Employer Courses

Hiring qualified candidates with disabilities just got easier!

Cortree is offering new courses that are helping Canadian employers reap the benefits of an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. We provide training that will equip you with the knowledge and tools to become a more competitive workplace for an increasingly diverse talent pool.

SCIO has been matching quality employers with qualified, motivated candidates since 1982. Working alongside Cortree, we work with employers to help them meet their hiring needs. We strive to make workplaces more accessible and inclusive by providing employers tools and resources on recruiting, hiring and accommodating a diverse range of employees.  We’ve partnered with industry experts, health care workers, researchers, counsellors, disability specialists – professionals whose experience and expertise are built into every product and service we create.

Ontario Trillium Foundation logoThese free courses were made possible by a Resilient Communities Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and its funder, the Government of Ontario.

If you need training for your staff team, check out Cortree training services.

The following courses are designed to help employers in Canada maximize their hiring potential by fostering an accessible and inclusive workplace.

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RECRUITING AND HIRING

Now, more than ever, recruiting and hiring candidates with disabilities is an important skill for employers.

In this course:

  • Understand the business case for diversity and inclusion.
  • Learn about the two models for disability.
  • Understand common attitudinal barriers and how you can apply specific tactics and approaches to foster an inclusive workplace.
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AN ACCESSIBLE AND INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

There are common barriers that impact one’s ability to secure meaningful work with a disability.

In this course:

  • How universal design promotes inclusion.
  • Understanding how the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) supports employers on their journey to becoming more inclusive.
  • Understanding mental health in the workplace and encouraging disclosure to foster inclusivity.
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CREATING AN ENVIRONMENT FOR SUCCESS

There are a variety of approaches that employers can take to create an environment for success that lasts.

In this course:

  • Diversity and inclusion: The difference between the two
  • Creating employee accommodation plans
  • Workplace inclusion: Building awareness within your organization
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ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGY AND A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

Modern technology plays a big role in shaping inclusive workplaces and a global pandemic has created an increased need to accommodate all employees, whether they have a disability or not. 

In this course:

  • Understand how accessibility in the workplace is the new normal.
  • Learn about the difference between accessible technology vs. assistive technology.
  • Introduction to mainstream accessible technology.
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