Course Description

This course provides an overview of the best practices of disability management and serves as an introduction to what a fulsome and productive disability management program looks like in an organization. 

By the end of this course, you’ll have the foundations you need to begin developing and using best practices in the workplace including resources and approaches. You can use this to improve your existing practices or as the starting point for developing a disability management system.   


Audience:

This program is designed for leaders, managers and employers who want to enhance their disability management systems. Disability management isn’t just for large entities - everyone can benefit.


What You’ll Learn:

If you participated in Part 1 of this series, you’ll remember navigating the basics of disability management. You identified how to understand disability management and you developed a plan for disability management in your workplace. You may recall some of the benefits of implementing effective disability management systems at work. You took a look at your own company's practices to identify opportunities for improvement. In this program, you’ll take what you’ve learned and apply it to a fictional company as well as your own company. You’ve learned a lot but there’s always more to learn. 

 

After this course you'll be able to:


  • Identify and use key terms and definitions 
  • Define undue hardship associated with accommodation and make decisions about how your organization can support persons with disabilities 
  • Manage episodic or short-term disabilities 
  • Plan for return to work accommodations, including the role of health care professionals 
  • Conduct a SWOT analysis  
  • Collect data in the workplace and apply it to make decisions 
  • Set and use SMART goals to improve disability management in the workplace 
  • Develop an action plan and use project management frameworks to implement change 
  • And implement best practices  


Course structure:

Information in this course is presented through animated videos. These videos follow a case study to explain key concepts and provide opportunities to reflect on your learning and encourage action steps to implement your learning in your organization.

This course is intended to take approximately 1.5 - 3 hours to complete. It is separated into modules and your progress is automatically saved, so feel free to complete at your own pace.


Members:

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. 

If you are having any issues, please contact [email protected]

Work Wellness Institute

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Part 2: Best Practices for Disability Management in the Workplace

    • Introduction

    • Pre-Survey

    • Managing Disability in the Workplace

  • 2

    Module One

    • Understand and Identify Opportunities to Overcome Barriers to Disability in the Workplace

  • 3

    Module Two

    • SWOT Analysis and SMART Goals for Managing Disability in the Workplace

  • 4

    Module Three

    • A Project Management Framework to Manage Disability in the Workplace

  • 5

    Course Summary

    • Course Summary

    • Evaluation Survey

    • Acknowledgements

    • Course Bibliography

    • Downloadable Materials