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MT|SHRM Webinar Series


June 23, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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COVID-19 & Employee Mental Health in the Workplace
Presented by: Dr. Desiree' Kelly, Public Health and Education Manager & Dr. Tom Starling, CEO/President Mental Health America of the MidSouth

Kelly Starling

This virtual workshop will include:

  • Mental health/illness and how it impacts productivity
  • COVID-19 impact on employee mental health
  • Working Remotely 
  • Zoom Fatique vs. Zoom Blues
  • Stress and Self-Care Techniques
  • A CEO’s perspective: What Employees need from leadership 
  • Resources for Employees:
    • Free mental health screenings
    • Free prescription discounts
    • Charitable clinics for part-time and seasonal employees
    • Crisis Text Line
    • Corporate Mindfulness
  • Next Steps


Members – Included with membership

Guests and Future Members – $35*

*May be applied toward membership in MT|SHRM. Contact Shannan Duggin at 615-499-5150

Details: Registration will close at 9:00 AM the morning of the webinar, and log-in instructions will be emailed directly from the Zoom webinar host.

This program has been awarded 1 hour of General recertification credit. "MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."

Please thank our sponsors for making this event possible:

Dr. Desireè (desi-e-ray) Kelly
is the Public Health and Education Manager atMental Health America of the MidSouthwhere she oversees the Youth Erasingthe Stigma Program and the Mind theWorkplace Wellness Program. She hasover twenty-five years’ experience as aneducator, curriculum developer andtrainer. She specializes in designing andimplementing curricula for variousgenerational cohorts in diverse topics,specifically mental health education andself-care resources.

Dr. Tom Starling is in his 11th year serving as CEO of Mental Health America of the MidSouth, and he is currently the board chair for the national MHA in D.C.  He holds a BA in psychology from Baylor, an MDiv in theology from SW Baptist Seminary, an MA in medical ethics from Vanderbilt University, and a doctorate in educational administration from Tennessee State University.  Starling has 5 years of experience in ministry, 10 years of experience in university administration, and over 20 years of experience as a nonprofit leader.  He is the recipient of several awards and recognitions, prides himself on low staff turnover, and currently resides with his family in Murfreesboro, TN.


$0.00 MT|SHRM Member Ticket

$35.00 Future Member/ Guest