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Eliminating the Mental Health Stigma

  • February 22, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • OKC: Capitol View


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OK ETHICS Presents:

Eliminating the Mental Health Stigma

Joshua Tanusaputra, COO

Career Development Partners

Christy Tanusaputra, LPC

Career Development Partners


Capitol View Events Center

5201 N Lincoln Blvd.

Wednesday, February 22nd

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Premium Members: Free for the number of pre-paid registrants included in membership

Members: $40

Non-Members: $50


Pasta Salad

Smoked Chicken Breast w/Peach BBQ Sauce

Loaded Potato Salad

Roasted Brussel Sprouts w/Bacon

German Chocolate Cake

Coffee & Tea

Recommended for 1 CPE in Personal Development at the basic level.

The program is suitable at the basic level for individuals who have routine interactions with others that could potentially lead to contentious conversations. OK ETHICS makes no guarantees as it is up to the individual practitioner to determine relevance to their specific area of practice.

About the Program:

According to the US DOL Office of Disability Employment Policy, nearly 1 in 5 employees — 20% — may suffer mental health illness each year. Yet, millions of Americans are delaying or avoiding to seek treatment due to the stigma around mental health. This poses major problems for retention, productivity, and legal risk when the battle for talent is at historic levels. As one of the guiding principles of OK Ethics’ is inspiring trust, organizations have the ethical responsibility to lead with integrity and be at the leading edge in breaking the barriers of the mental health stigma. As people spend the majority of their lives at their work, corporations have a tremendous ability to influence the mental health of their employees. This program will provide organizations important information in how to provide a holistic health care approach as they navigate a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment.

Key Takeaways:

1. Discuss the current state of mental health in corporate organizations and its implications on the workforce as a whole.

2. How to create a workplace culture of inclusivity and sensitivity that de-stigmatizes mental health struggles.

3. The role of leadership in displaying courage andinspiring trust in employees to seek mental health treatment

4. Reviewing the fundamental basics of mental health care and how organizations can leverage their training strategies and employee benefits as a tool for collaboration and service to their people.

About the Speakers:

Joshua Tanusaputra joined Career Development Partners as the COO in 2019, a talent management firm that helps companies recruit, develop, and transition their employees. Joshua was formerly a consultant for Hogan Assessments, a personality assessment company in Tulsa, OK. He is a graduate of John Brown University and earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health from Denver Seminary.

Joshua experience with working with fortune 500 companies gives him the unique ability to balance an organization’s strategic imperatives with human capital needs in this competitive landscape. His background in living in three different continents and fluency in 4 languages gives him a distinctive perspective in working with clients with local and global locations.

He is passionate in helping organizations become more effective in the management of their change management and culture. His area of expertise includes talent acquisition and development, one-on-one coaching, assessment strategy, and job analysis. His goal is to enable and empower organizations to attract, retain, and develop their employees effectively.

Joshua serves on the board of Tulsa HRC and BNI and is actively involved in his church. He has been married for 10 years and has one child and a hyperactive goldendoodle.

Christy joined Career Development Partners in 2022 as a consultant focusing strategically on the area of Mental Health. As a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oklahoma and previously Licensed Addictions Counselor in Colorado, Christy brings a breadth and depth of mental health diagnosis and treatment. Her specialty over the past 10 years is cognitive behavioral therapy in anxiety, depression, burnout, and insomnia. Christy has a wide range of experience of working with clientele from a diverse socio and economic background. She began her career as a therapist at a Intervention Community Corrections Services where she worked individuals and groups with assessments, substance abuse evaluations, crisis interventions, and safety planning. She continued her career as a therapist at one of the largest private non profits in Denver, providing treatment and crisis services to over 70,000 children, families, and adults. Before moving back to her hometown in OK, Christy served as a Director of Client Services at a teen crisis center in providing training on all lay counseling volunteers. In her last role, she took up the responsibility of becoming an oil and gas human resources manager, her toughest job yet. In addition to her work in private practice, with the drastic changes over the past 2 years, Christy sees a tremendous need and passion for serving professionals and organizations in incorporating mental health treatment and policies.

Christy is a proud graduate of Oklahoma State University and has her Master's in Clinical Mental from Denver Seminary. She has also been married for 10 years and has one child and a hyperactive goldendoodle.

Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium

P.O. Box 3174

Oklahoma City, OK 73101


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