National Webinar- Workplace Mental Health: Best Practices for Successful RTW

March 22, 2018 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Eastern Time Zone
Area of Interest: Benefits Format: Web

Mental health continues to remain a leading cause of workplace disability in Canada. In any given week 500,000 Canadians are unable to work due to mental health problems or illnesses. In addition, 70% of disability costs are attributed to mental health challenges. The key to managing mental health claims is educating people leaders with the necessary skills to identifying symptoms early as well as knowing appropriate Return to Work (RTW) strategies.

This webinar will focus on practical and appropriate training options for managers and best practices for implementing RTW plans specifically related to mental health challenges, including options and considerations for workplace accommodations. To facilitate learning, case studies will be reviewed to highlight best practices to reduce disability durations and improve successful outcomes.

Attend this webinar to:
Learn various RTW strategies for accommodating employees with mental health challenges
Identify steps employers can take to mitigate risks
Determine best training options for managers
Build on your resources for workplace accommodations


Target audience:
This workplace webinar is suited to organizational leadership, occupational health and safety manager, human resource professionals, RTW/accommodations specialists, managers and plan advisors.

Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular PricePlan Sponsor Price
Regular membership$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Membership$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Associate$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Student$0.00 CDN -
Non Member$90.00 CDN$65.00 CDN
Event: ‘Event Full’
Cancellation Policy
CE credits are offered in partnership with La Chambre de sécurité financière, The Institute, Insurance council of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC

Speaker

Addie Greco-Sanchez
President, AGS Rehab

Addie is a recognized industry leader with over 25 years of experience and contagious passion in the field of disability management and mental health. She founded AGS in 1999 and has led the company’s growth; surrounding herself with like-minded professionals who share a passion for helping clients by providing solutions that maximize productivity. As President, she is responsible for overseeing corporate and strategic vision.

A visionary leader, she ranked on the 2015 PROFIT/Chatelaine’s W100 Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs. Addie is often called upon as a subject matter expert in the area of mental health and is an avid national speaker. She has authored many articles in the field of vocational rehabilitation and disability management and has qualified as an expert witness as a vocational evaluator. Addie holds a Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP) designation from the Vocational Rehabilitation Association (VRA) of Canada, as well as a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) designation from the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals. She is Past President of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association (VRA) of Canada. AGS Rehab has been an active participant of the recently concluded three-year Case Study Project created by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. In 2017 AGS achieved Canada Awards for Excellence Gold recognition in the category of Mental Health at Work®