Course Detail(E176v : Is your mental health affecting your “going concern”? – Accountants’ mental health and its implications on Ethics (Live Webinar))

E176v : Is your mental health affecting your “going concern”? – Accountants’ mental health and its implications on Ethics (Live Webinar)

2.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Live Webinar

Programme Objective

“1 in 6 adults experiences a common mental health problem, such as anxiety or depression. 1 in 5 adults considered taking their own life at some point” – Mental Health Foundation (2016)

A Year 2020 survey conducted amongst accountants and bookkeepers shows that 76% of them experienced anxiety or depression with 40% of them struggled with their mental health for the first time. More than half indicated their stress caused them serious concerns.

While it seems mental health problems are rather common, not many accountants are comfortable to speak to others about their mental health openly. The reasons could be that they fear others may doubt their professional competence and behaviours vis-à-vis fundamental principles of ethics as well as professional standards. 
 
This course seeks to:   
  • Raise a greater understanding on mental health amongst Accountants and the red flags to look out for
  • Highlight ethical implications related to mental health of Accountants at work 
  • Provide an avenue to discuss these issues and how Accountants with mental health challenges can be supported and how to work towards better mental wellbeing.

Programme Outline

  • Evaluate the importance of mental health and wellbeing in accountants based on survey results and current trends.
  • Conduct a pulse check on the topic amongst participants through discussions and short surveys
  • Mental Health - red flags to look out for
  • Review Ethics Pronouncement (EP) 100 Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics and its importance to ISCA members
  • Discuss the relevance of EP 100 to accountants’ mental health
  • Highlight ways to address mental health and its related ethical issues
  • Working towards better mental wellbeing
Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:
  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


Training Methodology

  • Presentation
  • Didactic Questions
  • Interactive polls e.g. Mentimeter, Google Forms, etc.
  • Breakout Room Discussions (Depending on the size of the class)


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment.

Intended For

All accounting and finance professionals, who wish to find out more on how mental stress will impact the ethical obligations of professional accountants and management of work-related stress to achieve mental wellness. 

 

 

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 2.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

17 Sep 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 120.91
For Non-Members: $ 145.52

Programme Facilitator(s)

Rachel Tanoko

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Date & Time

12 Nov 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 120.91
For Non-Members: $ 145.52

Programme Facilitator(s)

Rachel Tanoko

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Date & Time

10 Dec 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 120.91
For Non-Members: $ 145.52

Programme Facilitator(s)

Rachel Tanoko

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Rachel Tanoko
 
Rachel Tanoko is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore with an extensive career experience that spans across South East Asia and the United States in the last 20 years. Having started her career with one of the Big 4s in Singapore, she has gained valuable working experience service as senior Finance leaders in the Professional Services, Education and Hospitality sectors.
 
Rachel is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), Chartered Accountants Worldwide, Financial Planning Association of Singapore and International Coaching Federation. She serves in the board of local and overseas charities, and volunteers in several local non-profit organisations as well as pro-bono initiatives in areas such as coaching and mentoring. 
 
Rachel holds a Master of Management in Hospitality degree from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from Nanyang Technological University. She is also a professional ICF certified coach, an ACLP qualified Corporate Trainer and an Associate Wealth Planner.

Programme Objective

“1 in 6 adults experiences a common mental health problem, such as anxiety or depression. 1 in 5 adults considered taking their own life at some point” – Mental Health Foundation (2016)

A Year 2020 survey conducted amongst accountants and bookkeepers shows that 76% of them experienced anxiety or depression with 40% of them struggled with their mental health for the first time. More than half indicated their stress caused them serious concerns.

While it seems mental health problems are rather common, not many accountants are comfortable to speak to others about their mental health openly. The reasons could be that they fear others may doubt their professional competence and behaviours vis-à-vis fundamental principles of ethics as well as professional standards. 
 
This course seeks to:   
  • Raise a greater understanding on mental health amongst Accountants and the red flags to look out for
  • Highlight ethical implications related to mental health of Accountants at work 
  • Provide an avenue to discuss these issues and how Accountants with mental health challenges can be supported and how to work towards better mental wellbeing.

Programme Outline

  • Evaluate the importance of mental health and wellbeing in accountants based on survey results and current trends.
  • Conduct a pulse check on the topic amongst participants through discussions and short surveys
  • Mental Health - red flags to look out for
  • Review Ethics Pronouncement (EP) 100 Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics and its importance to ISCA members
  • Discuss the relevance of EP 100 to accountants’ mental health
  • Highlight ways to address mental health and its related ethical issues
  • Working towards better mental wellbeing
Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:
  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


Training Methodology

  • Presentation
  • Didactic Questions
  • Interactive polls e.g. Mentimeter, Google Forms, etc.
  • Breakout Room Discussions (Depending on the size of the class)


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment.

Intended For

All accounting and finance professionals, who wish to find out more on how mental stress will impact the ethical obligations of professional accountants and management of work-related stress to achieve mental wellness. 

 

 

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 2.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Rachel Tanoko
 
Rachel Tanoko is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore with an extensive career experience that spans across South East Asia and the United States in the last 20 years. Having started her career with one of the Big 4s in Singapore, she has gained valuable working experience service as senior Finance leaders in the Professional Services, Education and Hospitality sectors.
 
Rachel is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), Chartered Accountants Worldwide, Financial Planning Association of Singapore and International Coaching Federation. She serves in the board of local and overseas charities, and volunteers in several local non-profit organisations as well as pro-bono initiatives in areas such as coaching and mentoring. 
 
Rachel holds a Master of Management in Hospitality degree from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from Nanyang Technological University. She is also a professional ICF certified coach, an ACLP qualified Corporate Trainer and an Associate Wealth Planner.

Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

17 Sep 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 120.91
For Non-Members: $ 145.52

Programme Facilitator(s)

Rachel Tanoko

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore