Toronto 05.11.21 VIRTUAL Annual Business Meeting l Mental Health Enticing A Better Culture At Work

Date and Time

Starts:05/11/2021 6:00 PM

Ends:05/11/2021 8:00 PM

Registration Closes:05/10/2021 8:00 AM

1 CPD Hour(s)



Free Members l $30 Non-members


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Toronto 05.11.21 VIRTUAL  Annual Business Meeting l  PD Session Mental Health Enticing A Better Culture At Work

HR professionals are often challenged to assist their employees with a mental health illness or crisis. This has become a more prevalent issue during COVID. This seminar will focus on the most common mental health issues seen in the workplace. It will provide ways to assist your employees and it will discuss some case studies. Also provided are resources for employees, and HR professionals.


  • This seminar empowers the HR professional working with employees with a mental health issue to further skills through education on;
  • Utilizing best practices and understanding the legal aspects of duty to accommodate.
  • Gain knowledge on typical symptoms associated with mental health & behaviours that can arise in the workplace.
  • Provide the confidence to initiate and create conversation around mental health


6:00 - 6:05 pm Welcome (TO Chapter 2020 Updates)
6:05 – 6:35 pm Annual Business Meeting
6:35 – 6:40 pm Break
6:40 – 7:40 pm Speaker Presentation
7:40 – 7:55 pm Q/A
7:55 pm Close of Event

Speaker bio(s)
Kelly Alarie

Kelly Alarie has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years with a specialty in Occupational Health Nursing (COHN) since 1984. She has extensive experience in both the private and public sector organizations. She has worked for several large unions and in highly unionized environments. She was active in her professional associations as a member of the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association for over 15 years, and was on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Occupational Health Nurses for 10 years. She remains a member in good standing with the College of Nurses. Kelly has certification in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (Levels 1 & 2). Presently Kelly works privately as a professional trainer and speaker for workplaces. Her specialty is mental health issues, harassment and bullying issues, along with many other prevalent health & safety interests for the workplace. She has been speaking professionally for the last 15 years.