WorkCompCollege.com Announces Scholarship Availability for Kids’ Chance Recipients
Lakewood Ranch, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – WorkCompCollege.com, launching its innovative training and certification program for the workers’ compensation industry on November 17, 2022, has announced a scholarship program to benefit recipients Kids’ Chance scholarships across the country. The company will fund a full scholarship under its Worker’s Recovery Professional (WRP) certification program for any Kids’ Chance scholarship student who wishes to pursue a career in worker composition.
“A key driver in the development of WorkCompCollege.com has been the desire to change the narrative surrounding workers’ compensation and attract new young talent for the worthy cause of our industry,” said Robert Wilson , president of parent company Workers’ Compensation Educational. Services, LLC. “This is an opportunity to attract young people who have experienced first-hand what can happen to injured workers and their families, and who will have some empathy for the situations they encounter in our industry. .
Kids’ Chance is a 501(c)3 program that provides scholarships and educational opportunities for the children of workers who are seriously or fatally injured on the job. There are independent organizations in all 50 states and a national umbrella organization, Kids’ Chance of America, Inc., to support their local efforts.
Wilson, who is a founding board member and past president of Kids’ Chance of Florida, Inc., also serves on the board of directors of Kids’ Chance of America, Inc. He says he has had the opportunity to meet many fellows across the country. , and that they all share a particular trait. “These kids are tough and they’re committed,” he says. “They learned early on that life can be unfair, but despite these circumstances, they decided to make a difference for themselves and their families. Many of them develop professional goals related to what happened to their relative; often in the medical field or other community-oriented position. It would be ideal if we could influence some of them to enter the workforce and help us build a better system with best results for all.
This scholarship announcement coincides with Kids’ Chance Awareness Week, which runs from November 7-11. People interested in learning more about the organization and its history can visit https://www.kidschance.org.
A scholarship application page will be available in early December. Qualified applicants must only be past or current Kids’ Chance Fellows and express a desire to serve within the workers’ insurance or general insurance industry.
About WorkCompCollege.com WorkCompCollege.com is a community effort to improve the workers’ compensation industry through comprehensive education infused with a whole person recovery management mindset. . The Workers’ Recovery Professional (WRP) certification includes
curriculum in nine schools: Complaints, General Studies, Humanities, Legal, Medical Management, Regulatory/Legislative, Return to Work, Risk Management and Stakeholders. A diverse and (in)credible team of school deans and professors deliver classes in an asynchronous virtual campus environment. A service of Workers’ Compensation Educational Services, LLC and the brainchild of Robert H. Wilson, Donald A. Abrams, and Mark Pew with the guidance and support of a distinguished Board of Directors, this new educational platform is revolutionizing the how all system stakeholders become more knowledgeable, professional and passionate about their role in an injured employee’s return-to-work journey. To learn more, visit WorkCompCollege.com.
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