Multiple Sclerosis: Employment & Disability
This three-part podcast course will help you guide your patients through a tricky maze of employment issues - from the time they are diagnosed with MS to deciding to leave the workforce.
Next click the button below to get your continuing education credits, plus bonus content for your clinical practice.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Name at least two symptoms that are predictive of poor vocational performance or leaving the workplace.
Describe recommendations for when and how to disclose a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis to an employer.
Identify at least one strategy for supporting a patient who is applying for social security disability or long-term disability.
What this course is all about
Published: May 26, 2022
Course Introduction & InstructionsFREE PREVIEW
Employment & Disability - Part 1 of 3 - Helping your patients to retrain or find a more flexible careerFREE PREVIEW
Employment & Disability Part 2 of 3 - Guiding your patients through the process of applying for disabilityFREE PREVIEW
Employment & Disability Part 3 of 3 - Pros and cons of diagnosis disclosure, and helping your patients request workplace accommodationsFREE PREVIEW
Employment & Disability - Post-test
Employment & Disability - Course Evaluation
BONUS: Employment & Disability Resource Page for Your Clinical Practice
Empathie, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Empathie, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Find Empathy has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7257. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Find Empathy is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Find Empathy, #1817, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period:
06/14/2022 – 06/14/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 2.5 continuing education credit.
To obtain a certificate of completion for continuing education credits associated with this course, please follow the following steps:
ENROLL in this course and create an Empathy account
COMPLETE COURSE CONTENT in one of 3 ways:
• Listen to the corresponding course podcast by streaming it on the webpage, downloading the audio file, or listening to it on your favorite podcast provider.
• Read the podcast transcript, in its entirety
• Watch podcast video on YouTube
TAKE THE POST-TEST assessment and achieve a passing grade of at least 75%
Complete the COURSE EVALUATION
It is absolutely critical that our program exemplifies accessibility for all participants.
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