, I. Z. (2013). DSM-5 Neurocognitive Disorders: Validity, reliability, fairness and utility. Psychological Injury and Law, 6(4), 209-306.

Schultz, I. Z. & Warren P. (2013). Advances in improving return work outcomes in disability compensation context: From research to practice. Psychological Injury and Law, 6(3), 161-163.

Schultz, I. Z. (2010). Neurocognitive Disorders in DSM-V:  Forensic Perspective; Psychological Injury and Law; 3, 272-288.

Schultz, I. Z. (2009). Determining Disability: New Advances in Conceptualization and Research. Psychological Injury and Law.

Young, G. & Schultz, I. Z. (2009). Trauma and Psychological Injury: Practice, Clinical, Legal, and Ethical Issues. Psychological Injury and Law, 2 (1).

Schultz, I. Z. (2008). Disentangling Disability Quagmire in Psychological Injury and Law. Part I. Disability and Return to Work: Theories, Methods and Applications, Psychological Injury and Law, 1(2), 94-102.

Schultz, I. Z. & Stewart, A. M. (2008). Disentangling Disability Quagmire in Psychological Injury and Law. Part II. Evolution of Disability Models: Conceptual, Methodological and Forensic Issues, Psychological Injury and Law, 1 (2), 103-121.

Schultz, I. Z., Stowell, A. W., Feuerstein, M., & Gatchel, R.J. (2007). Models of return to work for musculoskeletal disorders. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 17, 327-352.

Prchakin, K. M., Schultz, I. Z., & Hughes, E. (2006). Pain Behaviour & Development of Pain-related Disability: The Importance of Guarding. Accepted for publication, Clinical Journal of Pain.

Linton, S. J., Gross, D., Schultz, I. Z., Main, C., Côté, P., Pransky, G., & Johnson, W. (2005).  Prognosis and the Identification of Workers Risking Disability: Research Issues and Directions for Future Research. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 15(4), 459-489.

Schultz, I. Z., Crook, J., Berkowitz, J., Milner, R., & Meloche, G. R. (2005). Predicting Return to Work After Low Back Injury Using the Psychosocial Risk for Occupational Disability Instrument: A Validation Study. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 15(3), 365-376.

Schultz, I. Z., Crook, J., Meloche, G. R., Berkowitz, J., Milner, R., Zuberbier, O. A., & Meloche, W. (2004). Psychosocial Factors Predictive of Occupational Low Back Disability: Towards Development of a Return to Work Model. Pain, 107, 77-85.

Schultz, I. (2003) Multivariate Modelling of Occupational Pain Disability: Workers’ Compensation Policy Implications. Pain Research & Management, 8 (Supplement B), 25B.

Hunt, D. G., Zuberbier, O. A., Kozlowski, A., Robinson, J., Berkowitz, J., Schultz, I. Z., Milner, R. A., Crook, J. M., & Turk, D. C. (2003). Reliability of the Lumbar Flexion, Lumbar Extension and Passive Straight Leg Raise Test in Normal Populations Embedded within a Complete Physical Examination. In R. S. Panush (Ed.), The Year Book of Rheumatology, Arthritis, and Musculoskeletal Disease (pp. 265-266). St Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc.

Prkachin, K. M., Schultz, I., Berkowitz, J., & Hughes, E. (2003). Pain Behavior in the Prediction of Return to Work and Disability Following Low Back Injury. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S148 (Abs.).

Schultz, I. Z., Crook, J. M., Berkowitz, J., Meloche, G. R., Milner, R., Zuberbier, O. A., & Meloche, W. (2002). Biopsychosocial Multivariate Predictive Model of Occupational Low Back Disability. Spine, 27(23), 2720-2725.

Hunt, D. G., Zuberbier, O. A., Kozlowski, A. J., Berkowitz, J., Schultz, I. Z., Milner, R. A., Crook, J. M., & Turk, D. C. (2002). Are Components of a Comprehensive Medical Assessment Predictive of Work Disability Following an Episode of Occupational Low Back Trouble? Spine, 27(23), 2715-2719.

BOOKS

Olson, K., Young, R., & Schultz, I. Z. (Eds.) (2016). Handbook of Qualitative Research for Evidence-Based Practice. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Ltd.

Schultz, I.Z. & Gatchel, R.J. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of Return to Work: From Research to Practice. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Ltd.

Gatchel, R. J. & Schultz, I. Z. (Eds.) (2014). Handbook of Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability Disorders in the Workplace. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Ltd., 509pp.

Gatchel, R.J. & Schultz, I.Z. (Eds.) (2012). Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Ltd. 576pp

Schultz, I. Z. & Rogers, E. S. (Eds.) (2010). Work Accommodation and Retention in Mental Health. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Ltd.

Schultz, I. Z. & Gatchel, R. J. (Eds.) (2007). Handbook of Complex Occupational Disability Claims (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Ltd.

Schultz, I. Z. & Gatchel, R. J. (Eds.) (2005). Handbook of Complex Occupational Disability Claims: Early Risk Identification, Intervention and Prevention. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Ltd.
Read The New England Journal of Medicine review here.

Schultz, I. Z. & Brady, D. O. (Eds.) (2003). Psychological Injuries at Trial. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association

Theoretical Orientation:

Cognitive-behavioural, eclectic

Research Projects:

Co-Chair of Task Force on Guidelines for Assessment and Treatment of Persons with Disabilities, American Psychological Association, 2006-2008

Early Intervention with Low Back Injured Workers at High Risk for Chronic Occupational Disability; grant sponsored

Towards Evidence-Informed Best Practice Guidelines for Job Accommodations for Persons with Psychological and Neuropsychological Disabilities: grant sponsored

Courses Taught:

CNPS 532B Psychological Assessment in Counselling
CNPS 632 Advanced Assessment
VRHC 512 Psychosocial & Vocational Aspects of Disability