Experts from The Standard to Present at 2019 DMEC Annual Conference

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dan Jolivet, workplace possibilities consultant and Andrea Weiner, mental health consultant for The Standard, are presenting Aug. 6 at the Disability Management Employer Coalition Annual Conference. Taking place Aug. 5 – 8 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C., the conference offers leave professionals with solutions and strategies to improve the outcomes, integration and compliance of their absence and disability management programs.

Jolivet and Weiner will present The Employee Resiliency Initiative: A Guide to Improving Behavioral Health with Tamara Parker, lead benefits analyst from CenturyLink. Presenters will share how high stress in call centers was impacting CenturyLink’s claims incidence, claims durations and employee turnover. They’ll describe the steps taken to confront these challenges through a multi-tiered approach. And they’ll highlight how they were able to improve behavioral health results by increasing employee resiliency programs, supporting managers with appropriate tools and resources and providing reasonable workplace accommodations for employees.

  • The Employee Resiliency Initiative: A Guide to Improving Behavioral Health
  • Presented by:
    • Dan Jolivet, workplace possibilities consultant for The Standard
    • Andrea Weiner, mental health consultant for The Standard
    • Tamara Parker, lead benefits analyst from CenturyLink
  • Aug. 6, 2019
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street
    National Harbor, Maryland 20745

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If you would like to speak with Jolivet or Weiner about the topic of employee resiliency, please reach out to Justin Smith at

About The Standard

The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping you achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial protection products and services for employers and individuals. Our products include group and individual disability insurance, group life, dental and vision insurance, voluntary (employee-paid) benefits, absence management services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.


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