Abilities Management

Course Code: BHSW 4001

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course in Abilities Management examines key legislation, concepts and influential factors of abilities management. The contextual focus will be predominantly on Canadian legislation and regulations such as the Workplace Safety Insurance Act; however, other countries and their abilities management practices are addressed. Students will be able to recognize factors within governments and organizations that influence abilities management including legislation, policy and procedures, human resources, group benefits, collective agreements and stakeholder relations. Students will gain familiarity with the process of an abilities management program including the selection and coordination of claims, needs assessments, job analysis, return to work planning and processes, external professional assessments, and program evaluation. Students will develop an understanding and use for an integrated program within the workplace