WHDM 403: Case Management & Service Coordination Part 1 (1.5 credits)

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to case management and service coordination from both a general and return to work focus. This is the process whereby one individual acts as the central liaison and facilitator for the delivery to clients of a range of services, including services that can facilitate a return to work. Models of case management will be examined and key challenges explored.

WHDM 206 (310): Decision Making & Data Analysis (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to workplace data collection and analysis activities, and to the role of statistical analysis in general. An overview of how and why data is collected in the workplace, and the role of data analysis in organizational and program decision making, will be followed by a general introduction to statistics and methods of analysis that are used to interpret data. Basic descriptive and inferential statistical techniques will be presented in the context of their use in the workplace.

WHDM 305: Interviewing Skills for Helping Professionals (1.5 credits)

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to interviewing techniques that are effective in a workplace health context. Participants will explore and demonstrate communication skills that they can use to uncover challenges and opportunities and develop effective responses to both. Models of helping and the potential and limitations of the helping role will be explored.

WHDM 301: Communication in the Workplace (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the theory and practice of communication, with a focus on the use of effective communication techniques in individual and group situations in the workplace.

WHDM 209: Organizational Change & Development (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to expand awareness and knowledge of multiple issues related to organizational development and change. It will enable students to understand the principles and tools employed in organizational change initiatives, and to identify the role of program managers in implementing, assisting with and responding to changes in vision, focus, attitudes, organization and activities and policies.