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Navigating the Murky Waters of Mental Health Accommodation
This Activity has been PREAPPROVED for SHRM Re-Certification Credits
Jodi Slavik Vigilant
When: May 17, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST
Gun violence, suicide, and bomb threats, while stark in nature, often start with subtle, erratic behavior that is difficult to understand and even more difficult to address. These challenges are amplified at work, where employers have a duty to protect employees, but to also avoid discrimination. This leaves HR in murky waters, determining whether employee behavior is a disability flag, and how to respond when the disability is hidden, nebulous, or unbelievable.
This presentation will jump feet-first into the grey area of mental health accommodation, using real case-studies to address the nuances of notice, interaction, and effective resolution.