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Great group of people who do everything they can to help you get back in the work force; very friendly and helpful: great communication, comfortable environment and knowledgeable.


Veritus Disability & Career Management Inc. success is driven by the dedication of our staff to our shared vision. Our employees are resourceful, knowledgeable, objective and positive. We believe in a solution-focused approach to assist clients in making the best possible decisions in their personal and work life. We inspire career passion by uncovering each client's unique abilities and strengths, and provide relevant knowledge and tools to create a vision beyond limitations.

Tracy Ducharme | Veritus Disability & Career Management Inc.Contact Tracy

Tracy Ducharme, BCR, RRP, CVRP, RTWDM
President & Founder
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant & Assessment Administrator
Certified Work-Life Coach

Tracy Ducharme is the Founder and President of Veritus Disability and Career Management Inc., which has been proudly serving Manitoba since 2006. With 23 years' experience in the disability and career management industry, Tracy has a distinguished record of successfully assisting clients to return to work. Respectively, she has become well known in her profession for providing cost effective, time conscious and goal oriented vocational rehabilitation plans. Beyond this, Tracy is responsible for all aspects of Veritus' performance and for setting the vision and strategic direction of the company.

Tracy Ducharme holds a Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation Degree and is a long standing Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP), Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP), Certified Return to Work Disability Manager and a Certified Work-Life Coach. Tracy is committed to her professional development, completing both Motivational Interviewing Level 1 and Advanced certifications and is trained and certified to administer personality, aptitude, achievement and essential skills assessments for vocational evaluation and career planning purposes. She belongs to a variety of business organizations, and attends various conferences to build credibility and to network with key stakeholders in her community. In addition, Tracy is active within a variety of volunteer leadership roles and is passionate about community service and helping others.

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Laurel Whitehill, BA
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant

Laurel Whitehill brings to Veritus extensive knowledge in disability management and return to work coordination. She has proven capabilities managing a varied and complex caseload of individuals who have been affected by injury, illness or disability. Laurel believes that a return to productive and meaningful work is a crucial factor in an individual's recovery and long term well-being.

Laurel has Bachelor of Arts Degree and is certified to provide the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP). She has also obtained her Career and Employment Coach Certificate (CECC), certification in both Level 1 and Advanced Motivational Interviewing and has completed professional development in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction.

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Sara Hudson, BA, MACP, CCC  (maternity leave)
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant

Sara Hudson's background includes a specialization in mental health case management. She has experience providing counselling and education to individuals of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and presenting concerns. At Veritus, Sara has a number of years' experience working with individuals by completing various types of vocational assessments, as well as career exploration, retraining and volunteer coordination and case management services. Sara is passionate about returning people to meaningful employment as she recognizes the impact of meaningful employment and strong career direction and fulfilment, to a healthy mind. Sara delivers her work with compassion and integrity.

Sara has a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master's Degree in Counselling Psychology with Distinction. She recently obtained the status of Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) through the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and is working towards attaining a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) certification with the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals. Sara regularly participates in professional development and conferences in the areas of conflict resolution, case management, and specialized mental health practices (including trauma, attachment, and mood disorders). She is also bilingual, offering services in both French and English.

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Jessica Bellabono, BBA, CCS
Employment Specialist

Jessica Bellabono's diverse experience in human resources, recruitment and staffing has allowed her to build a foundation of knowledge to create innovative solutions for individuals and companies to reach their fullest potential. Her experience providing support for career planning and transitions, combined with her passion to help individuals discover their strengths ensures a positive and successful outcome.

With a dedication to continuous learning, Jessica graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Winnipeg. In addition, she has both the Career and Employment Coach Certificate and Mental Health First Aide Certificate, and is a Certified General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) Administrator. Jessica is committed to expanding her knowledge base and most recently completed the Certificate in Rehabilitation Case Management at the University of Manitoba, as well as Motivational Interviewing Level I and Advanced certifications.

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Ahniko Handford, BA
Employment Specialist

Ahniko transitioned from a 20-year career in IT to discovering her passion for providing people with the tools they need to get the jobs they want. Through both working one-on-one with clients and extensive facilitation of job search workshops, Ahniko has years of broad experience ranging from assisting at-risk youth entering the job market to guiding clients through mid-life career transition. Her core belief: all human beings have a right to the dignity of gratifying employment suited to their values, skills, and gifts.

Completing her Rhetoric and Communications Degree, Ahniko took her post-graduate Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Certificate, and subsequently earned her Career and Employment Coach Certificate (CECC). A registered member of the Career Professionals of Canada (CPC), she took her Advanced Résumé Development Strategist, Employment Interview Strategist, and Employment Consulting Strategist certificates, as well as the Real-World Résumé Strategy and Résumé Development for Applicant Tracking Systems courses.

Recognizing the need for a professional association for CDPs to support each other and thus better serve their clients, Ahniko was presented with Manitoba's Leadership in Career and Workforce Development, Individual Achievement Award in 2016 for founding the Manitoba Association for Career Development (MACD).