IWH Speaker Series

Presentations in the IWH Speaker Series (previously referred to as "plenaries") usually run from 11:00 a.m. to noon and are held at: Institute for Work & Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto (Directions). To confirm your attendance, please RSVP to Albana Canga (acanga@iwh.on.ca or 416-927-2027 ext. 2160).

If you're unable to attend a presentation in person, you may be able to watch and listen via a live stream. For information on how to access a live stream, please e-mail Albana Canga (acanga@iwh.on.ca).

To view a slidecast of a past presentation, where available, go to the Archive page for the year in which it was held, or visit the IWH YouTube channel.

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Topics and speakers are subject to change. Please check back for more information.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Emma Irvin, Dr. Kim Cullen, Dr. Dwayne Van Eerd , Institute for Work & Health

By the year 2020, depression will be the second leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. What effective intervention approaches for managing depression can workplaces offer to help employees either stay at work while experiencing symptoms, or return to work after a depression-related absence? In this presentation, an Institute for Work & Health team share findings from a recent systematic review of the scientific literature on this question.