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Course Description

Disability management is most effective when integrated and embedded into the strategies and culture of an organization. This course introduces an interdisciplinary approach to the concepts and practices of disability management, and addresses how to design, implement, and market an effective disability management program.

Course Details

Topics include: the importance of joint labour-management endorsement, a supportive infrastructure, the legal and ethical aspects, disability management practice standards, stakeholder roles and responsibilities, features of a gradual return-to-work program, program evaluation techniques, disability management best practices, prevention of workplace illness and injury, program marketing, role of an employee assistance program, and worker education and training.

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Define disability management
  • Identify the components of a disability management program
  • Utilize disability management information to analyze case studies
  • Analyze disability insurance plans and how they impact a disability management program
  • Demonstrate some basic disability management practices
  • Identify the impact that disability can have on the worker, employer and organization
  • Communicate the fundamentals of disability management to stakeholders

Notes

Formerly: BMC 237. (Students may not take both courses for credit.)

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 18, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019
Type
Class
Days
F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Textbook required

Title: Comprehensive Disability Management
Edition: 1 (2005)
Authors: Harder H & Scott L
Publisher: Elsevier Canada
ISBN: 978-0443101137

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with course materials before your first class.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Jan 21, 2020 to Mar 30, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Reading List / Textbook

Required Textbook

Tittle: Comprehensive Disability Management

Edition: 1 (2005)

Authors: Harer H & Scott L                      

Publisher: Elsevier Canada                      

 ISBN : 978-0443101137

Visit University of Calgary bookstore http://www.calgarybookstore.ca

 

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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