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Webinar: Accommodating Psychiatric Issues in the Workplace

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1.5 HRCI credits available. Attend it live or register to download the recording and listen at your convenience.

This webinar will discuss the employment rights of persons with psychiatric disabilities and conversely the employer’s responsibilities toward those employees under the ADA/ADAAA and other applicable laws, with emphasis on workplace accommodations and discuss issues that arise including:
• How the broadened definition of disability under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) affects individuals with psychiatric disabilities
• Determining when a person with a psychiatric disability is "qualified" for a job
• Common workplace issues involving persons with psychiatric disabilities
• Applicable case examples
• Identifying when safety issues or concerns arise and how the concept of "direct threat" may apply
• Resources for both employers and employees, among many others

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Mental Illness in the Workplace: Trends and Statistics
  • Applicable Laws (ADA, Rehabilitation Act, Executive Orders, among others)
  • Potential Legal Issues: Discrimination, Disparate Treatment, Disparate Impact;
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (Definition of Disability, Reasonable Accommodation, Undue Hardship, Direct Threat;
  • Workplace Safety/Violence Issues;
  • Leave and Attendance Issues;
  • Medication;
  • Substance Abuse;
  • Permissible Inquiries, medical exams;
  • Co-worker questions and issues.

Who will benefit from this webinar:

  • HR Managers and Directors;
  • Senior Managers;
  • Front-line and middle managers;
  • Leave Administrators;
  • Benefits Administrators;
  • CFO’s;
  • Controllers;
  • CEO’s;
  • Business Owners;
  • Virtually any business that hires and manages employees.


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