Legal and Practical guidelines for Dealing with Psychiatric Disabilities at Work
Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
This 60 minute webinar on how to deal with psychiatric disabilities at work addresses w.r.t. both the legal and psychological issues that often arise. The session covers 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.
Why Should You Attend:
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. To make matters more confusing, the A.D.A., the F.M.L.A., and worker’s comp can intersect, or supersede, each other when it comes to dealing with psychiatric disabilities.
This webinar will help HR professionals understand how to navigate the difficult and often murky challenge of dealing with \"invisible disabilities.\" To make matters more confusing, the recent amendments to the A.D.A. have a significant impact on the rights of mentally ill employees as well as the responsibilities of employers.
At the end of this webinar the speaker will handle your specific questions related to the topic.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
- 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?
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