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Among Certifications, CDMS MEANS BUSINESS

Whether you are starting your career or already practicing in the field, becoming a Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) lets others know that you possess the business acumen and competencies needed to help employees stay at or return to work while assuring employers that you can be trusted to maintain a balance that helps them control and identify financial, safety, and other risks that confront them.

With professional credentialing, an emphasis is placed on your enhanced skill and knowledge in the field. It shows a commitment to advancing your profession and can serve as a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Those who hold the Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS) credential are better 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, professional conduct, and ethics.


Play A Role in a Healthier Workplace

Looking to take your knowledge and skills to the next level? Learn more about eligibility criteriahow to become certified and review some of the most frequently asked questions. Apply for the exam here

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


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. 


Promoting Your Certification

You've earned your CDMS certification. Congratulations. Now how can you promote its value?

Use of the CDMS credential is reserved exclusively for those who have met all eligibility criteria and successfully taken and passed the certification examination. Once you have passed the exam, you may use the CDMS credential after your name.

To establish your credibility and professional competency, you may also identify yourself as a CDMS in your correspondence, curriculum vitae, and other professional materials.

We applaud you for your commitment to advancing your professionalism, knowledge, and skills.