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Mental Health in the Workplace

Home Workshops Public Workshops Mental Health in the Workplace

Managing individuals experiencing mental distress can be daunting tasks for supervisors. By participating in this session, participants will learn about the difference between mental health and mental illness, as well as the stigma that surrounds mental illness. Managers will become more confident in understanding a variety of mental illnesses, including their common symptoms and presentation. This course works to empower leadership through enhancing their effective communication skills, to support an employee experiencing mental distress.

Who should attend?

Managers, Supervisors, Leads  and Employees

What you’ll learn

Skills Developed in this Course

  • Understanding the difference between sadness and clinical depression
  • Recognizing the difference between healthy andunhealthy stress in another
  • How to provide support to an employee experiencing imminent mental distress
  • Supporting someone that may be experiencing psychosis
  • Simple verbal-escalation strategies for supporting an agitated individual
  • Where/how to direct an employee experiencing thoughts of suicide for help

Facilitator:

Jack Veitch, Manager of Community Engagement and Education with CMHA

Prerequisite

None

Duration

1 Day (9 am – 4 pm)

Investment

$ 269 plus HST (includes parking)

Contact:

Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.

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