Through the use of structured experiences, group discussions and interactions, this dynamic, engaging and interactive session is designed to add to the insights, information and capacity acquired in the prior session, Every Mind Matters at Work, and equip supervisors and managers with increased awareness of their evolving role and responsibilities related to mental health and mental health issues in the workplace. Participants will also be provided with the opportunity to acquire additional information, insights and strategies to assist them to more effectively engage with and support those struggling with mental health in the workplace.
What will you learn?
Explain the role and responsibilities of a supervisor/manager associated with mental health as defined by relevant legislation.
List the legislation relevant to the supervision and management of mental health in the workplace.
Describe The National Standard of Canada for Psychological
Health and Safety in the Workplace.
Identify typical indicators of a potential mental health issue.
Describe specific strategies and actions for responding to potential mental health issues.
Apply a framework for having a difficult conversation with a colleague about mental health issues.
Develop and describe strategies to support and enhance mental health in the organization.
Who should attend this course?
Designed to appeal to supervisors, managers and those interested in acquiring more information, insights and competencies to enable them to effectively engage in issues associated with mental health in the organization, initiate and sustain strategies to promote mental health in the organization and better support those they lead who are struggling with mental health issues.