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Managing RTW & Vocational Recovery Outcomes

One Day Course | 6.5 Hours (8:30am - 4:00pm)

March 25, 2021
Cost: $225 Members, $375 Non-Members 

Level: Intermediate
Issues Covered: Medical, Compensation, Work Disability Prevention
Faculty Includes: Cory Turner, CRC | Julie Busch, MS, CDMS | Ryan Guppy, CDMS | Lloyd Brooks, WWCP

Credits Available/Pending: WWCP, 6.5 credits | Dept L&I, 6.5 credits | SHRM, 6.5 credits | CDMS, 6.5 credits | CRC, 6.5 credits

Upon completion of all eight WWCP sessions (72-hours) and required coursework, participants will receive a certificate of completion. Starting July 1, 2021, this certificate will be required for application to take the new Self-insurance Claims Administrator Examination administered by the Department of Labor and Industries.

The fifth step in our IIU's comprehensive, goal-oriented workers' compensation curriculum, this full-day workshop builds on the principles in prior introductory and intermediate trainings and focuses on the early return-to-work process, preventing work disability, and facilitating quality vocational recovery outcomes for workers. Students are given sample scenarios with designated classroom time for independent and group study exercises.

Topics Include:
  • Return-to-Work Purpose and Procedures
  • Light, Modified and Transitional Duty RTW
  • Return-to-Work Priorities
  • Employment Law and Regulation Affecting Return-to-Work
    • ADA Title 1, ADAAA
    • Washington State Law against Discrimination
    • Family and Medical Leave Act
    • Washington Family Leave Insurance
    • Collective Bargaining Agreements
    • Terminations
    • Voluntary Retirement
    • Lay Offs     
  • Communication with workers and other system participants
  • Worker Rights and Responsibilities
  • Job Modification and Permanent Accommodation
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Vocational Determination Process
  • Employability Assessments
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Plan Development Services
  • Pensions

Cancellation Information

No refunds will be given for cancellations made after March 18, 2021.