Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: A Webinar To Celebrate Health and Safety Week


For Immediate Release

April 27, 2016 – Hamilton, ON – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Workplaces across the continent will be planning their activities and programs for North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week, May 1-7, 2016. In addition to the variety of resources and tools the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has to help workplaces create their own safety week program, CCOHS is hosting a free webinar.

Live WebinarEmotional Intelligence at Work
Tuesday, May 3, 2015, 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT

How well we can manage our own emotions and deal with the emotions of others are two important aspects of our emotional intelligence. From a definition by Dr. Reuven Bar-On, emotional intelligence is “an array of non-cognitive capabilities, competencies, and skills that influence our ability to succeed in coping with environmental demands and pressures.” Through practical examples, certified experiential psychotherapist and emotional intelligence coach Sue Freeman outlines what emotional intelligence means for personal and professional growth, developing successful teams, and satisfying clients.

A recorded session of the webinar will be made available after the live event, and can be watched on-demand. More information on how to register is available on the CCOHS website.

About the Presenter
Sue Freeman is a senior member of CCOHS' communications team, where she develops educational and marketing materials, administers the speaker bureau and conference program, and speaks on workplace mental health as part of CCOHS' Mental Health @ Work group. Certified as both an experiential psychotherapist and emotional intelligence coach, she brings a unique perspective to promoting social causes that benefit the health, safety and wellbeing of workers in Canada. Sue holds a Master's degree in Science-Marketing from the London School of Business and Finance and the University of Wales, Cardiff.

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