Course Description

Employers are keen to locate and hire the best talent possible. This means employers need strategies to identify, recruit, and hire top-quality candidates. Now more than ever, businesses recognize that their best competitive advantage comes from their people.


In addition to finding great employees, employers have to respond to ever-changing environments, including the regulatory environment. A full framework of employment laws exist in Canada, including with respect to hiring and employing people living with disabilities.


This course brings together these 2 considerations: We take the need to abide by laws regarding the employment of people living with disabilities and see how that can in fact be turned into a competitive advantage, through finding top talent.


Learning Outcomes 

  • Benefits of diverse and inclusive workplace practices to make change happen
  • Ways to address company culture around employing people living with disabilities
  • Identifying and removing barriers
  • Addressing bias and stigma in the workplace 
  • Consideration for employees living with disabilities
  • Disabilities, functioning, and accommodation
  • Ideas for change


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 membershipservices@workwellnessinstitute.org


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

    Recruiting and Hiring People Living with Disabilities

    • Introduction

    • Course Instructions

    • Pre-survey

    • Zoom Registration Link

    • Pre-work

    • Course Materials

  • 2

    Post-course

    • Evaluation survey