Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – Rights and Responsibilities
Oct 03, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
Edmonton, AB – Holiday Inn Conference Centre
Trainer: Danielle Forth, MSc, RPsych
About the trainer
Danielle Forth, MSc, RPsych
Danielle has over 15 years of clinical experience working in front line mental health, consulting and teaching roles. She is a Registered Psychologist and holds a Master’s degree in Marital and Family Therapy. In addition to training with CTRI, she has a private clinical practice working with individuals, couples and families on a variety of mental health issues...
This workshop is offered through ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance.
For leaders and managers, dealing with issues related to mental health in the workplace can be challenging and difficult to navigate. It is essential that leadership has 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 workshop provides a roadmap to help leaders participate in conversations with employees who may require support and accommodation when experiencing difficulties related to mental health. Participants will discuss practical strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment and develop a plan to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness. The workshop also explores how to create appropriate processes to address the needs of both employees and employers.
- Why Mental Health Matters
- Overview and Statistics
- Best Practices
- Where to Start
- Early Identification and Support
- How to Approach the Conversation
- Role of the Whole Team
- Key Groups to Access
- What is Reasonable Accommodation?
- Employer Rights and Responsibilities
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities
- Creating an Inclusive Environment
- Developing a Plan
- Reduce Stigma
- Creating an Internal Dispute Resolution Process
- Return to Work Strategies
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for leaders, managers and human resource professionals who wish to learn more about managing mental health issues in the workplace.
Method of Delivery
Lecture, video, case study review, role play and small group discussion.
At the end of this workshop participants should be able to:
- List the common mental illnesses that people may experience in the workplace.
- Explain how to to engage employees in need of support when experiencing mental health difficulties.
- Apply practical strategies to reduce stigma.
- Design workplace policies that address the rights and responsibilities of employee and employers to create an inclusive workplace.
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You Will Receive
A spiral bound training manual and workshop certificate as well as morning and afternoon refreshments. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. For livestream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.
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Continuing Education Credit
While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: A two day workshops earns 12 continuing education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
The following associations have formally approved our workshops:
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Alberta College of Social Workers
*Category A Competency Credit
Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada)
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