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

Important Registration Information:
This training is a 7-hour program delivered over two days:
November 5, 2020 from 9am-12:30pm
November 12, 2020 from 9am-12:30pm
As per the delivery guidelines outlined by the Mental Health Commission, you must attend both days of the training, with your same cohort group, in order to receive your certificate. If you miss one of the sessions, you will have to start from the beginning with a new cohort.

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.

This training will be delivered through Zoom. If you are new to Zoom, you will be required to create a free Zoom account prior to logging in to the training.

Who Should Attend: People leaders

Thursday, November 5, 2020
9:00 am to 12:30 pm, Online through Zoom

Facilitator: Cara Kirkham
Health Management Consultant, Human Resources

Limit: 15

This workshop has already been completed. If you wish to know the next time this course will be offered, please contact

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