Get Certified


Whether you’re starting your career or already practicing in the field, becoming a Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) signals that you possess the business acumen and competencies needed to help employees get back to well, back to work and back to life. It assures employers that you can be trusted to maintain a balance that helps them identify, mitigate and control financial, safety, and other disability-related risks.

Professional credentialing underscores your enhanced skill and knowledge in the field. It demonstrates a commitment to advancing your profession. And it serves as a competitive edge in the marketplace.

CDMS holders have demonstrated they’re equipped to analyze, prevent, and alleviate the human and economic impact of disability.

  • Individuals who receive disability management services associate CDMS with quality, expertise, and consumer protection.
  • Employers seeking proactive workplace solutions recognize that CDMS means in-depth knowledge, best practices, and cost-effective programs.
  • Certificants equate the CDMS credential with the highest standards for competence, ethics and a commitment to lifelong learning.

Play a Role in a Healthier Workplace

Looking to take your knowledge and skills to the next level? Learn more about eligibility criteria, how to become certified and review some of the most frequently asked questions.

Already certified? Maintain your commitment to professional development through continuing education and CDMS renewal.

ADMS Designation

If you are already practicing in the disability management field but do not meet the eligibility criteria for the CDMS credential, consider taking the Core Knowledge Curriculum. Successful completion of the curriculum is the pathway to ADMS Designation.