Webinar Series
Work Disability Management System (WDMS) Standard (CSA Z1011:20)

Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness, and Performance (CISWP), and Canadian Standards Associations (CSA Group) have partnered together to present a webinar series on the Work Disability Management System Standard (CSA Z1011:20).

Register in advance for these free webinars below.

Partners: Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness, and Performance (CISWP), and Canadian Standards Associations (CSA Group)

Accessibility: Captioning, Sign Language and French-English Interpretation will be made available upon request. Please send your request at least five business days in advance to: simam@iwh.on.ca (for webinars hosted by CRWDP) or pmatos@conestogac.on.ca (for webinars hosted by CISWP).

Webinar 1: Formal Launch of the Work Disability Management System (WDMS) Standard CSA Z1011

Date/Time: Monday, September 14th, 2020 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

Hosted by: CIWSP, Conestoga College

Outline:

  • Introduction, Welcome and Opening Remarks: Dr. Amin Yazdani (CISWP)
  • Standard Development Process: Candace Sellar (CSA)
  • Overview of the Work Disability Work Disability Management System Standard: Drs. Amin Yazdani (CISWP), Emile Tompa (CRWDP), David Brown (CIBC)
  • Q-A session

Panelists:

  • Drs. Amin Yazdani (CISWP)
  • David Brown (CIBC)
  • Emile Tompa (CRWDP)

Closing remark and announcing the next webinar:
Amin Yazdani (CISWP)

Registration is closed.
https://conestogac.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RstklpApQaGcs6pUIa9Zbg

Video recording of Webinar 1. PDF copy of Webinar 1 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 2: Conversations on Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Date/Time: Monday, October 5th, 2020 @ 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

Hosted by: CRWDP

Outline:

  • Introduction and Welcome: Dr. Emile Tompa (CRWDP)
  • Welcome from CSA Representative and Standards Overview: Candace Sellar (CSA)
  • High-level summary of the Standard (CSA Z1011:20, Work disability management system): Dr. Emile Tompa (CRWDP)
  • ​Panel Discussion: Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Q-A session: Moderated by Lina Lopez (CSA)

Panelists:

  • Dr. David Brown (CIBC)
  • Andrew Harkness (WSPS)
  • Drew Sousa (OOHNA)
  • Terri Szymanski (OPS Employee Union)

Closing remark and announcing the next webinar:
Dr. Emile Tompa (CRWDP)

Registration is closed.
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_clZWLrzvRkSfax0k7KSASg 

Video recording of Webinar 2PDF copy of Webinar 2 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 3: Continued Conversations on Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Date/Time: Monday, October 19th, 2020 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

Hosted by: CIWSP, Conestoga College

Outline: 

  • Opening Remarks (Dr. Amin Yazdani, Director, CISWP)
  • Standard Development Process (Candace Sellar, Program Manager, CSA Group)
  • Evidence Supporting the Work Disability Management System Standard (Dr. Amin Yazdani, Director, CISWP) 
  • Panel Discussion: Mental Health in the Workplace

Panelists:

  • Alec Farquhar: Chair, Engagement, Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy Steering Committee, Disability and Work Canada
  • Dr. Behdin Nowrouzi-Kia: Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Georgia Pomaki: Leader, Mental Health Specialists; Wellness, Disability & Life

Registration is closed.
https://conestogac.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1HDSTlnnRUuz4KJ25MJ5cQ

Video recording of Webinar 3. PDF copy of Webinar 3 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 4: Conversations on the Employer Perspective

Date/Time: Monday, November 9th, 2020 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by: CIWSP, Conestoga College

Outline:

  • Opening Remarks (Dr. Amin Yazdani, Director, CISWP)
  • Standard Development Process (Lina Lopez, Project Manager, CSA Group)
  • Overview of the Work Disability Management System Standard (Dr. Amin Yazdani, Director, CISWP)
  • Panel Discussion: Implication for Employers

Panelists:

  • Dr. Tyler Amell: Adjunct Faculty, Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences
  • Michael MacDonald: Manager, Health Services, Jazz Aviation
  • Dr. David Brown: Medical Director, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
  • Drew Sousa: Executive Director, Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association

Registration is closed.
https://conestogac.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vMrdwNqdSj-pwBvJBsNw4g

Video recording of Webinar 4. PDF copy of Webinar 4 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 5: Conversations on the Implications for Persons with Disabilities

Date/Time: Monday, December 7th, 2020 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

Hosted by: CIWSP, Conestoga College

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Challenges for Persons with Disabilities
-Panel Discussion: Making it Work for Persons with Disabilities

Register in advance for this free webinar:
https://conestogac.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QhA7JN5KRVGkPBYq5TKC-g

Video recording of Webinar 5. PDF copy of Webinar 5 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 6: Continued Conversations on the Implications for Persons with Disabilities

Date/Time: Monday, January 11th, 2020 @ 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

Hosted by: CRWDP

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Challenges for Persons with Disabilities
-Panel Discussion: Making it Work for Persons with Disabilities

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https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oHb0jvzcRfqugOKImna1kg

Video recording of Webinar 6. PDF copy of Webinar 6 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 7: Continued Conversations on the Employer Perspective

Date/Time: Monday, January 25th, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

Hosted by: CRWDP

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Challenges Faced by Employers
-Panel Discussion: Employer Perspective

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https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Q7JPqEgPQ-OleP4DHOKn4g 

Video recording of Webinar 7. PDF copy of Webinar 7 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 8: Conversations on the Insurance Provider Perspective

Date/Time: Monday, February 8th, 2021 @12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by: CIWSP, Conestoga College

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Insurance Provider Challenges
-Panel Discussion: Insurance Providers Perspectives

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https://conestogac.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1_-jrEv6Rf-HC8BUPsrZeA

Video recording of Webinar 8. PDF copy of Webinar 8 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 9: Continued Conversations on the Insurance Provider Perspective

Date/Time: Monday, February 22nd, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by: CRWDP

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Insurance Provider Challenges
-Panel Discussion: Insurance Providers Perspectives

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Video recording of Webinar 9. PDF copy of Webinar 9 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 10: Conversations on the Role of Healthcare and Disability Management Service

Date/Time: Monday, March 8th, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by: CIWSP, Conestoga College

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Service Provider Challenges
-Panel Discussion: Service Providers Perspectives

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https://conestogac.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vXpMfAWBT0eSausnuAdYbw

Video recording of Webinar 10. PDF copy of Webinar 10 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 11: Continued Conversations on the Role of Healthcare and Disability Management Service

Date/Time: Monday, March 22nd, 2021 @ 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by: CRWDP

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Service Provider Challenges
-Panel Discussion: Service Providers Perspectives

Register in advance for this free webinar:
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Video recording of Webinar 11. PDF copy of Webinar 11 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 12: Conversations on the Labour Perspective

Date/Time: Monday, April 5th, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by: CIWSP, Conestoga College

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Challenges Faced by Workers
-Panel Discussion: Labour Perspective

Register in advance for this free webinar:
https://conestogac.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sxeheRtOTTaHksW6pj1SoQ

Video recording of Webinar 12. PDF copy of Webinar 12 presentation slides.

 

Webinar 13: Continued Conversations on the Labour Perspective

Date/Time: TBD. End of April, 2021 @ 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by: CRWDP

Outline:
-Introduction
-Evidence Supporting the Standard: Challenges Faced by Workers
-Panel Discussion: Labour Perspective

Register in advance for this free webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_z29GsfWqRaSNrP24rJSGMw

Video recording of Webinar 13. PDF copy of Webinar 13 presentation slides.