Rachel Kodanaz
Instructor Rachel Kodanaz
Product Id 601601
Duration 60 Minutes  
Version Recorded
Original Price $295
Special Offer Price $10
Refund Policy
Access recorded version only for one participant; unlimited viewing for 6 months

Crisis Response: Addressing Immediate Needs of an Organization When a Death Occurs


Most companies scramble when they receive the most dreaded news that an employee has passed away or an employee’s family has experienced a significant loss. The tactics used in responding to the news will have a direct impact on co-workers, the family and the company. This webinar will provide you with sympathetic insight in supporting the workplace when an unforeseen event occurs.

Why should you attend : This is a difficult but realistic topic in today’s society. Despite good intentions, loss of an employee is overlooked by most organizations. Forward thinking and preparation will lessen the impact on the employees and maintain a productive atmosphere. You will learn best practices for addressing these un-timely events while gaining insight into the impact they have on the surviving employees.

Areas Covered in the Session

  • Discover how crisis response is important when dealing with an emotional disturbance in the workplace
  • Learn why the initial reaction to the news will determine the outcome
  • Note the best practices for engaging co-workers into the process; emotionally and physically
  • Gain ideas for developing protocol in your office when a crisis occurs
  • Learn how to dovetail crisis response with other company procedures and policies
Who Will Benefit:
  • Executive Leadership
  • Business owners
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Human Resources Specialists
  • Employee Assistant Program professionals
  • Managers/Supervisors
  • Management Trainers
  • Benefits Managers
  • Co-workers

Speaker Profile
Rachel Kodanaz founder of Grief in the Workplace, is a national speaker, facilitator and author on all aspects of grief, specifically supporting the workplace. Rachel entered the grief world when her husband suddenly passed away leaving her with a 2-year-old daughter. Her experience as a manager in large corporations led her to publish Grief in the Workplace Program to support the workplace when dealing with a grieving employee or workgroup, with emphasis in educating Human Resources,

Since 1996, Rachel speaks nationally on grief subjects, is a columnist for Living with Loss magazine, supports local and national community programs, including Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation and HeartLight Center. In addition, Rachel has published numerous articles and participated in a grief segment on Good Morning America.

Rachel recently published the book, Living with Loss, One Day at a Time. The daily lessons provide hope, optimism, coaching, introspection, self-discovery and renewal using practical ideas and solutions that are doable for all ages and any type of loss.

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