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Best Practices for Accommodating Mental Health Related Disabilities in the Workplace (Live Online)

Date: September 8, 2021
Location: Online


In partnership with:
 
Work Wellness Institute
 
CPD hours
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3.0

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CPHR BC & Yukon is pleased to partner with Work Wellness Institute and offers this course to the HR community.

A certificate will be awarded to participants who have successfully completed this course.
Program Details:
Mental health-related disabilities are often invisible and present a challenge for employers responsible for providing accommodations in the workplace. Similarly, accommodations for these disabilities are not often as concrete as an ergonomic chair or other physical adaptation. Moreover, many employers struggle to understand how to provide accommodations in a remote, dispersed, or disrupted work environment, like that of most organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. By following and adapting best practices, employers can overcome these challenges and ensure their employees remain engaged and productive during disruption.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
  • List and describe key benefits of accommodating employees with mental health-related disabilities
  • Identify common areas of accommodation required for employees with mental health-related disabilities
  • Apply knowledge of accommodation best-practices to situational examples or case studies
  • Learn how accommodation practices can be modified to suit remote or dispersed workplaces.
Who should attend:
This program is aimed at employees, management and leadership seeking to increase their tool kit for accommodating those employees with mental health related disabilities, particularly through times of disruption.
About the speaker:
Lucette Wesley Lucette Wesley is a CMHA Master Trainer in various workplace Mental Health programs and the Psychological Health and Safety Advisor program. She understands the impact presenteeism, absenteeism, and disability has on an organization and the challenges Managers face in addressing these, particularly in the area of workplace mental health.

Lucette has over 25 years of experience as Manager/Director of large disability claims operations responsible for up to 200 staff. Her expertise in disability management, her personal lived experience and her broad understanding of related fields is the foundation for providing support and innovation in psychological health and safety in workplaces. She was selected as one of the top 50 Women of Influence in the Canadian Insurance Industry by The Insurance and Investment Journal in 2014.

Lucette has been a long-time supporter of the CMHA as a Steering Committees member for the Bottom Line Conference and Women & Wellness events. She is Past President of the BC Collaborative for Disability Prevention and the BC Lymphedema Association where she previously was an Editorial Board member for the national magazine Pathways. Lucette has actively promoted and supported mental health initiatives in past workplaces and the external community.

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Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm, PDT - Vancouver Time
Format: Live Online - Zoom Meeting & Breakout Rooms
• While it is optional, participants are recommended to join the session with microphone and camera turned on.
• All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session. Please check your junk/spam folder if it has not come through to your in-box.
 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 6, 2021
 

Registration Fees
Member

$150.00

Non-Member

$180.00

 
Fees and/or agenda are subject to change without notice. Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to pd@cphrbc.ca.
 
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
 
A full refund, less a $10 processing fee, will be issued for cancellations submitted at least one week prior to an event or workshop. Attendee substitutions are permitted; however, member/non-member rate differences will apply. Please submit cancellation or substitution requests by e-mail (pd@cphrbc.ca).
Please note that this policy does not apply to conferences, exams or no-charge registrations. CPHR exam fees are non-refundable if registration is canceled after the registration deadline. Please note our deferral policy.