Mental Health in the Workplace

  • 09 Sep 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • via Zoom


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Jess Pladsen and Amy Reihman

September 9, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.


In this chapter meeting, we will discuss an overview of general mental health disorders and associated symptomology.  We'll focus on dispelling stereotypes and promoting critical thinking and problem solving around values and beliefs and how these show up in the workplace.  We will also address system and cultural components within the workplace to create an atmosphere of understanding support, and acceptance.  Finally, we'll propose leadership strategies to promote healthy workplace environment.


Communication, emotional intelligence & decision making as well as collaboration and leadership.


Jess Pladsen is a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S).  She graduated with a Master's Degree from Mt. Mercy University in 2012 and has worked in the mental health field for close to 15 years.  She is currently working towards her PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in neuroscience.  She is also an AAMFT approved supervisor and serves as a board member for Iowa's Association of Play Therapy.  She has worked in several larger mental health agency and private practice settings serving in administrative and Clinical Directing roles.  She, along with Amy Reihman, opened their own practice, Prism Therapy Group in 2021.  They are quickly growing and credit a great deal of their success to promoting a systemic culture that cultivates positive leadership and workplace environments.  She is very passionate about promoting healthy workplace settings and developing skills and communication around topics of mental health, growth, connection, and systemic change.

Amy Reihman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and supervisor.  She graduated with her degree from Capella University in 2014.  She has worked in several mental health settings with over 10 years of experience in the field of mental health.  In 2021, she opened a private practice with Jess Pladsen, called Prism Therapy Group.  She is passionate about volunteer work and is involved in several community service groups.  Throughout her experience and education in various work settings, she has acquired knowledge around the importance of mental health in the workplace and how to promote a culture of acceptance and support.


This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

Members can log into the website and register to attend the program for free.  Guests will need to register online and pay a fee of $20.00. We'd be more than happy to apply your registration fee toward a chapter membership when you become a member within one week of this program.

This session will be offered via Zoom.

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