Cornwall 10.22.20 VIRTUAL Mental Health and COVID-19

Date and Time

Starts:10/22/2020 11:00 AM

Ends:10/22/2020 12:30 PM

Event Type: Webcast

1.5 Hour(s)



FREE Members l $30 Non-Members


Additional Information

Event Sponsor

During registration, please consider the donation option. Donated funds collected through this event registration will be equally divided between Indspire and Black Youth Helpline, preferred charities identified by HRPA members in a recent survey.

Cornwall 10.22.20 VIRTUAL Mental Health and COVID-19

In a recent survey of 1804 Canadians conducted in partnership by MHCC, Conference Board of Canada and Workplace Safety and Prevention Services, 84% of people surveyed reported increased concern over their mental health since the onset of the pandemic. With holidays and winter approaching, the impact may be amplified. This session will provide practical advice and access to useful tools for HR professionals to support the mental health of their workers and help them and their families cope with life and work as we weather life and work during a pandemic.

Learning Objectives
Understand the potential effects of the holiday season, winter, and COVID on the mental health of workers, and the organization’s role Learn about helpful tools and resources from MHCC and others to support mental health of employees and their families Know how to prepare a plan for supporting workers mental health through the holiday and winter season of the pandemic.

Speaker bio(s)
Elizabeth Rankin-Horvath, Founder and CEO

Elizabeth Rankin-Horvath is the President and Founder of Hale Health and Safety Solutions Ltd. She is an Occupational and Psychological Health and Safety Specialist, Integration Coach and sought after speaker. During her 20 year career Elizabeth has developed a clear understanding of the link between mental health, occupational health and safety, and business outcomes. She has helped organizations successfully integrate OH&S systems and improve their disability management programs, resulting in significant reductions in injuries, illnesses and claims costs. Elizabeth was Senior OHS Consultant for Gowlings' National OHS Law Practice, and was the CSA Group Project Manager on the development of the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. Elizabeth now works with organizations to create psychologically healthy and safe working environments where employees can flourish. A significant part of her work focusses on prevention of work-related mental injury and management of chronic mental stress claims.