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Family caregivers in the workplace

?Family caregivers in the workplace

Do you want to integrate psychological health and safety (PH&S) in the workplace??The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is hosting workplace webinars on the?last Wednesday of every month at noon E.T. Sign-up today for the eighth session in a series of?free?webinars designed specifically to discuss PH&S in the workplace.


Join MHCC for the next one-hour workplace webinar on March 26, 2014, with guest speaker Ella Amir, Executive Director, AMI-Qu?bec. This grassroots organization is committed to helping family caregivers manage the effects of mental health problems or illness through support, education, guidance and advocacy. Amir will discuss the impacts on family caregivers that should be considered by employers who are implementing the Standard, as well as the benefits of offering flexibility at work, information and assistance, as well as emotional and other supports to employees.

Carol Plathan, who works at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, will share her experience juggling the responsibilities of work and other aspects of life while providing care to an adult son who lives with a mental illness. Employers or employees are encouraged to join the online conversation and share their own experiences.

What:??A free workplace webinar titled?Family caregivers in the workplace

When:??Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at noon E.T.

Guest Speakers:
Ella Amir, PhD, MBA
Executive Director

Carol Plathan,
Academic Scheduler
Office of the Registrar
Concordia University

The workplace webinars cater to business owners, organizational leadership, occupational health and safety managers, human resource professionals, managers, employees, and others.

This free webinar will be in English and a recording will be available on the website in April 2014. The PowerPoint presentation will also be available afterwards in both English and French.

For previous webinar videos and PowerPoint presentations, please follow this?link.

Please note that the next workplace webinar will be presented in French co-hosted with Groupe entreprises en sant? on?April 30, 2014 at 9:30 E.T.

For more information, please?visit the MHCC website?or join the conversation on Twitter:#workplaceMH?/?#StandardCda

Or contact:
Samantha Kolapak, Knowledge Broker
Mental Health Commission of Canada