Anxiety, Stress and PTSD Under the ADA
Let’s face it – we live in a stressful world, and everyone will experience stress or anxiety at some point in their lives. But when does stress and anxiety turn from a natural reaction that will pass to a mental disorder covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Mental disabilities are probably one of the most difficult to address for employers.
Your Benefits of Attending:
- Understand when stress and anxiety are covered under the ADA.
- Learn which disorders are covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Gain the correct and effective approach for addressing disorders.
- Understand the growing trend to diagnose PTSD and how that may effect you.
- Learn the correct steps to take when an employee shares a diagnosis.
Join Susan Desmond as she helps you navigate through the complicated issues involved with anxiety, stress and PTSD under the ADA.
Susan Desmond is a principal with Jackson Lewis PC which has offices in 59 cities across the United States. Ms. Desmond has been representing management in all areas of labor and employment law since her graduation from the University of Tennessee School of Law in 1985. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law and has been named by Chambers USA as one of America’s leading business lawyers. Ms. Desmond is also listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers and Louisiana Super Lawy... View Full Profile
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