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Mar 22, 2017: 09:00 - 10:30

Women in the Workplace: Mental Health, the Health Gap and More

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N. Jane Pepino and Corrine Kennedy

Women in the Workplace: Mental Health, the Health Gap and More

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. ET


The mental health of employees is an issue all organizations must carefully consider. Management and HR professionals need to ensure appropriate policies are in place to assist workers cope with stress. Organizations should develop and implement a comprehensive mental health strategy to protect their staff and their business. 

Join Dr. Valerie Taylor of Women's College Hospital and Aird & Berlis LLP's Diversity Partner, Corrine Kennedy, in a discussion on mental health and wellness for professionals. With a focus on women’s mental health issues, our speakers will:

  • Define the Health Gap and discuss its implications for employers
  • Provide advice on the development of mental health strategies in the workplace
  • Identify resources and approaches employers can use to create an effective mental health policy
  • Discuss how to get organizational buy-in and implement a roll-out of mental health initiatives
  • Identify coping strategies for stress and ways to work smarter
  • Provide advice on how to address mental health stigma in the workplace
  • Discuss work-life balance and matters associated with parental leave
  • Discuss the impact that caring for elderly relatives can have on mental health

CPD for Lawyers: 1.5 Substantive Hours
CPD for HRPA and CHRP Members: 1.5 Hours

External Speaker: 
Dr. Valerie Taylor, MD, PhD
Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Women’s College Hospital and Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute


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