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AGM 2017 Report

10/25/2017 12:00 AM
The Annual General Meeting report for 2017 is now available!

Annual General Meeting 2017

10/23/2017 9:00 AM
CIRPD is now known as WWDPI - Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute. Join us at our virtual AGM, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 for the formal announcement and guest speakers!

Call for Abstracts- 2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®

10/4/2017 9:00 AM
​The Office for Total Worker Health® within the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is excited to announce that the call for abstracts for the 2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health® is now OPEN.

​Membership Passes Special Resolution To Change Name Of The Organization​

9/28/2017 9:00 AM
Membership passes Special Resolution to change name of the organization from Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability to the Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute / Institut sur le bien-être au travail et la prévention de l'incapacité. Documents have been filed to request name change.

General Meeting

9/1/2017 2:00 PM
Members are invited to join us for a General Meeting to vote on a special resolution to change the name of the organization.

Traumatic Brain Injury, Sleep Disorders, and RTW Webinar Follow-Up

8/21/2017 2:00 PM
Dr. Mollayeva was kind enoungh to answer a few of the ​remaining questions from our audience

Award-Winning New Research: Motivational Interviewing - Plus Rehabilitation –Gets Employees Back to Work Faster Than Rehabilitation Alone

8/10/2017 11:00 AM
A recent conference has awarded two members of a University of Alberta research team, whose groundbreaking work involves a new approach to helping employees with muscle and joint problems or injuries, successfully return to work. The technique involved – motivational interviewing - is a low cost, low risk approach that has proven to be effective with injured workers in increasing return-to-work rates. Motivational interviewing, in the workplace setting, is an employee-centered counselling approach that assists in resolving their doubt and/or contradictory ideas regarding work ability.

Building Resilience for Leaders and Organization Webinar Wrap Up

6/27/2017 10:00 AM
A recap of the May 26, 2017 webinar with Graham Lowe. He is a recipient of the Canadian Workplace Wellness Pioneer Award and holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Toronto.

Certificates of Attendance

6/22/2017 10:00 AM
Did you know we provide letters of attendance for professionals who are looking to get CEC credit for attending our live webinars?

Join us at the Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces Conference June 1-3, 2017

5/9/2017 1:00 PM
This multidisciplinary conference brings together business/labour leadership and other stakeholders who play a role in creating and sustaining safe, healthy, and productive workplaces.
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