Malaysia signs agreement with the IDMSC

Representatives of the International Disability Management Standards Council (IDMSC) participated in the national Return to Work Conference hosted by Malaysia’s Social Security Organization (SOSCO / PERKES0) in Kuala Lumpur in July and in conjunction with this event, SOSCO signed an agreement with the IDMSC for use of its curriculum and professional certification standards. Significantly, the signing of the agreement was witnessed by Malaysia’s federal Minister of Human Resources. Dr. Mohammed Azman Bin Aziz Mohammed, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Operations), SOSCO talks about why this agreement is so important to this fast changing highly populated Asian country.  Full story

Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) of Ontario Licenses CBDMA

In operation less than two years, the Public Services Health & Safety
Association (PSHSA) of Ontario might still be considered a fledging
organization, but that it’s built on the longtime experience of three
previous agencies with similar mandates. President & CEO Louise
Logan likes to say, “We’re a young organization with a lot of history.”

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Social Security Organization of Malaysia Announces Plans to Host IFDM in 2016

Four years ago, Malaysia’s Social Security Organization (SOSCO/PERKESO) launched the country’s first Return to Work Program. Since then, Malaysia has made monumental strides in  improving disability management knowledge and practices in the region. Now, SOSCO is taking another step in solidifying its leadership role in disability management among Asian nations by hosting the International Forum on Disability Management in Kuala Lumpur in 2016.

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New Global Professionals

The international portability of the Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP) and Certified Return to Work Coordinator (CRTWC) professional designations is just one of the many advantages afforded those who earn certification. There are currently over 2,000 professionals located in 10 countries. The following are reports from various jurisdictions.

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IDMSC Designations Set a Professional Standard of Practice

In 2010, just under 70 individuals across Canada successfully passed the professional certification examinations and achieved the designations of Certified Return to Work Coordinator (CRTWC) and Certified Disability Management Professional(CDMP). The examinations are administered under the auspices of the International Disability Management Standards Council (IDMSC). These individuals join an ever-expanding body of certified professionals located in 10 countries around the world. In this first in a series, Canada’s newly designated CDMPs and CRTWCs share insights into their backgrounds, current careers, and goals for the future. Full story

IDMSC Professionals Making a Difference in the Workplace

In this third and final Bulletin focusing on Canada’s Certified Disability Management Professionals (CDMPs) and Certified Return to Work Coordinators (CRTWCs), individuals from a wide cross-section of Canadian industries share stories regarding their careers, education, experience and the designations that have put them at the top of their field. Full story