The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that nearly one in five adults live with a mental illness. As a result, it is likely that most employers have at least one employee with a mental health disability. Therefore, it is essential that employers know how to accommodate employees with mental health disabilities, including ideas for reasonable accommodations that can, and legally must, be made in the workplace.
On completion of this course, you should be able to:
Define mental health disabilities
Identify the importance of accommodating employees with a mental health disability
Describe simple modifications organizations and managers can make for employees with a mental health disability