Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace (3-29-17)

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

This session addressed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) new resource document on this subject, published December 2016, as well as its companion document on the role of mental health providers in their clients' requests for reasonable accommodation. The discussion included: 
  • Common mental health conditions and their symptoms
  • Application of the "regarded as" prong of the definition of "disability" under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in claims of disparate treatment based on a mental health condition
  • Triggers for the interactive process and fitness for duty examinations
  • Reasonable accommodations for mental health conditions 
  • Common pitfalls when communicating with mental health providers

Our presenter, Senior Attorney Advisor, Aaron Konopasky from the EEOC’s ADA/GINA Policy Division answered field your questions on this complicated topic.

Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace - Webinar Archive

Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace - Transcript

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