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Ethical and Practical Aspects of Starting, Running and Growing a Rehabilitation/ Disability Management Business

Friday, June 14 & Friday, June 21 at 1pm PT | 2pm MT | 3pm CT | 4pm ET
1.5 hours per session (2-Part Series)


Must attend BOTH sessions LIVE to receive credit. NO recording available.

Are you about to open your own business? Or do you have thoughts about doing so in the future? Do you have a business you are trying to grow?

Over a two-day series, join this panel of successful business owners as they present insights on starting and growing a business in the rehabilitation profession. They will share personal experiences, trials and tribulations of their individual businesses. Starting with the decision making of the IRS designation for a startup, they will address accounting, marketing, hiring (1099 vs W-2 employees), benefits management and IT (and AI) components of a business, while also emphasizing the need for professional consistency and ethical business practices.

Credits: 3.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: ABVE, CCMC, CDMS, CLCP-MSCC Ethics, CRC Ethics, CVE, CVRP (Pending Approval)

  • Reg Gibbs, MS
  • Amy MacKenzie, PhD, RN, CLCP, CCM
  • Rick Robinson, Ph.D., MBA
  • Steven Yuhas, M.Ed., CRC, CLCP, CCM, NCC, CBIS
  • Gil Spruance, M.S., CRC, CVE, CCM, CLCP, MSCC

learning objectives

  1. Identify the nuts and bolts of starting a business, from the pre-opening decisions to be made, to creating a 5 year rehabilitation/disability management business plan.
  2. Describe the critical elements required to grow and maintain a rehabilitation/disability management business, from cash management to professional delivery of services.
  3. Determine the importance of honesty, consistency and character in preserving a growing rehabilitation/disability management business, from an IRS perspective to the customer impact.