Accommodating Anxiety, Workplace Stress and PTSD Under the ADA
1 hour 30 minutes
Learn how to properly respond to accommodation requests for anxiety, workplace stress, and PTSD under the ADA.
The failure of productive employees who experience trauma is costly. Make a solid decision and have the tools necessary when this arises. Why is it smart business to explore accommodation? What are the best practices in managing workers who have experienced mental health issues including anxiety, depression and PTSD? This topic will provide insight into how bad things can happen to good people, especially good workers. The impact is not solely on that person but can affect the workplace. Employers should be equipped for when these occasions arise and why seeking to find good outcomes is good business.
While it can be difficult to accurately describe a large group, as each individual is unique, this material will educate on best practices in accommodating workplace anxiety, stress and PTSD under the ADA. Additionally, this topic will explore and discuss various accommodations and environmental modification, ways to interact with the worker, and experiences from the vocational counselor’s perspective to illustrate successful accommodation and resolution.
• You will be able to review ADA, laws and application.
• You will be able to define anxiety, stress and PTSD.
• You will be able to identify accommodations and modifications.
• You will be able to discuss case examples and successes.