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.
This program is hands-on, current, and timely. It uses real-life scenarios and case studies that are very useful for me in my day-to-day activities as a disability case manager.
Upon successful completion 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
- Promote a culture of employee and workplace wellness through illness intervention, psychological health and safety implementation, employee engagement, and organizational culture enrichment
- Disability Management
- Attendance Management
- Employee Wellness
- Human Resources
The program requires the completion of the two required courses and a minimum of two elective courses. You must earn a minimum grade of 50% for each course.
blended, including face-to-face and/or online (synchronous and/or asynchronous)
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 the two required courses and a minimum of two elective courses. Request your parchment through the OpenEd Student Portal once all requirements are met.
A minimum of two courses are offered each year. The certificate can be completed in approximately two years.
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.
If you would like additional information about this program, please contact our main office.