Search
Login
ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

Text Resize

Workplace Bullying: Supporting Mental Health Professionals in Their Work with Aging Targets

Membership Directory

Find ASA members in your area or who share your interest area. Enter a name or click on the magnifying glass to start your search.
 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Start : 10:00 AM (Pacific)
End : 11:00 AM (Pacific)

Presented by ASA’s Business Forum on Aging (BFA)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

Not a Member? Join ASA or Register for this event for $49

Includes complimentary CEUs

This web seminar is based on the 2017 Aging in America Conference (AIA) workshop “Workplace Bullying: Supporting Mental Health Professionals in Their Work With Aging Targets.”

This seminar will address identifying and defining workplace bullying, understanding its impact and developing ways to address and prevent it. The work of a mental health professional can be isolating. It sometimes seems as if we have few opportunities to share our experiences and knowledge with other helping professionals. Enhance your current counseling toolbox by joining us to share ideas and interventions through case studies.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify and define workplace bullying;
  • List characteristics of targets, bystanders and bullies;
  • Discuss the effects of workplace bullying and what to do about it; and,
  • Access relevant resources.

Presenters:

Photo of Judy SkorekJudy Skorek, Ed.D., is program director and core faculty in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Adler University in Chicago. She has 40 years of experience in counseling, teaching, supervising, program development and leadership. Her research focuses on workplace bullying, posttraumatic stress disorder and domestic violence.

 

 

 

Photo of Kathy BonnarKathy Bonnar, Ed.D., is assistant professor of Counselor Education at Concordia University Chicago, and is a volunteer facilitator for a caregiver support group on campus. Her interests and knowledge include the meaning of work for older workers and caregiving with Alzheimer’s.

Stay Connected

Follow American Society on Aging on Facebook   Follow American Society on Aging on LinkedIn   Follow American Society on Aging on Twitter   Subscribe eNewsletter   

Events

Evidence for Action in an Aging World Event Details

Jobs

AgeBlog

posted on 06.14.2017

Call it intersectionality (the intersection of age and sex discrimination) or call it more of the same—whatever the name, the reality is that...  Read More

posted on 05.15.2017

In recent years, significant progress has been made in identifying and scaling best practices to support a population having increasing rates of...  Read More