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Øystein Spjelkavik

Øystein Spjelkavik


Spjelkavik is carrying out a wide range of working life research, such as work inclusion, job development and job retention. He has undertaken  research on models, organizational forms, labor market measures and methods related to participation in working life.

He has led several projects on work inclusion and has worked closely with the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) and employers, on the development of inclusion skills competence. His core competence is  policy-oriented formative evaluation, research and development and action research. He has led and participated in multi-disciplinary research teams in several national and international projects.

Spjelkavik has published several research reports, articles, books and book chapters, and is a respected  speaker to a wide range of audiences.

Fields of study

Subject areas

Supported employment   Work inclusion   Inclusion Skills Comepetence   Employer perspective   Place-train

Research projects

Scientific publications

Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Enehaug, Heidi ; Klethagen, Pål; TERJESEN, Hans Christoffer Aargaard ; Howe, Emilie Isager; Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Løvstad, Marianne; Andelic, Nada (2023). Workplace accommodation in return to work after mild traumatic brain injury. 14 p. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation. Vol. 74.

Howe, Emilie; Andelic, Nada; Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Røe, Cecilie; Søberg, Helene L. ; Hellstrøm, Torgeir; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Enehaug, Heidi ; Lu, Juan; Ugelstad, Helene; Løvstad, Marianne; Aas, Eline (2022). Cost-effectiveness analysis of combined cognitive and vocational rehabilitation in patients with mild-to-moderate TBI: results from a randomized controlled trial. 13 p. BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 22.

Enehaug, Heidi ; Spjelkavik, Øystein (2022). Utvikling av inkluderingskompetanse i Nav og på arbeidsplass. Saltkjel, Therese; Rønningstad, Chris Andre; Sønderskov, Mette (Ed.). Samhandling og inkludering i arbeidslivet . Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Howe, Emilie; Andelic, Nada; Brunborg, Cathrine; Olsen, Alexander; Rike, Per-Ola; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Enehaug, Heidi ; Røe, Cecilie; Løvstad, Marianne (2022). Workplace Factors Associated With Return to Work After Mild-to-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. The journal of head trauma rehabilitation. Vol. 38.

Lystad, June Ullevoldsæter ; Rognli, Eline B.; Moen, Ellen Ånestad; Brinchmann, Beate; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Aamodt, Hanne Lorimer (2022). Arbeidsrettet behandling ved alvorlig psykisk lidelse i spesialisthelsetjenesten. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. Vol. 59.

Linnestad, Anne-Margrethe; Løvstad, Marianne; Groven, Karen Synne ; Howe, Emilie; Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Sveen, Unni (2022). "Manoeuvring in uncharted waters - a balancing act": A qualitative exploration of treatment and improvement after mild traumatic brain injury. 20 p. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.

Enehaug, Heidi ; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Alves, Daniele Evelin ; Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Howe, Emilie; Andelic, Nada; Løvstad, Marianne (2022). Workplace Barriers to Return-to-Work Processes. 23 p. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies. Vol. 13.

Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Howe, Emilie; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Røe, Cecilie; Rike, Per-Ola; Olsen, Alexander; Ponsford, Jennie; Andelic, Nada; Løvstad, Marianne (2021). Post-concussion symptoms three months after mild-to-moderate TBI: characteristics of sick-listed patients referred to specialized treatment and consequences of intracranial injury. 12 p. Brain Injury. Vol. 35.

Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Howe, Emilie; Andelic, Nada; Brunborg, Cathrine; Sveen, Unni ; Røe, Cecilie; Rike, Per-Ola; Olsen, Alexander; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Ugelstad, Helene; Lu, Juan; Ponsford, Jennie; Twamley, Elizabeth; Hellstrøm, Torgeir; Løvstad, Marianne (2021). Cognitive and vocational rehabilitation after mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury: A randomised controlled trial. 8 p. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Vol. 64.

Enehaug, Heidi ; Spjelkavik, Øystein ; Falkum, Eivind ; Frøyland, Kjetil (2021). Workplace Inclusion Competence and Employer Engagement<sup>1</sup>. 22 p. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies. Vol. 12.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete