This webinar will guide you on how to deal with Psychiatric Disabilities at work, legally and practically – Navigating the A.D.A., Worker’s Comp and the Family Medical Leave Act.
This workshop helps HR professionals understand how to navigate the difficult and often murky challenge of dealing with “invisible disabilities.” To make matters more confusion, the recent amendments to the A.D.A. have a significant impact on the rights of mentally employees as well as the responsibilities of employers. This practical workshop address both the legal and psychological issues that often arise, such as confidentiality, fitness for duty evaluations, when and why to drug test, the relationship between conduct problems and mental illness, and how to directly address mental health problems with managers and employees.
Areas to be Covered:
When do conduct problems become mental illness?
What do you say to a depressed employee?
What protection do alcoholics and substance abusers have under the A.D.A.?
How do you handle threats and other disruptive behavior?
How do you avoid the 5 biggest mistakes managers make in managing mentally ill employees?
What do you do when an employee talks of suicide?
How do you handle an employee who comes back from rehab?
Who will Benefit:
Senior HR Professionals
HR Managers & Directors
Managers & Supervisors
Employee Relations Professionals
Employee Assistance Professionals
Directors, Vice Presidents & Managers of Recruiting/Retention
Directors, Vice Presidents & Managers of Human Resources
Leaders of Startup companies