In recent years ‘Mental Health’ has become a buzz word because mental health issues and illnesses are pervasive; whether directly or indirectly, everyone is impacted. During the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health has surfaced as a parallel crisis. People everywhere are struggling and the lines between work-life have been blurred. Psychological health at work has never been more important.
In the context of Canadian mental health trends, this course is designed to provide an overview of how to promote and maintain psychological health and safety in the workplace. By learning the factors that contribute to psychological health, participants will be further equipped to build their own business case for creating a healthier work experience for everyone.
Upon completion of this 12-hour course, participants will be able to:
- Describe Canadian context of mental health at work.
- Define the basics of psychological health in the workplace.
- Identify the contributing factors to creating psychological safety.
- Identify symptoms of poor psychological health at work.
- Build a business case for implementing the national standard for psychological safety in the workplace.
- Know where to find additional resources to measure and improve psychological health in their workplace.