We launched our Return to Work webinar series earlier today. Thank you to all who participated and for your great questions. Our friends from LabCorp provided a great overview of COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing science and they walked through their COVID-19 return to work screening and testing programs and recommendations for employers. If you missed it, we will post it by the end of next week
and provide a link on COVID-19 employer and broker update page of our website.
Our next webinar topic is COVID-19 Workplace Reintegration: Understanding and Managing Employee Emotions and Mental Health
COVID-19 is a mental health pandemic. In our
May 15th COVID-19 Update
we featured a section titled, Taking Care: An Emerging Mental and Behavioral Health Pandemic, calling attention
to this very real issue our nation now faces. On June 3rd,
How COVID-19 is Impacting Mental Health
This article dives
into the neuropsychiatric impacts that we can likely expect to see based on lessons from previous pandemic outcomes and early COVID-19 research.
People are struggling with anxiety, fatigue, depression, fear, and a litany of uncharted emotions during this pandemic. The cumulative toll on our mental health, relationships, and well-being is only starting to surface. Work reintegration adds another layer of complexity that no people manager, HR manager, or executive team has faced in our lifetime.
Join us from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT on Thursday, June 25th where Cascade Center’s Caitlin Plato, MA, Counseling Psychology: Trauma & Recovery, and Linda Cole, MHA BSN OCN, Director, Member Care at HMA, will explore what companies and people managers can expect and how to help employees with the emotions of work reintegration.
Trauma & Recovery Counselor, Trainer, Cascade Centers, Portland, OR
Caitlin Plato earned her Master's degree in Counseling Psychology: Trauma & Recovery, from Arcadia University in Philadelphia and she is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She provides management consultation, organizational development training, as well as counseling on a broad range of topics. She specializes in trauma, addictions, depression, anxiety, communication skills, diversity training, and gender/LGBTQ related topics.