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WWDPI Maintenance Notice

1/16/2018 1:00 PM
The WWDPI servers/ websites may be down Thursday or Friday (January 18-19, 2018) between 8 PM – 11 PM for maintenance.

Disability and Work in Canada national conference

11/20/2017 12:00 PM
Disability and Work in Canada national conference: National conference unites stakeholders striving to make the world of work more welcoming for persons with disabilities.

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.
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