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This course opens for enrollment on March 1st, 2024 and closes on March 31st, 2024.

This webshop is closed. We will offer this opportunity again. Check our Self-Directed Track schedule for updates. 

Description: Employment and health are inextricably linked. Employment and income have a direct impact on life expectancy, quality of life, and healthcare costs. Relatedly, medical health has a direct impact on employability. Employment can improve an individual’s physical and mental well-being, while job loss can have a detrimental effect. At the same time, poor health can impact the ability of an individual to get and maintain a job. Working age people with disabilities are less likely to be employed than those without disabilities. They are also more likely to have depression, anxiety, and chronic disease including diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Their lack of employment exacerbates these conditions, creating a cycle where unemployment leads to ill health and ill health leads to unemployment.

Learning Objectives: 

After this webshop participants will:

  1. Match various avenues to getting healthcare coverage
  2. Be able to apply how access to employment opportunities impacts a person’s health. 
  3. Identify how intersectional identities impact healthcare outcomes.

Time commitment

This webshop will require about 90 minutes of work. You must invest at least 75 minutes or more. There are no set meeting times. All work must be completed by 11:59pm on March 31st. You can take this course at anytime during the month of August as long as you complete the work by March 31st to get a certificate and/or CEUs.

Technology requirements

Our webshops and modules are offered through Canvas, an online learning management system.

  • You must have high-speed internet access and a tablet or computer that supports:
  • Ability to work online and type or video record discussion posts.
  • Ability to record videos.
  • Ability to upload videos to YouTube for sharing with others in Canvas.
  • Ability to access streamed video content.


There is no cost to access this offering.

Our Self-Directed modules and webshops are offered on demand once opened. Enrollment will remain open until March 31st.

All our self-directed tracks are open enrollment which means it is not limited to a specific number of participants.

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To be eligible for CEUs you must complete the pre-assessment, watch all the videos, complete self-reflection activities and quizzes, and complete the post-assessment by 11:59pm on March 31st.

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St. Catherine University is a RID-approved CMP sponsor. This module is approved for .15 professional studies with PPO CEUs

CEUs will be posted by April 19, 2024.


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