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IEA Announces Scholarship for Disability Management Courses

If you’re thinking of getting specialized in Disability Management but are concerned about financing your tuition, consider applying for IEA’s Fall 2022 CPDM scholarship. IEA offers funding equal to tuition for one class ($599 Instructor led, $549 On-Demand) for eligible candidates.

What Does “Eligible Candidate” mean?

  • Candidate is in, or interested in, getting into the field of Absence Management
  • Candidate is not eligible for tuition reimbursement from an employer
  • Candidate has not received this scholarship in the past

What Does The Scholarship Cover?

The CPDM Scholarship covers the cost of tuition for enrollment of ONE candidate in CPDM1 – Foundations in Disability and Absence Management course for a single semester. The value of the scholarship is $599 for instructor-led courses and $549 for on-demand.

About the CPDM Designation

The CPDM designation is the nation’s foremost professional development program for disability management.
Written by experts in Disability Management, Workers’ Compensation, Employment Law and Human Resources,
the curriculum is uniquely designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills you need to manage the
day-to-day challenges of leave management. Armed with the best possible tools in the industry, you can
confidently and expertly implement an effective and cost efficient Integrated Absence & Disability Management (IDAM) program for your organization.

The designation is awarded upon successful completion of three (3) courses:

CPDM1 Foundations in Disability and Absence Management
CPDM2 IDAM Concepts Applied Knowledge Part 1
CPDM3 Management of CPDM

All three courses are offered by IEA on a trimester basis (Spring, Summer, Fall) making it possible for candidates to earn the designation in just one year.

How to Apply for the Scholarship

To apply for consideration please complete the application form and submit to us by Friday, September 9th, 2022. 
Complete the application form here.

When Does the Fall Semester Begin

The Fall semester begins on September 21st, 2022 for instructor-led courses.The first course in the series runs on Thursdays for 11 consecutive weeks from 11:30am-12:30pm PDT.

About IEA

The Insurance Education Association serves the community by creating and delivering professional development and continuing education in workers’ compensation, disability management and risk management.