Limited space available in employee mental health training

Brock University is offering its employees free workplace mental health training.

The Working Mind is an education-based training program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada to promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting. It aims to help employees recognize signs of mental health changes in themselves and others and encourage a safe environment for open dialogue.

Brock University’s Health Management team regularly offers two sessions, one directed at managers or people leaders and a second focused on employees.

The Working Mind manager session takes place over two days, while the employee session is completed within one day. Both take place via Zoom.

Upcoming manager sessions:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Register 
  • Monday, March 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Register 

Upcoming employee sessions:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Register 
  • Wednesday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Register 

Employees must log in to ExperienceBU to view the event page and register. Questions about the training can be directed to  

Employees are invited to join the Employee Wellness Yammer community and the Health, Safety and Wellness organization on ExperienceBU to connect with colleagues and stay up to date on new wellness initiatives and training opportunities. (Employees may need to log in to ExperienceBU before being able to click on the blue ‘join’ button.) 

Employee wellness resources are available on the Health, Safety and Wellness Toolbox on SharePoint.

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