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Webinar on Guides on Return to Work and Mental Health: August 27, 2-4 PM EDT

Webinar on Guides on Return to Work and Mental Health | À vos agendas: wébinaire sur des guides pour le retour au travail et la santé mentale [en anglais seulement]

Webinar poster on Guides on Return to Work and Mental Health, August 27, 2020 from 2 to 4 pm EDT

Event Information

Webinar: Return to Work and Mental Health

Date and time: August 27th, 2020 from 2-4 pm EDT

Host: Policy and Practice in Return to Work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions research program, University of Ottawa

Description: When returning to work, what are some of the ‘invisible’ barriers faced by employees who were absent from work due to a mental health problem? How can workplaces overcome these barriers to support return to work of employees dealing with mental health problems? What strategies can workplaces adopt to facilitate this process?

These are just some of the questions that will be examined at this webinar hosted by the Policy and Practice in Return to Work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions research program. Join Dr. Louise St-Arnaud and Dr. Ellen MacEachen, as they share accommodation best practices identified by their respective research.

Speakers:

Louise St-Arnaud, psychologist and professor at the Département des fondements et pratiques en éducation, Université Laval

Presentation title: A Guide to Supporting Return to Work Following a Mental Health Problem: A Workplace-Focused Approach

Ellen MacEachen, professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Presentation title: RTW and mental health: Canadian RTW Coordinator’s accounts of challenges and practical strategies

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Moderator: Katherine Lippel, Distinguished Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law, University of Ottawa, Law Faculty, Civil Law section

Registration: 

This is a free webinar open to the public. Registration is however required. Please complete the online registration form and a confirmation email containing the webinar login details will be sent to you. For assistance, please contact Monique Lefebvre at Monique.lefebvre@uottawa.ca.

For more information, please visit the UOttawa webpage for this event.