Elevate the Human Experience for the Employee: Mental Health in the Workplace
August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm₱500 – ₱2500
This webinar will feature relevant Mental Health Law provisions and the corresponding legislations that employers have to comply with. This topic will be discussed by Dr. Ma. Teresita Cucueco, Director IV of the Bureau of Working Conditions.
In today’s trying times, mental health issues among employees can affect morale, productivity, and profit.
The need to elevate the human experience in the workplace is based on the reality that employees are the ones who take care of the customer needs and propel critical activities. Business continuity relies on the Well-Being of employees who are sustaining the operations.
This learning session will feature relevant Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) which you can implement as your company works towards complying with the Mental Health Law and as your organization ensures that the workforce remains resilient to any crisis or disruption.
- I. Welcoming Remarks Dr. Jocelyn Pick
- II. Prayers Ms. Ruby Mañalac
- III. Program Expectations by Ms. Ruby Mañalac
- IV. Keynote Speaker Introduction by Dr. Jocelyn Pick
- V. Keynote Topic: D.O. 208 Series of 2020 — Expectations from Organizations by Dr. Ma. Teresita Cucueco, Director IV of the Bureau of Working Conditions
- VI. Topic: Mental Health Awareness by Mr. Erron Christopher Bacalan, RPm
- VII. Topic: Coping with Mental Health Challenges by Dr. Mariel Kristine Rubia, RPsy
- VIII. Topic: Organizational Wellness by Dr. Maria Vida Caparas, RPsy
- IX. Topic: Emotional Wellness by Ms. Ruby Mañalac
- X. Topic: Career Pathing or Transitioning by Ms. Abegail Pulma Tongco
- XI. Question and Answer
- XII. Acknowledgments and Reminders
About the Keynote Speaker:
Ma. Teresita S. Cucueco, MD, MOH, FPCOM, CESO II, has been working for the government for over ten years with expertise on policy and program development on matters concerning working conditions and safety and health.
She has contributed to the Republic Act 11058 known as the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Law and its implementing rules and regulations under the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Department Order 198-2018. She also contributed to other DOLE Department Orders such as D.O. 202-2019, the implementing rules and regulations of the Telecommuting Law; D.O. 178-17, the Safety and Health Measures for Workers Who by the Nature of their Work Have to Stand at Work; D.O. 182-17, the Guidelines Governing the Employment and Working Conditions of Health Personnel in the Private Healthcare Industry; and more. She also spearheaded the revision of the Philippines Occupational Safety and Health Standards.
Currently, she’s the OIC-Assistant Secretary for the Department of Labor and Employment since February 2020 and also the Director IV for the Bureau of Working Conditions since 2017. She was previously the Executive Director for DOLE’s Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC-DOLE) for seven years, from 2010 to 2017.
She graduated from the University of the Philippines-Diliman with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and has postgraduate academic units in Occupational Safety and Health from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. She has also obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree from the De La Salle-EAC College of Medicine and a Masters in Occupational Health (MOH) from the University of the Philippines College of Public Health.