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Orchestrating Return to Work: Turning Noise into Music

Kevin Hayford, SHRM-SCP and Tyler Arvig, PsyD, LP
January 11, 2019


Returning to work after a behavioral health absence is a pivotal time for employees whose lives have been affected by mental illness. It is also, unfortunately, a juncture when competing demands, interests, and  motivations may or may not be in the best interest of the employee.


Read full article here:  R3 Article in the Journal of Employee Assistance 1st Quarter 2019


Kevin Hayford, SHRM-SCP

Vice President of HR and Marketing

Kevin Hayford is responsible for all human resource management, human capital planning, training, network recruiting, and marketing initiatives; providing strategic leadership experience to enhance business performance through talent management and business development. Before joining R3 Continuum, Kevin held the position of Vice President, HR & Administration, at Sullivan International Group in San Diego, California, where he spent 16 years building and leading multiple departments throughout that time-frame, Human Resources, Operations, Marketing, Quality, Finance, Health & Safety as well as managing 15 multi-million-dollar complex consulting projects. His human resource management and development knowledge spans over 25 years and includes in-depth experience in the professional services industries, government contracting, hospital and clinical healthcare settings, and non-profit organizations. Kevin has a passion for building cross-functional and engaged teams in a diverse, fast-paced environment, with a focus on meaningful and value-driven strategic goals. Kevin studied Health and Medical Administration at Kaplan College, formerly Maric College in San Diego, California and is a Senior Certified Professional through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).

Tyler Arvig, PsyD, LP

Clinical Director of Business Development

About the Author: Dr. Tyler Arvig is a licensed psychologist with extensive experience in the workplace absence, disability, and worker’s compensation arenas. Dr. Arvig has been with R3 Continuum since 2007, his current role is the Clinical Director of Operations, where he oversees operations related to physician training and mentoring. Dr. Arvig has extensive experience conducting disability peer reviews, claimant interviews, and treating provider interviews. In addition to this, he has conducted several trainings for claims specialists and fellow mental health professionals. He has authored several written works including various peer-reviewed journal articles, and a featured column within Disability Management Employer Coalition’s (DMEC) 2015 @Work magazine, related to employment of returning military service members.