Follow-Up Program for Certified Workers' Compensation Professionals - CWCP

Learning about the process and then having an opportunity to apply it through an interactive project really helped drive it home.
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Ensure your organization's Workers' Compensation system is benefiting from best practices and is compliant with recent regulatory changes.


Help shape upcoming Follow-Up Programs for CWCP by suggesting topics that you feel are trending upwards in the Workers' Compensation field.

This year's class will include:

  • National Update - Relevant Judicial and Legislative Changes
  • An Update on the Use of Opioid and Narcotic Medication, and Marijuana, in the Workers' Compensation System -- Are the Legislative and Rule Changes Having an Impact
  • Surveillance - When, Where and How to Maximize Its Impact
  • Overview of the Pros and Cons of Modified Duty and Accommodation of Restrictions — "Must We" and "Should We" Employ the Individual Who Has Medical Restrictions, and How Might this Intersect with Employment Law
  • Idiopathic and Unexplained Injuries - Law and Practice
  • Independent Medical Examinations from the Expert's Perspective
  • Reading and Interpreting the Independent Medical Examination Report
  • Mock Deposition and Mock Trial

Reconnect with your fellow CWCPs, share ideas and experiences, and expand and strengthen your professional network!

This year's engaging and interactive program provides half of your continuing education requirement for recertification (14 credits). Attending the CWCP Follow-Up Program annually will fulfill the 28-credit requirement needed to maintain your certification.

Note: This program is open only to Certified Workers' Compensation Professionals.


Steven J. Pollok Steven J. Pollok, JD, is president and senior partner of Rapaport, Pollok, Farrell & Waldron, P.C. of Lansing, Michigan. He has specialized in practicing workers' compensation law for almost 30 years as a claimant's attorney. He has also taught workers' compensation law as an adjunct professor at Thomas Cooley Law School since 1992. Steve has lectured frequently on numerous topics involving workers' compensation issues to unions, management representatives, and attorneys. Steve has a bachelor of arts degree from Michigan State University and also a master's degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University. He earned his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1977. Mr. Pollok is an instructor for Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional and Forum and Problem Solving for the Workers’ Compensation Professional.
Michael Sanders Michael Sanders, JD, serves as President at Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C., and devotes his law practice to the defense of employers, third party administrators, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation matters. Mr. Sanders teaches Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional, Follow-Up Program for Certified Workers' Compensation Professionals, and Forum and Problem Solving for the Workers’ Compensation Professional.

Programs will be taught by one or more instructors listed above.



Registration fee: $1,095

  • Registration fees include all course materials.
  • Registration and Continental Breakfast at 8am; Program begins at 8:30am.
  • Travel and hotel expenses are not included.
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation.
Registration & continental breakfast: 8:00am - 8:30am
Program time:
   Day One: 8:30am - 4:30pm
   Day Two: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Networking lunch: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
May 17-18, 2018 course offering
May 17-18, 2018
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