This workshop will explore times of crisis and trauma recovery in the workplace.
Registration is required. Registrants will receive a link to the webinar one day prior to the event.
This event will not be recorded.
This workshop is being sponsored by Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine – Western New York (located at ECMC). They are generously providing the webinar free-of-charge as a community service.
Nellie Brown is the Director of the Workplace Health and Safety Program for both the Outreach Division statewide and for the Buffalo Co-Lab of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. A certified industrial hygienist (Board for Global EHS Credentialing, Diplomate of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene), biologist and chemist, Nellie earned a master’s degree in a multidisciplinary program in natural sciences and applied science from the State University of New York College at Buffalo. Nellie provides virtual and on-site training and technical assistance on a wide range of occupational safety and health hazards including chemicals, biological agents (including COVID-19), ergonomics, occupational stress, shift-work and long hours of work, crisis and violence prevention, hazard analysis techniques, and indoor air quality for employers, labor unions, and the public. She teaches a virtual credit course on occupational safety and health. Nellie is frequently interviewed by the media (including CNN) and was a speaker on workplace violence for a BBC television special. She is the author of numerous occupational health hazard manuals, training programs, and articles; her publications on Cornell University’s DigitalCollections@ILR e-Library have been downloaded over 290,000 times in over 180 countries. Nellie also provides industrial hygiene services for the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine – Western New York, a clinic funded by NYSDOH for diagnosis and treatment of occupational injuries and illnesses. See: https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/buffalo-co-lab/education-and-training/workplace-health-and-safety
Carrie Wieder is a Licensed Master Social Worker at Erie County Medical Center, and has been part of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic for the past four years. Carrie’s commitment for helping others began during her time at St. Bonaventure University where she pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. Carrie continued her education at The University at Buffalo, receiving her Master’s degree in Social Work in 2010. Carrie began her career with ECMC in 2015 working in inpatient behavioral health and the immunodeficiency services clinic. Additionally, Carrie spent the first five years of her professional career at Catholic Charities working with children and their families. Carrie has previously served as a Field Supervisor for Master of Social Work students. Carrie is an advocate for young professionals and believes that it is important to encourage new and diverse learning opportunities.