Dealing with issues related to mental health and mental illness in the workplace can be challenging and difficult to navigate. It is essential that leaders have the capabilities to manage mental health because early identification and support can lead to continued productivity, retention of employees and overall satisfaction in the workplace. This session will help you understand your responsibilities in maintaining a respectful workplace which supports, promotes, and accommodates mental health. Participants will discuss practical strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment.
Who Should Attend?
This session is highly applicable to anyone in a leadership or supervisory role who may need to understand how to deal with workplace mental health and illness.
How you’ll Benefit:
After this program, you will be able to:
- Describe the difference between mental health & mental illness
- Examine common mental health problems found in our workplaces
- Interact more confidently with individuals experiencing a mental health problem or crisis
- Explore employees right to accommodation of mental health disabilities
- Interpret CSA Standard Z1003 – Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – Prevention, promotion, and guidance to staged implementation
- Examine the steps in creating the psychologically safe workplace
What’s our Approach?
No endless PowerPoint presentations here. We use interactive approaches geared to your learning style, plus lots of discussions and learning from each other. The result is a learning environment that is fun and has an immediate transfer to the work environment.
Who is your facilitator?
Vern Belos is a human resource specialist and professional workplace facilitator who trains managers and leaders with practical perspectives on today’s demanding HR issues. He provides advisory and consulting in the area of emotional intelligence and the psychologically safe and respectful workplace. Vern holds a master’s degree in law from Osgoode Hall Law School, masters in human resources, and a doctorate in organizational development. He is a Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor.
Duration: 1 Day (9am – 4pm)
Investment: $ 459 plus HST, includes lunch and parking both days
Contact: Email Tiffeny Dyck firstname.lastname@example.org. or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2294 for questions.
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