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Training session - Reasonable accommodation | CDPDJ

Reasonable accommodation: where do we start?

Reasonable accommodation: where do we start?

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This workshop is recognized as continuing education by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés.  
This workshop is recognized as continuing education by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA).

Target clientele

This training session is intended primarily for anyone who has to handle a request for reasonable accommodation and make a decision about it, or who simply wants to better understand the concept: an employer, manager, human resources worker, union representative or association member, etc.

Objectives

  • Become familiar with the relevant sections of the Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms;
  • Understand both the concept of reasonable accommodation and its legal framework under the Charter;
  • Learn about and fully understand the main guidelines for reasonable accommodation; Prevent discrimination in your community.

Content

The individual will gain a fuller understanding of the duty to accommodate using definitions, knowledge of the issues involved and the importance of the roles that each person must fulfill. This session addresses issues related to the Charter right to equality; discrimination; concepts of reasonable accommodation; and the assessment of undue hardship. Tools are also provided to facilitate processing requests for accommodation.

Educational approach

Various approaches may be used: formal lectures, a participatory approach, sharing/discussions, concrete examples, simulation exercises, etc.

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Request this training session

Conta​ct us by e-mail or by phone (1 800 361-6477, ext. 216) with the following information:

  • Name of your organization, company or institution
  • Contact details
  • Requested workshop
  • Number of people attending
  • Preferred date and time 
  • Venue

Contact us at least six weeks in advance to schedule this training session.

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​​​All our training sessions are free of charge.

They last 3 hours (or according to your needs) and are offered to groups of 15 people or more in the venue of your choice.​​