Grief & Gratitude: Insights and Tools for the Workplace
Presenters: Ilana Shapiro Yahdav, MPA, and Kim English Hanlon, MA, Co-Founders of Yahdav & Hanlon Grief
Support and Certified Grief Recovery Specialists
Moderator: Nicole Mackie, Marketing Campaign Manager at Wellable
Length: 1 Hour
Every single person will experience some grief in their life. And yet, people are often at a loss for what
to say or do in support. This can be amplified in the workplace, a place often thought of for
professionalism and productivity only, not for sharing what goes on in one's personal life.
Covid-19 has changed the worldwide landscape and affects almost all facets of life, especially mental
health. The entire world has experienced collective grief, of which we are still seeing the residual
effects. It is now more critical than ever that employers proactively support employees in their mental
health, specifically in grief and loss.
Learn from Ilana Shapiro Yahdav, MPA, and Kim English Hanlon, MA, about how organizations can make space for
grief in the workplace to improve employee retention, productivity, and creativity.
You will learn about:
Cultivate a basic understanding of grief and the signs and impacts on the workplace
Learn actionable tools to help recognize and empathize with the layers of grief
Identify opportunities for grief support and how to guide leadership to adopt them