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Concurrent Session
Employee Mental Health: The Invisible Variable Driving Attrition
In-Person and Virtual Wednesday 11/01/2023 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Intermediate (Fostering DEI)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn how to cultivate a team culture that reduces attrition by eliminating behaviors that derail employee mental health. 

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited.

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Since early 2020, we have collectively moved through a global health crisis with rippling emotional, physical, and cognitive impacts that forever changed the way we work. In 2021, 75% of American workers reported experiencing at least one symptom of a mental health condition (up from 59% in 2019) a statistic resulting directly from the trauma caused during the pandemic. With numbers like these, it's imperative we stop viewing employee mental health as an individual issue, and instead address it as a retention problem for employers to solve collaboratively.   Achieving a solution requires leaders to understand the impact varying workplace dimensions have on employee mental health and, subsequently, how mental health influences employee engagement and attrition. By engaging in this experiential session, leaders will learn how to enact a new toolkit of strategies to improve employee mental health and retention on their team(s).

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the workplace factors that impact employee mental health.
  • Learn three new leadership practices that prioritize employee mental health to increase engagement and retention.
  • Cultivate an environment that elevates employee wellbeing to reduce attrition.

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All virtual sessions inherently run the risk of audio or visual issues due to factors out of our control. If any technical difficulties arise, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we work diligently to resolve it. All virtual sessions, unless marked as "LIVE ONLY" or "VIRTUAL LIVE ONLY", are recorded and will be available to view on demand until December 1, 2023.

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Katie O’Malley, Founder & Principal Coach,
(en)Courage Coaching