ExpiredNow What? Confronting staff with suspected substance abuse issues

  • October 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Virtual Program ONLY


Program Description & Overview:

Talk Objectives:

  • What is the New Hampshire Professionals Health Program?
  • Who are the “Stakeholders” in the program?
  • What are Monitoring Agreements?
  • What are the roles of the various boards involved in licensure?
  • Requirements for return to practice
  • How the NHPHP advocates for and advises those we monitor
  • Some provocative statistics that substantiate the necessity and value of this program



Peg Crowder is board certified in Family Practice and Psychiatric Mental Health as a Nurse Practitioner. She joined the NHPHP in 2019 when they received the contract with the NH Board of Nursing. Peg graduated in 2013 from Rivier University with her MSN in Family Practice, her specialties as an APRN have been in Pain Management, Wound Care, Psychiatry and in Addiction Medicine. In 2017 she returned to Rivier University to complete her Psychiatric Certification while working full time at an Addiction Detoxification/Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility in Massachusetts, and part-time/per diem at McLean Hospital and Tara Vista Hospital. She is passionate about treating patients as a “whole” and doing so in a collaborative multi-disciplinary manner. Peg loves to travel, enjoys the outdoors, biking, and yoga.

Mary Kimmel, Senior Account Manager, Senior Account Manager at KGA, Inc. Her focus is strategic account management, client relationships, organizational training, and business development.  She has been providing EAP services including account management, supervisory consultation, training, and counseling for nearly 20 years.  Mary holds a BME in music education from Ohio State University and a MA in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University New England.  She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor.

Talesha Saint-Marc, shareholder, Bernstein Shur’s Labor & Employment and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Groups. She provides thoughtful and practical advice and counsel to employers regarding all aspects of employment law, including the FLSA, FMLA and ADA compliance, and Title VII and state human rights claims. She strives to help clients effectively navigate complex workplace laws and craft sensible policies to reduce risk and help avoid costly litigation. Talesha frequently represents employers in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, FLSA, whistleblower, wage claim, and FMLA litigation.

In addition to representing employers before both various government agencies and in court, she represents employers in collective bargaining, contract administration, grievance and arbitration proceedings, and before the National Labor Relations Board.

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