Managing Mental Health in the Workplace
Marwa is a Registered Psychologist in Alberta, and has worked in a variety of workplace settings, most recently as a Mental Health Therapist. She also has a private practice where she works with families around various issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and family relationships. She believes that people are the experts in their own lives and have within them the strength and the capacity to enact change. Marwa is dedicated to fostering workplaces that encourage an attitude of openness, understanding, and service to others. She believes that productive workplaces are those that advocate for creative curiosity, healthy relationships, and strong communication. As a trainer she brings warmth and humour and draws on her varied experiences to make for an engaging, relevant training experience.
Dealing with issues related to mental health in the workplace can be challenging and difficult to navigate. It is essential that organizations have the capabilities to manage mental health because early identification and support typically leads to continued productivity and retention of employees. This webinar provides a roadmap to help managers participate in conversations with employees who may require support when experiencing difficulties related to mental health. Viewers will learn strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment that reduces stigma surrounding mental illness.
Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:
- Explain the essential components of an employer’s rights and responsibilities
- Summarize the four steps for conversations regarding a mental health concern in the workplace
- Describe how to create an inclusive work environment and reduce stigma regarding mental illness