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Leaves of Absence Certification

  • Live Session
  • Certification
From $1,369.00
  • October 2, 2023, 3:00 pm   EST
Training Includes:
  • 7.5 HRCI, 7.5 SHRM
  • Certified Leaves of Absence Manager
  • All resources and training materials

FMLA expert Teri Morning will teach you everything you need to know about leaves of absence in just one week. As leave requests increase and rules evolve, this training will help you perform your job better, support employees, and protect your employer.

Benefits of Certification

  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Help colleagues who request leaves
  • Expand your professional knowledge and propel your career
  • Prove your knowledge with a certificate
Monday, October 2 - Friday, October 6, 2023; 3:00 PM Eastern or Monday, November 6 - Friday, November 10, 2023; 3:00 PM Eastern or Monday, January 8 - Friday, January 12, 2024; 1:30 PM Eastern
5 Sessions scheduled for 90 minutes including question and answer period.

Training Overview

Get your leaves of absence certification now! Learn the legal requirements and best practices for leaves.

It is crucial for HR at every educational institution to comply with Leaves of Absence laws. Failure to do so can result in significant legal and financial consequences for both the institution and the employees.

Not only must HR ensure that employees are aware of their rights under these laws, but they must also complete the necessary paperwork and documentation correctly. One mistake in granting, denying, or managing a leave can expose your school to costly risks. Learn how to stay in compliance.

As you examine the updated fundamental laws and regulations, our Leaves of Absence Certification training program will enable you to:

  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Help colleagues who request leaves
  • Expand your professional knowledge and propel your career
  • Prove your knowledge with a certificate

Leaves of Absence Certification

Webinar 1: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Eligible employers, eligible employees
  • Employer obligations regarding posting, policy, certification, notifications, and other communications to employees
  • Understanding the three pillars of FMLA - Protection of leave, continuation of benefits, and restoration of employment
  • Definition of serious health conditions
  • Administering intermittent leave
  • Temporary transfers and return-to work-mistakes
  • Taking FMLA for COVID-19 reasons
  • Questions and answers

Webinar 2: COVID-19 and the Business of HR

  • The COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package
  • Implications for employers
  • Tax credits
  • Auditing compliance with the FFCRA and recordkeeping requirements
  • Likely changes and their effects on your organization
  • Questions and answers

Webinar 3: The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)
  • EEOC regulations
  • Non-discrimination and harassment
  • Non-retaliation
  • Physical and mental disability, regarded as disabled, and record of disability
  • The interactive process and reasonable accommodations process
  • Direct threat
  • Medical exams
  • The ADA, the EEOC, and COVID-19
  • Questions and answers

Webinar 4: The Occupational Safety and Health Act and Workers Compensation Benefits (OSHA and WC)

  • Workers Compensation benefits (WC or Workers Comp.)
  • No-fault, exclusive remedy, and compensation bargain
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act)
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • How WC and OSHA interact
  • Employer obligations
  • OSHA and COVID-19
  • Questions and answers

Webinar 5: The Intersection of FMLA, ADA, and WC

  • FMLA and WC intersection
  • Occupational vs. non-occupational injury accommodations
  • ADA and WC
  • Light duty programs
  • Leave as accommodations
  • Talking to employees regarding performance without appearing retaliatory
  • How COVID-19 affects the process
  • Questions and answers

Invest in Second Chance Retake Insurance

We recommend purchasing our Second Chance Retake Insurance for $49 which allows you to take the exam a second time without having to retake the Course. Should you need to retake the exam without purchasing Insurance beforehand the retake fee is $75. For additional information please refer here or reach out to Support@careerlearning.com.

Who Should Attend?

  • Human resources professionals
  • Employee relations staff
  • Benefit administrators
  • Payroll professionals
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Safety staff

Expert Presenter

Teri Morning

  • Specializes in solving company people problems and providing big company style HR service to small business
  • Over 20 years of experience in human resources and training
  • Certified in mediation skills, project management, and IT management
  • Qualified Myers-Briggs practitioner
  • Has held the PHR, SPHR, SPHR-CA, and SHRM-SCP certifications
  • Master’s degree in human resource development with a specialization in conflict management
  • MBA

See What Others Are Saying:

"It was a good presentation and Teri is very knowledgeable on the subject matter."

 - Michelle L.

"Great presentation, very engaging presenter, and I learned a great deal of information that will make me a more effective leave of absence manager."

 - Shekesha R.

"The presentation was very thorough."

 - Jennifer G.

"Favorite part: liked the speed of the presentation and Teri's humor"

 - Annie M.

"Teri is a fun and great speaker."

-Melissa V. 

"Thank you so much! You have amazing knowledge!"

-Teri R.


  • This program has been approved for 7.5 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 7.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

Summary of Requirements

The Leaves of Absence Certification Training Program: Mastering the Rules consists of five live webinars supplemented by study and reference materials. If you are unable to attend all five live sessions, or you wish to review sessions that you attended, you may utilize the on-demand recordings. After completing the five sessions and passing the final certification exam within two months of finishing the course requirements, you will receive your certification from HRWebAdvisor. This will certify that you have successfully completed all of the course requirements, passed the final examination and have been certified by HRWebAdvisor as a Certified Leaves of Absence Manager (CLAM).

Certification is for a two-year period from the date you pass the final exam. You have the option to certify again upon the conclusion of the two-year period.

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