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Understanding the ADA Interactive Process

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Understanding the ADA Interactive Process

Workshop Description/Agenda

Do you know when the interactive process applies to workers' compensation claims? Receive a practical understanding on how to handle reasonable accommodations requests and the interactive process made by employees who claim they have a disability or were injured at work, including, questions which may be asked of employees prohibited inquiries to employees scope of request for medical records to confirm disability figuring out what is a reasonable accommodation how to document requests for reasonable accommodations and communicating effectively with employees as part of the interactive process. This information helps human resources, workers compensation liaisons, and management to understand the employees rights and obligations and the employers rights and obligations under the ADA and provides tips and proactive steps that employers can take to help protect the company in the event of a request for reasonable accommodations or a disability discrimination charge.

The Interactive Process and Reasonable Accommodations of Workplace Injuries
ï Coverage Determinations
ï Employment Poster Requirements
ï Employment Policies
ï Drug and Alcohol Use
ï Impact of ADA Amendments Act of 2008
ï Nuts and Bolts of the Interactive Process

When the Interactive Process Applies to Workers' Compensation Claims

Engaging in an Interactive Dialogue
ï Obtaining Information From the Employee ñ How to Communicate With the Worker With an Injury or Disability
ï Obtaining Medical Information
ï Selecting the Accommodation
ï Discipline and Terminations

ADA Discrimination Claims
ï How Are They Brought?
ï How Do You Defend Against Claims?
ï Elements of an ADA Policy and Processes
ï Interplay of ADA With FMLA, Paid Sick Leave, and Workers' Compensation
ï When Does the Interactive Process Apply to Workers' Compensation Claims?

Recordkeeping and Postings
ï Medical File and Recordkeeping Requirements
ï Posting Requirements

Heidi Nunn-Gilman with The Cavanagh Law Firm, Julie A. Pace with The Cavanagh Law Firm

ASA ,CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,CPE ,HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, safety directors, workers' compensation managers, occupational therapists, benefits professionals, insurance claims and risk managers, controllers and attorneys.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Job Analysis/Compensation

Training Course Summary: Understanding the ADA Interactive Process

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