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Creating Inclusive Higher Education Work Environments for People with Mental Health Disabilities


Thursday, September 14, 2017
1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. EST


Cost: Free


Format: Webinar


Where: Online/Web-based


Sponsored By:

EARN - Employer Assistance and Resource Network

Description:

In higher education, as in all industries, workplace policies and practices that foster employment success for people with mental health conditions are actually sound management practices that benefit all workers, and by extension, their employers. Indeed, many of the same supports that help people with mental health disabilities thrive at work such as employee assistance programs, health coverage, flexible work arrangements and reasonable accommodations are common sense strategies that help employees in a college or university environment give their all, whether in a classroom, lab or office. What's more, creating a more welcoming environment where people with mental health conditions feel safe to self-identify as people with disabilities may help advance a higher education institution's overall disability inclusion goals.

In this webinar, participants will learn about effective approaches for providing employees with mental health conditions what they need to perform their best on the job and raise awareness across their institutions about the importance of adopting an inclusive work culture that fosters mental health and well-being.



Registration:

Deadline to Register - September 13, 2017

To register for the webinar, go to http://www.askearn.org/event/creating-inclusive-higher-education-work-environments-people-mental-health-disabilities/ or http://bit.ly/2ty5Kns

Contact For More Information:


Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)
Phone: 516-465-1400 (voice)
Email: earn@askearn.org
Web: Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)
(http://bit.ly/2ty5Kns)


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