Description

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker, or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. It is essential that organizations build capacity to support those with mental health concerns because early identification and support typically lead to continued employee well-being. This workshop will explore factors affecting mental health, give participants a general overview of common adult mental illnesses, and, most importantly, show how to be a support. Participants will learn strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment that reduces stigma surrounding mental health.

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Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEU)
2.5


Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • Why Mental Health Matters
  • Stigma and Myths About Mental Illness
  • A Review of Common Mental Illnesses
  • Keys to Creating a Supportive Environment
  • Finding a Qualified Counsellor
  • Tips for Supporting Those That May Be Struggling

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the difference between mental illness and mental health
  • List common adult mental illnesses
  • Describe symptoms related to different mental illnesses
  • Learn practical ways of supporting those with mental illness

About this Workshop


ABOUT THE TRAINER

Janelle Jackiw, MA, MEd, CCC

Image of Janelle Jackiw, trainer at CTRIJanelle holds a Master’s Degrees in both Criminology and Educational Psychology, and she is a Certified Clinical Counsellor (CCC). Her background and practice is in the area of counselling, with specific interest in the area of mental health and wellness, stress management, suicide/self-injury, and trauma. Janelle believes that people create important change in their lives when they have meaningful connections to others and have a sense of passion and purpose for their life. In addition to training with CTRI, she carries a client caseload part-time, works for the Ministry of Justice, and is a sessional lecturer at the University of Regina. Janelle is an energetic presenter who enjoys delivering training workshops that are relevant and practical.

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop applicable to anyone wanting to learn more about mental health, including employees and managers.