Seminars and Conferences

 Policy on Posting Sponsor Training Programs

The College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (the College) provides an opportunity to educational/ training institutes, organizations, sponsors and/or groups offering VR (Vocational Rehabilitation) and VE (Vocational Evaluation) training programs, events, workshops, seminars and/or courses to obtain pre-approval from the College, and post the approved on the College’s website. This is offered as a service to organizations as a promotional benefit in attracting CVRP or CCVE  registrants to their events, to our registrants and for those professionals in pursuit of achieving College  certification.

As of July 1st, 2018 there will be an fee for such sponsored and/or employer education.  The fee is $50.00 plus provincial taxes per event or $150.00 plus provincial taxes per year for multiple educational events from the same sponsor.  The Form for Submission for approval can be found in the full policy at the link below

Click here for the full Policy and the Form for Submission

Upcoming 2017 Approved Seminars and Training Courses:

IARP  –  International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals

IARP Education 2017 Webinar Series

  1. July 18th @ 4:00 pm, CDT: Dr. Michel Lacerte and Nancy Gowan – History of Disability Management     Moderator: Janice Ray                                                          CVRP Approval #:    IARP(web)-HDM-18Jul17-1.0  Domain 07
  2.  August 9th @ 4:00 pm, CDT: Dr. Michel Lacerte and Jason Mandlowitz Cannabis in the Workplace    Moderator: Janice Ray                                                                             CVRP Approval #:    IARP(web)-CW-9Aug17-1.0  Domain 02
  3. August 24th @ 2:00 pm, CST: Lisa Byrne – Demystifying Special Education and Individual Education Plans (IEP)     Moderator:                                                              CVRP Approval #:    IARP(web)-CDSEIEP-24Aug17-1.0  Domain 07
  4. September 21st @ 12:00 pm, CST: Valerie Moreno-Tucker – Demystifying Transition Services and Age-Appropriate Assessments   Moderator:                                             CVRP Approval #:  TBD

Click here to register

October 2018

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP)

2018 IARP Annual Conference — Registration is open! Click here

October 25-27, 2018
Le Meridien Hotel | Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
555 S. McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC
Phone: (704) 626-365

**New Name*** Canadian Institute for Relief of Pain and Disability (CIRPD) is now called ‘wwdpi ‘  Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute

Access over 50 approved live webinars per year, including recorded programs  approved for CVRP CEU’s

For more information, go to:

Archived 2017 Approved Conferences and Education Opportunities

Association Websites – Annual Education, Seminar and Conference Opportunities


MAY 2017

CAVEWAS – 2017 Conference and AGM

Take advantage of spring in Montreal by attending CAVEWAS’ 2017 Conference and Annual General Meeting at the OMNI Hotel on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. This is a full day event, approved bt CVRP for 6.25 CEU’s  (ethics units pending) and .50 CEU for AGM participation.  Your $225 fee includes CEUS, our always productive AGM, (agenda being sent shortly and a delicious lunch included) and an exciting line up of speakers

For more information, click here or go to PDF upload :Conference announcement June 2017 

CVRP Approval #:  CAVEWAS-2017CAGM-31May17-6.25-0.50(AGM)
June 2017

VRA  Canada National Conference:

Thursday June 1- Friday June 2, 2017
For more information, Click here

CEU Approval : 12.5 CEU’s, including a possible 4.5 ethics Domain 02,07,08
CVRP Approval #:
VRAC-NC2017:MF-1Jun17-3.0-2.5E-1.0AGM  VRAC-NC2017:MF-2Jun17-5.0-2.0E

Training Sponsored by Diversified Rehabilitation Group, BC

Organizational Health and Wellness Summit: Let’s Talk Solutions, in Kelowna on June 8 & 9th, 2017.

CVRP Approval #:  DRG-OHWS2017-8/9Jun17-7.75     Domain 07

Please see the link for more infomation about the Summit:

Summit Agenda:

List of the Presenters:



International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals:

BC Career Development Association

Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC):

National Institute of Disability Management and Research:

Canadian Society of Professionals in  Disability Management:

Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators:
International Commission on Health Care Certification: