Managing Mental Health in the Workplace
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Marwa is a Registered Psychologist in Alberta and holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. In addition to training with CTRI, she is a Mental Health Therapist with Alberta Health Services, providing triage and assessment to people struggling with addiction and mental health concerns. She also has a private practice where she works with families around various issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and family relationships. Additionally, Marwa consults with community and faith-based organizations on topics related to mental health. As a clinician she believes that people are the experts in their own lives and have within them the strength and capacity to enact change. Marwa approaches her work through an attachment and developmental lens and sees that her role as a therapist is to help empower people to write their own life stories, explore their own values and beliefs about how the world works, and develop authentic, fulfilling relationships. She is also a contributing author of CTRI’s book, Counselling in Relationships, and is the author or editor of several of CTRI’s training materials, including those on the topics of attachment and counselling in relationships. 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