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

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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November 2019

14 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation REH125 REH125-SU11971

January 2020

9 Professional Conduct and Ethics REH124 REH124-SU12011

30 Assessments in Rehabilitation and Disability Management REH126 REH126-SU12011

February 2020

28 Vocational Accommodations REH128 REH128-SU12011

April 2020

2 Strategic Communication and Working Alliances REH129 REH129-SU12011

30 Interventions and Return-to-Work Process REH130 REH130-SU12011

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