Mental Health in the Workplace: Practical Tips and Tools to Support Your Staff | Sessions

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Mental Health in the Workplace: Practical Tips and Tools to Support Your Staff
In-Person and Virtual Saturday 09/11/2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn the warning signs and practical tools to better understand and support employees experiencing poor mental health at work. 

One in 5 U.S. adults have a mental illness in any given year, and they’re working across all types and sizes of organizations. Leaders who know how to recognize and support an employee with poor mental health can create a work environment that generates fewer absences, higher productivity and greater loyalty to the company. In this session, you’ll hear real-life stories and walk away with a three-step plan to gain confidence to engage employees in a potentially life-saving conversation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the most common mental illnesses found in the workplace.
  • Learn how other professionals handled real and complex situations.
  • Receive practical tips for empowering managers to start difficult conversations.
  • Hear ways to create a work environment that supports employee and business success.
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Presenter:
Andrea Herron, SHRM-CP , Senior HR Director,
WebMD