Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 on Workers and Their Families—Session Schedule and Handouts

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Session handouts will be available to registered attendees Tuesday, September 8, 2020 through Saturday, September 18, 2021.

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Tuesday, September 15

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

VC00  Test Your System

Access this session before attending the virtual conference to familiarize yourself with all of the features of the environment..

(#32—Health & Wellness)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

MH01  Mental Health: The Next Pandemic

David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA  Speaker
Organizational Consultant
Ireland, UK

This live Zoom session will address the mental health crisis that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how mental health issues may vary among employees who are deemed essential or nonessential during the pandemic.

  • Essential employees: Burnout, PTSD, etc.
  • Nonessential employees: Depression from isolation, anxiety due to financial stress, etc.
  • How can employers prepare to address these issues?

This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

 

(#14—Keynote)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

MH02  Addressing Unique Cultural Influences When Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Joseph P. Ricciuti Panelist
Co-Founder, Mental Health International
President and Chief Executive Officer, SEB Benefits and HR Consulting
Toronto, ON

Paula Allen Panelist
Senior Vice-President, Research, Analytics and Innovation
Morneau Shepell
Toronto, ON

Timothy D. Conroy, MLSLT, CPS Panelist
Certified Peer Specialist Trainer
Missouri State Mental Health Court
Missouri

Stigmas in seeking mental health treatment vary across different communities. Join a panel to hear about some of these unique challenges and how employers/plan sponsors can help. Considerations include:

  • Race/ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Sexual orientation
  • Occupational role.

 This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#32—Health & Wellness)

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

MH03  Roundtable Discussion 1: Essential Workers, Front Line Crews

Ruben Navarro Facilitator
Commissioner, President
Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions
Los Angeles, CA

The pandemic has deemed certain functions “essential” and others as not. Each roundtable will discuss how these circumstances shaped the workforces’ mental health, and how each workforce faces unique challenges in addressing mental health. Join a roundtable discussion in a live Zoom meeting to discuss these challenges with your peers. These roundtable discussions will not be recorded.

 This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#32—Health & Wellness)

MH04  Roundtable Discussion 2: Isolation at the Home Office

Paula A. Krupa, CEBS Facilitator
Director of Global Benefits
Archer Daniels Midland

The pandemic has deemed certain functions “essential” and others as not. Each roundtable will discuss how these circumstances shaped the workforces’ mental health, and how each workforce faces unique challenges in addressing mental health. Join a roundtable discussion in a live Zoom meeting to discuss these challenges with your peers. These roundtable discussions will not be recorded.

This session is worth 1 credit toward CEBS compliance.

 

(#32—Health & Wellness)