Virtual Conference

Workforce Mental Health

Tuesday, August 17 - Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Virtual Conference, Online
Workforce Mental Health

Virtual Conference Agenda

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon ET: Mental Health Through an Equity Lens
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. ET: Addressing Mental Health at the Supervisor Level
  •  2:00-3:00 p.m. ET: Connecting Employee Mental Health to an Organization’s Hierarchy of Needs

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon ET: Caregiving—Supporting Employees Who Care for Others
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. ET: Best Practices for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Technology-Based Workplace Mental Health Resources
  • 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET: Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Support in the Workplace

All sessions and handouts will be available through September 17, 2021 for your learning convenience. 

Who Should Attend

This virtual conference is well-suited for benefits professionals serving plans and participants in the U.S. and Canada, as well as anyone who champions mental health in the workplace, including:

  • Human resource professionals who work directly with employees
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Wellness professionals
  • Third-party administrators and staff
  • Insurance and benefit brokers
  • Lawyers and consultants
  • Trustees and administrators of multiemployer and public sector plans
  • Fund office staff.


Ignite your learning experience by attending sessions whenever it is convenient for you. 

  • Session recordings—Not able to watch the sessions right away? Return to the virtual environment to watch recorded sessions at any time for up to 30 days.
  • Ask the experts—Come prepared with your questions to ask the speakers during live sessions.
  • Session handouts and documents—Download session handouts and other resources ahead of time so that you are prepared to follow along with each presentation. 
  • Access anytime—The virtual environment will be open 24/7 giving you the opportunity to access everything in the environment on your time.

Session Details and Handouts


  • Mark Attridge, Ph.D. President Attridge Consulting Inc
  • Tracy Brower, Ph.D. Sociologist and Author, Principal Steelcase
  • Christiana Castillo, M.P.H., MS-MEPN Project Coordinator, GLS Suicide Prevention Grant and Health Educator, Health Promotion & Preventive Services University of Arizona | Campus Health
  • Frank Hawk Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Rebecca Johnson, M.S., CHWC Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer ViDL Solutions
  • Chad Myler, M.S., CHES Health Promotion Manager, Life & Work Connections, Division of Human Resources University of Arizona
  • Soumya Palreddy, Ph.D. Principal Consultant Soumya Palreddy Consulting
  • Diane Rohlman, Ph.D. Professor and Endowed Chair in Rural Safety and Health University of Iowa
  • Dr. Ryan Todd, M.D., FRCPC Chief Executive Officer headversity

Continuing Education

CEBS Compliance Credit:

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Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

Other Continuing Education Credit:
Continuing Education credit for additional professions and designations MAY be available for attendance at live sessions depending on profession/designation requirements. You must register for the program and request CE credit at least 60 days prior to the beginning of the program so that the Foundation can seek preapproval from the governing agency.
Note: Requests made for continuing education credit do not guarantee administration of credit. For further information on continuing education credit, please call (262) 786-6710, option 2


​Note: This virtual conference is not included in the membership promotion for joining or renewing your 2021 membership.
Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

US $295.00 US $445.00