Financial 1st Aid for HR Professionals is an interactive and engaging 1 ½ hour workshop that will empower HR professionals with the knowledge needed when working with employees who may be experiencing financial distress. Participants of the webinar will learn to understand and recognize the signs and symptoms of financial distress, have the gentle money chat, and refer to appropriate resources in the community when necessary. Topics included in learning:
• basic rights & responsibilities with regards to credit and debt
• common collection practices
• options for dealing with debt
• resources & community supports Official Certificate of Completion available upon completion.
Increasing costs of essential items are at the top of the list of financial concerns for Canadians today. 1 in 4 people struggle with money. It's likely that some of your employees are being affected. These concerns make financial education increasingly relevant to those serving consumers today.
As an HR professional, your role may find you connecting with people on many different levels. As that front line and face of human resources, it is important to be aware and prepared for those often uncomfortable conversations that relate to finances.
This workshop will help build skill around recognizing the signs and symptoms of financial distress, building emotional and financial intelligence around the impact that financial wellness has on overall well-being and mental health.
Participants will be able to articulate and build knowledge around how financial stress impacts employees and employers. This understanding is crucial to acknowledging, addressing, and supporting employees with issues affecting their lives.
Lastly, attendees will learn about common practices, strategies, and resources to offer those struggling with finances. Supporting employees with financial strategies, information, and resources helps promote overall well-being. Additionally, employees that feel supported will help advance a culture of support, trust, and wellness within the workplace.
11:30 AM Welcome and Networking
11:50 AM Lunch
12:30 PM Speaker Presentation
2:00 PM Event Concludes
Registration Closed: ** SOLD OUT **
Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Bobbi-Lyn Smith at BLSmith@hrpa.ca
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