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The Working Mind: Manager Training
A program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada

The Working Mind (TWM) training is an education-based program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting. TWM Manager training aims to provide leaders with knowledge and skills needed to have effective dialogue with those that they manage. This equips leaders with the tools to create a safe environment for mental health dialogue and empower supervisors with strategies to support employees through the mental health continuum.
This course covers the following topics:
• A focus on dispelling the myths of mental health problems and mental illnesses, aiming to reduce associated stigma;
• An overview of the Mental Health Continuum Model;
• Self-assessment of one’s own mental health along the continuum;
• Strategies one can apply at each point along the continuum;
• Workplace accommodations and return to work;
• How to observe changes in employees along the continuum;
• Appropriate actions to take;
• How to communicate with employees about mental health illness in a workplace context;
• Ad hoc incident reviews; and
• Practical application.
Following the course, participants will receive a resource kit and Certificate of Completion from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Who Should Attend: People Leaders

Date:
Thursday, August 13, 2020
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Plaza 600F

Facilitator: Cara Kirkham
Health Management Consultant, Human Resources

Limit: 24


To Register for this workshop:
  1. Complete the following form.
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  3. Once submitted, you should receive a confirmation email.
  4. The day before the workshop you should also receive a reminder email.
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