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Family caregivers in the workplace

Description: This workplace webinar features guest speaker Ella Amir, Executive Director, AMI-Québec. This grassroots organization is committed to helping family caregivers manage the effects of mental health problems or illness through support, education, guidance and advocacy. Amir discusses the impacts on family caregivers that should be considered by employers who are implementing the Standard, the benefits of offering flexibility at work, information and assistance, as well as emotional and other supports to employees.

Carol Plathan, who works at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, shares her experience juggling the responsibilities of work and other aspects of life while providing care to an adult son who lives with a mental illness. Employers or employees are encouraged to join the online conversation and share their own experiences.

Guest Speakers:

  • Ella Amir, PhD, MBA Executive Director, AMI‐Québec
  • Carol Plathan Academic Scheduler, Concordia University

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