Thousand Islands Chapter: *****EVENT CANCELLED*****Wiping Up The Mess of COVID (With Little To No Use of Toilet Paper)

Date and Time

Starts:09/21/2022 11:30 AM

Ends:09/21/2022 1:00 PM

Registration Closes:09/15/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.5 hous Hour(s)

Renaissance Event Venue 285 Queen St Kingston, Ontario


Members $35+ tax Non Members $70 + tax

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Additional Information

Cancellation Policy: If less than three-(3) business days notice is provided: The member will be charged a $30 no show fee. Cancellations must be made prior to Mon. Sept. 16th to avoid the no show fee. If three (3) or more business days notice is provided: The members registration will be cancelled without penalty.

Any required Proof of Vaccination and/or PPE safety protocols for this in-person event will be shared closer to the event date.

Event Sponsor

The world has changed due to COVID and along with it the workplace has also changed immensely. The mental health impact of COVID is immeasurable. How are HR professionals handling this? This will provide support and understanding of prevalent mental health issues due to COVID affecting your employees at work (or off work). It also provides support for the people who are attempting to find their way with new and challenging problems. How did this affect your workplace? What is tools are needed to understand and support your management team and workers. Return to work assistance. Along with real life workplace scenarios.

Learning Objectives

The HR Professional requires knowledge and tools to deal with the mental health challenges and health issues of COVID in the workplace this provides;

1. Understanding of prevalent mental health illnesses and physical impacts that are being seen in the workplace due to COVID
2. Provides tools to assist the HR professional to support managers.
3. Reviews laws of duty to accommodate and assists in the understanding of the workplace's roles and responsibilities.


11:30 AM Registration and Networking

12:00 PM Lunch

12:30 PM Speaker presentation

1:30 PM Event concludes

Registration Closes: September 14, 2022  8:00 AM]

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Rebecca Lauzon

Speaker bio(s)
Kelly Alarie

Kelly Alarie worked as a Registered Nurse for over 30 years. She began in hospital nursing, but spent the majority of her career as an Occupational Health Nurse. Her vast experience led her to work with both private and public sector organizations along with working with, and for, several unions. Professionally she assisted in the provision of the EAP program for one of the largest companies in Canada, she was CDMP certified, and obtained her Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Levels 1 & 2. Presently Kelly works privately as a professional trainer and speaker for workplaces. Her specialty is Disability Management, mental health issues, harassment and bullying along with many other prevalent health & safety training needed for the workplace. She has been speaking professionally for the last 20 years.