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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

The Ultimate Guide to Leaves of Absence. Your key to compliance

New leave of absence laws are in effect, and employees are requesting leaves more often, especially with the return to regular workplaces. Act fast to master the changing laws to avoid costly risks when managing leave requests. One mistake could be detrimental to your organization.

With the Leaves of Absence certification, HR professionals can enhance their ability to effectively manage leaves of absence, mitigate risks, and ensure compliance with legal requirements. One mistake in granting, denying, or managing a leave can expose your organization to costly risks.

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: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Basics

  • Purpose of FMLA
  • Employer and employee eligibility
  • Pillars of FMLA
  • FMLA and pregnancy
  • Reinstatement
  • Policy details

Webinar 2: Leave of Absence Administration

  • Requesting FMLA leave
  • Notifications, recognizing and responding to a request
  • Children and patients
  • Second and third opinions
  • Intermittent and reduced schedule leave
  • Health care providers
  • Key employees
  • Recovery of benefit costs

Webinar 3: ADA, Pregnancy, and Other Current Workplace Issues

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 
  • Definitions and employer obligations
  • Medical information and exams
  • The EEOC, ADA, and long COVID-19
  • Accommodation process
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (FWFA)
  • FLSA and pregnancy
  • Caregiver discrimination

Webinar 4: The Occupational Safety and Health Act

  • Overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • OSHA and COVID-19
  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • Remote work
  • Safety systems
  • Inspections and investigations

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

  • Workers’ compensation (WC)
  • How OSHA, FMLA, ADA, and WC interact
  • Reducing risk
  • Occupational vs. non-occupational injury
  • Mental health
  • Light duty

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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