Return to the Workplace: Part 1 - Prioritizing Employee Mental Health in Transitioning Back to the Workplace

Date and Time

Starts:10/26/2021 12:00 PM

Ends:10/26/2021 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:10/27/2021 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar Series

1.5 CPD Hour(s)


Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation

Non-Members: $30 + taxes

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Event Sponsor

More and more organizations as a result of the pandemic are realizing that employee wellbeing is critical to the success of a business. Without healthy and productive employees, many organizations will likely not survive or recuperate their business costs. This is the time for organizations to promote and prioritize mental health initiatives in the workplace.

In this webinar, we will discuss the disruption of the past 18 months on the where, when, and how of work, and what this means for organizations as they transition back to the workplace. We will focus specifically on the impact on employee well-being and identify ways that we can support our employees’ mental and emotional health.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Compare data on employee well-being and employee needs before and during the pandemic to understand how are employees may be feeling
  • Discuss work disruption during the pandemic and the implications for employee well-being in the transition back to the workplace
  • Apply insights gathered to identify practical ways that we might support employee well-being during the transition and beyond


Who Should Attend:

  • HR professionals, executives and business leaders
  • Professionals who are responsible for return to workplace operations and programs in their organizations
  • Business leaders who are responsible for employee wellbeing, employee engagement, leadership, and policy development


Program Format:

Live webinar will take place on October 26, 2021 from Noon to 1:30pm

For MEMBERS: Follow up "round table" to take place on November 4, 2021

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Speaker bio(s)
Kate Toth, PhD, CHRL, Director, Learning & Development

Kate’s passion for YMCA WorkWell – for connecting with leaders and their teams to help them gain the skills they need to foster healthier workplaces – is matched by her qualifications and experience. Kate is all about qualitative data. Armed with a PhD in Health Psychology, MSc in I/O Psychology, and a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), she has more than a decade of industry experience as an HR generalist and manager. With her love of helping others learn, Kate brings 14 years of post-secondary teaching experience in the human resources and health fields, and over a decade in research on mental health at work to our team.  

Driven by integrity and growth, Kate’s putting her research and training to good use as she equips leaders and teams through education about workplace well-being, including what it means, how to create it, and, perhaps most importantly, gaining the skills to maintain it.