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.
What You will learn?
- 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