Perspectives on Disability and Accommodation
This book, which was edited by Kelly Williams-Whitt, University of Lethbridge and Daphne Taras, University of Saskatchewan, is divided into three parts:
Part I: Foundations of the Duty to Accommodate: Perspectives from the Legal Profession
Part II: Practicing Disability Accommodation: Perspectives from the Workplace
Part III: Accommodation Partners: Perspectives from Outside the Employment Relationship
Disability Management Success: A global corporate perspective
The objective of this publication is to provide a global overview of disability and disability management; to provide awareness for the need and value of an effective workplace-based DM program so that companies can successfully compete in the exploding global economy; and to present two different case studies of global organizations that exemplify what it takes to implement an effective, comprehensive program and how this investment can pay off.
Challenges in Disability Management: A Resource Manual for Return to Work Practitioners
This manual is designed to assist return to work practitioners with some of their more challenging tasks. It is divided into two parts: the first describes some disabling conditions that present particular challenges and the second part discusses approaches to handling some challenging areas of practice related to many workers or to particular work settings.
Disability Management in the Workplace: A Guide to Establishing a Joint Workplace Program
This publication provides the reader with very practical information regarding the benefits of disability management and return to work and is divided into four main areas as follows:
Section I – Includes an overview and the financial case for DM, introduces the Codes of Practice that have been created nationally and internationally, defines disability and disability management, and provides information regarding Occupational Standards that have been developed for those working in the field.
Section II – Provides details on how to design a DM Program for a workplace.
Section III – Provides details on the return to work process.
Section IV – Details the evaluation process.
Five appendices are included which provide the reader with the results of international research, practical examples of successful programs, information regarding duty to accommodate and much more.
Code of Practice for Disability Management, 2nd edition
The Code of Practice was designed to provide a framework within which employers, unions, legislators, insurers and providers can work together for successful disability management outcomes. The second edition of the Code was created specifically to integrate Canada’s legislative framework, include significant international developments, and integrate new successful practices.
Occupational Standards in Disability Management : Establishing Criteria for Excellence In Canada
Canada’s first consensus-based National Occupational Standards in Disability Management, this publication outlines the rationale for setting the standards, the development process, the standards themselves and essential skills profiles for two vital new roles for disability management professionals – Certified Return to Work Coordinators and Certified Disability Management Professionals.