Course Description

This course provides an overview of how to assess, create and update the policies and procedures your organization has regarding supporting persons living with disabilities. With the knowledge you gain from this course, you’ll be able to feel confident in your organization’s ability to provide a safe and productive work environment for all employees throughout the current Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Build on your understanding of disability in the workplace and why it’s important to update documentation to reflect that new understanding
  • Capture information that helps you make informed decisions in your workplace to improve policies and procedures
  • Use simple strategies to help build a policy and procedure manual that speaks to managing disabilities in the workplace
  • Develop strategies for involving employees in the adoption of new policies and procedures
  • Walk away with a system for updating and reviewing policies to maintain up-to-date information for your organization and employees


If you have been provided with a Record ID through your organization, please update your profile before enrolling in a course. In order for your certificate to be issued, your profile needs to be up-to-date prior to your enrollment.

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Tara Beaton

Tara Beaton started her career in education before transitioning into disability management and vocational rehabilitation. With over 20 years of professional experience as a consultant, coach, leader and trainer, Tara has developed and delivered courses for York University, 3 Ontario community colleges, Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences, and VRA Canada. She maintains the RRP, RVP, CVRP, RTWDM, and CDMP designations, and she co-developed Canada’s certification examination for certified vocational rehabilitation professionals. In addition to her 2 undergraduate degrees, Tara holds a university diploma in Disability Management, and a master’s degree in Adult Education. When she’s not planning her next trip to New Orleans, you can usually find Tara taste-testing her husband’s cooking (and occasionally sneaking a piece to their dogs, Molly and Indy Anna).

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Disability Management Policy & Procedure Building for Employers

    • Introduction

    • Course Instructions

    • Pre-survey

    • Zoom Registration Link

    • Pre-work

    • Course Materials

    • Additional Resource

  • 2


    • Evaluation survey