Licensed Professional Counselor
April McAnally is a Licensed Professional Counselor and speaker based in Austin, TX. She partners with corporations, helping professionals and nonprofit organizations to help them increase awareness of mental health topics that are of importance in the workplace. As a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional and trauma specialist, April has a particular interest in supporting organizations and individuals to become more cognizant of the impact the workplace can have on mental wellness, and how to incorporate strategies and policies to support wellness among staff and peers, and themselves.
April holds a Master’s in Counseling from St. Edward’s University and a Bachelor’s in Communication Studies from UT Austin. She supports couples and individuals at a private practice in Austin, TX. You can learn more about April by visiting www.aprilmcanally.com.
What to Do When: Crisis and Suicidal Ideation at Work
If you’ve ever had a co-worker or employee experience a mental health crisis on the job, or have had a co-worker express suicidal thoughts, you know how scary it can be. This presentation will help you to prepare for just such an experience so you can respond in a way that is safe, helpful and respectful. We’ll identify step-by-step guidelines for how to respond in the event of a mental health crisis, as well as ways to de-escalate when speaking with someone who is in crisis. And because prevention is the best cure, we will also discuss ways to decrease the likelihood of crisis by implementing workplace wellness practices.
SHRM Recertification Credit: 1.00
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HRCI Recertification Credit: 1.00
Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of 2020 and prepare for an exceptional 2021! You don't want to miss the induction of our new Board of directors, the presentation of awards, and our annual Silent Auction!
DUSTIN A. PASCHAL, JD
As a founding member of Simon | Paschal PLLC, a boutique employment law firm in Dallas, Texas, Dustin maintains an active employment law practice. His practice includes advice and counsel in nearly all areas of employment law. If it’s an HR issue, Dustin likely handles it for his clients. Dustin also represents his clients in hearings, injunction proceedings, trials and before state and federal agencies. Dustin is a former President of DallasHR and is currently serving as the Board Chair on DallasHR’s overall governing body. Dustin also serves as a Legal & Legislative Director for Texas SHRM. Dustin likes HR so much, he married an HR professional! Dustin, his wife, and his son live in Frisco, Texas with their two dogs, either of which he is willing to give away if there are any takers!
Trial (and Error): HR Lessons From the Courtroom
Often, Human Resources professionals have to take a course of action or stop a course of action based on what they think is best without truly knowing the effects of their decisions. In addition to that, they often make decisions based solely on what a law says or what interpretations or guidance they receive rather than how juries and judges are actually enforcing the laws. In this presentation, attendees will hear the “war stories” from an employment lawyer. He will discuss the employment law trials he has been through and how the HR professional and the HR professional’s decisions affected the trials and their outcomes. He will discuss the facts of the case, the timelines, what occurred during trial, how the judge or jury decided, what HR did that affected the trial, and what HR could have done to assist in the trial.
Dr. Sherene McHenry
Dr. Sherene McHenry, The People IQ Expert, works with organizations who want to enhance effectiveness, increase engagement and raise productivity. A former graduate professor with a PhD in Counseling, Sherene has spoken extensively throughout North America, as well as in South American and Asia. She’s been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, is a leadership and workplace issues magazine columnist, and the author of Navigate: Understanding the Five Types of People and Pick: Choose to Create A Life You Love.
Super Size Your Impact: Savvy Strategies For Broadening Your Bandwidth
Passion and productivity take a hit when individuals feel frazzled, frayed or frustrated due to the pressures and demands of today’s fast-paced and constantly changing world and workplace. This fun, practical presentation provides immediately implementable strategies for decreasing energy drainers while simultaneously increasing energy, enthusiasm and purpose.
You will learn to:
* Mitigate drainers, takers, players and gators
* Choose proactive attitudes and behaviors
* Reconnect with your passion and purpose
State of the City
Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of 2021 and prepare for an exceptional 2022! You don't want to miss the induction of our new Board of directors, the presentation of awards, and our annual Silent Auction!
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