Can Addiction Issues Be Solved? What HR Can Do
August 20, 2019 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Speaker: Janet Cox, Ph.D | Clinical Psychologist, Synapse
High level executives are valuable to their companies and to the staff they lead. Yes, they may have access to wealth and vast resources but this does not mean they may not be suffering in silence stemming from addictive behavior. The news about addiction in our country is constant, particularly around the current opioid epidemic.
According to rehab.com, the traits that make executives successful can in some cases contribute to the development of substance abuse problems. And because of their financial resources, many can hide a growing addiction longer than those with fewer resources. With close to 30 years of experience in the treatment of substance use disorders, Dr. Cox is one of the leading pioneers in the country responsible for developing this innovative, non-residential treatment and rehabilitation program focused on improving brain health.
Dr. Janet Cox will discuss the issues that plague our society and discuss potential solutions. Join the discussion as this taboo topic needs to be a part of HR training and confidential support.
In this session you will learn:
- How to spot an addiction problem at the office
- How to protect top talent
- Characteristics that lead to substance abuse
- How to intervene
- Ethical Practice
- HR Expertise