Rehabilitation and Disability Management Diploma
Canada faces an acute need for professionals to help employees return to work after facing medical, physical and other challenges. In our part-time diploma program, you’ll learn to make appropriate and ethical decisions, facilitate accommodations, and implement medical, psychological and ergonomic assessments. The program will also bring you a step closer to earning your Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional designation.
Why this program?
- Meet training requirements for the Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) designation
- Earn continuing education units for CVRP, Vocational Rehabilitation Association Canada or BC Association of Kinesiologists designations
- Learn from established professionals in rehabilitation and disability management
- Develop a professional network of peers
- Graduate with a certificate that confers SFU alumni status
To graduate, pass all courses required to complete the program.
Summer: May 5–Dec 10, 2022
Fall: Sep 2022–Apr 2023
Class time: 14–21 hours/month
Homework: 6–10 hours/month
Thu/Fri–Sat 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Pacific Time
- Rehabilitation and Disability Foundations (REH120)
- Mental Health Issues in Rehabilitation and Disability Management (REH121)
- Professional Conduct and Ethics (REH124)
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (REH125)
- Assessments in Rehabilitation and Disability Management (REH126)
- Vocational Accommodations (REH128)
- Strategic Communication and Working Alliances (REH129)
- Interventions and Return-to-Work Process (REH130)
Course materials included
$75 program application fee
Seats are reserved for diploma students until approximately one month before start date.
Applications are now open for the program beginning May 2022.
Wylie Chan has spent a lifetime helping people heal from physical ailments and return to the workplace, first as a kinesiologist, then as an exercise physiologist.
They say experience makes the best teacher. For Pamela Stronski, living through her own struggles with a debilitating illness has set her on the path to a rewarding new career.