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    Confessions of a former corporate counselor- What every leader should know about mental health at work

    Date: June 15, 2023, 8:30am – 9:30am
    Jackie Huffman
    Hybrid format

    In-person: Colorado Mountain College - Edwards Campus. Room 215
    Virtual: Google Meet
    Free for HCHRA Members / $35 Non-Members
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    What if you could reframe the conversation around mental wellness in your workplace? Make it less traumatic and more empowering. Can you imagine the ripple effect if YOU started taking care of yourself? You’ll leave this talk with:

    • Strategies for large-scale organizational change
    • Techniques to manage your own wellbeing
    • Simple concepts to change your routines and habits
    • Increased comfort around mental health and wellbeing


    Speaker - Mark DeFee, BCC, LPC

    Mark is a Board-Certified Coach (BCC), Licensed Professional Counselor
    (LPC), and has spent 20 years in workplace mental health, specifically in
    the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) field. Through education, coaching, and consulting, he helps organizations
    create mentally healthy workplaces.

    He uses his 20 years of experience in EAP to partner with organizations
    to create custom approaches to address their specific needs.
    He has worked with every type of organization from 10 person start-
    ups all the way up to Fortune 20 corporations including: Marathon
    Petroleum, Eli Lilly, Edward Jones, Cardinal Health, and Eaton. He has
    also worked with many city, county, and state governments

    He regularly speaks to audiences of all sizes as well as provides group
    and 1x1 coaching. He also runs an 8-week mental skills bootcamp for