Rehabilitation and Disability Management

Help employees make a safe transition back to work

College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals
VRA Canada
British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists

Canada faces an acute need for professionals to help employees return to work after facing medical, physical and other challenges. In our diploma program and courses, you’ll learn to make appropriate and ethical decisions, facilitate accommodations and implement medical, psychological and ergonomic assessments.

  • Take conveniently scheduled two- to three-day courses
  • Meet training requirements for the Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) designation
  • Earn continuing education units for CVRP, VRAC or BCAK designations
  • Learn from established professionals in rehabilitation and disability management
  • Build a professional network of peers

Location update: This program has moved to online-supported remote delivery through April 2022 to protect the health and safety of our community.

Part-Time Diploma Program


8 courses
2-3 days/course

Finish in 7 months

Thu/Fri–Sat daytime


In our diploma program you’ll work with a cohort, benefiting from the experience of your classmates, as well as from our instructors, who are all rehabilitation and disability professionals.

You'll learn about:

  • Common illnesses and chronic conditions that impact ability to function at work
  • Issues surrounding mental health in the workplace
  • Ethics and professional conduct
  • The role of assessments in rehabilitation and disability management
  • Legal, ergonomic and technological aspects of vocational accommodations
  • Management of return-to-work processes

Is this program for you?

We’ve designed our diploma program for professionals who work in:

  • Health care
  • Human resources
  • Counselling
  • Career development
  • Social services



2–3 days/course

Thu/Fri–Sat daytime


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June 2021

3 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation REH125 REH125-ON12141

August 2021

5 Professional Conduct and Ethics REH124 REH124-ON12141

September 2021

16 Assessments in Rehabilitation and Disability Management REH126 REH126-ON12171

October 2021

15 Vocational Accommodations REH128 REH128-ON12171

November 2021

18 Strategic Communication and Working Alliances REH129 REH129-ON12171

December 2021

9 Interventions and Return-to-Work Process REH130 REH130-ON12171

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