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Mental Health & Returning to Work

The WAM programme at AHEAD are running a free training webinar aimed at current WAM employers and potential WAM employers. 

When: October 14th 2020 from 11.30am - 1.00pm. 

The WAM programme is the transition to employment initiative of AHEAD. It offers graduates with disabilities the benefit of a 6 month minimum fully paid and mentored work internships with high profile employers. WAM was established in 2005 and, to date, have placed over 470 graduates with both private and public sector employers. 

Event information 

We are still living in uncertain times and this webinar will discuss the impact of Covid-19 on mental health for potential and current employees with disabilities now that many organisations are planning a return to the workplace in 2021. This pandemic has resulted in the biggest changes in our work practices in our lifetime so what can your organisation do to support employees.

We last visited this topic in our June WAMinar, which you can watch back here, where Fiona Coyle, CEO of Mental Health Reform discussed the immediate impact of Covid-19 on the population. Now, here we are towards the end of 2020, what else has changed?

We are delighted to have Fiona back as our keynote speaker where she will be highlighting some new studies and what employers need to be mindful of as they make a plan to return to the workplace.

You must register in advance for this webinar by clicking on the link below:

Register Now

We are aware that some organisations have Zoom blocked and therefore are unable to register for the webinar. If you are having this issue, we recommend that you sign up for the webinar and access the webinar through your own personal device. If you are still having issues, please email wam@ahead.ie. 

Watch Back on our June WAMINAR

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