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Overview 

Advance your disability case management knowledge and skills through an exploration of concepts, evidence-based best practices, legal obligations, and ethical responsibilities. By recognizing the essential contributions of disability management—including their role in enhancing employee well-being, retention and productivity—you will be better equipped to reduce the cost of work disruption. 

Using a highly interactive learning approach, with case studies and real-life scenarios, the program aims to provide you with a deeper analysis of the many approaches, roles, complexities and challenges in the field and specific functions. 

While more broadly applicable, courses focus on a public sector context and utilize examples from school board and municipal environments. 

With a total of four courses to complete, this certificate program allows you to apply your knowledge and experience while engaging in the learning. 

Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completing of this program, you will be able to: 

  • Effectively apply concepts and evidence-based best practices of disability management when managing claims 
  • Utilize current concepts and evidence-based best practices to support employees and manage attendance 
  • Explain and accurately apply the legislative and regulatory requirements that relate to disability management and/or attendance management for employees and their personal information 
  • Promote a culture of employee and workplace wellness through illness intervention, psychological health and safety implementation, employee engagement, and organizational culture enrichment 

Careers 

  • Disability Management 
  • Attendance Management 
  • Employee Wellness 
  • Human Resources 

Details 

The program requires the completion of four required courses. You must receive a passing grade of 50% or more for each of the four courses to earn this certificate.

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Enrolment is on a course-by-course basis and there is no application required. This program is intended for adult learners who are at least 18 years of age. Course availability changes each semester. It is recommended you submit notification requests for each course in the program to be informed when registration opens. Course registration closes before the start of the semester.

Complete 4 required courses. Request your parchment through the OpenEd Student Portal once all requirements are met.

It will take approximately 4 years at one course per year to complete and receive the certificate.

The price per course is currently $955. Course prices are subject to change and are not guaranteed. The total cost of the program may vary depending on available discounts* and the length of time to completion.

*There are early bird and alumni tuition discounts available for this program.

Additional Information 

If you would like additional information about this program, please contact our Main Office

Sponsoring Partner 

Ontario Association of School Business Officials (OASBO) 

Upgrade to a Diploma

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