Western Nova Scotia Chapter

Western Nova Scotia CSSE Chapter

Annual General Meeting

November 16, 2016

Port Pub, Port Williams



4:45 to 5:30 pm Arrival / Reception

5:30pm Dinner

6:30pm Speaker

7:00pm General Meeting  

1.  Welcome & Introductions  

2.  Guest Speaker – Jeannette E. Combes:  Registered Nurse, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing, Certified Occupational Health Nurse (Canada), Certified Perinatal Nurse (Canada).   Employed by the Office of the Employer Advisor Society of Nova Scotia  

Jeanette’s presentation purpose is to raise the awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the workplace. 


-   History of PTSD

-   Emerging awareness of PTSD in the workplace

-   Understanding PTSD

-   Symptoms of  PTSD in the workplace

-    Situations and solutions of PTSD in the workplace

-    Building resilience in the workforce

-    WCB policy for adjudication of psychological injury claims  

3.  Awards  

4. Approval of Minutes of 2015 AGM  

5.  Business arising from Minutes  

6.  Reports –

                              i.        Chapter Chair

                             ii.        Treasurer

                            iii.        Directors

                            iv.        Membership Chair

                             v.        Program Chair

                            vi.        By-laws Chair

                           vii.        Vice Chair

                          viii.        Secretary

7.  New Business – review of preferred meeting dates, times and format

8.  Adjournment