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Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – Rights and Responsibilities

Feb 15, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: $ 279.00 (regular rate)


Fredericton, New Brunswick – Fredericton Inn


Trainer: Sheri Coburn

photo of Sheri Coburn, Trainer at ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance

About the trainer

Sheri Coburn

Sheri is a Registered Social Worker in the province of New Brunswick who holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor's degree in Criminology. Her broad range of experience includes working in front line and leadership roles in both government and social service organizations. Sheri values workplaces and... Read More

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Description

For leaders and managers, dealing with issues related to mental health in the workplace can be challenging and difficult to navigate. It is essential that leadership has the capabilities to manage mental health because early identification and support can lead to continued productivity, retention of employees and overall satisfaction in the workplace. This workshop provides a roadmap to help leaders participate in conversations with employees who may require support and accommodation when experiencing difficulties related to mental health. Participants will discuss practical strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment and develop a plan to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness. The workshop also explores how to create appropriate processes to address the needs of both employees and employers.

About This Workshop

Workshop Outline

  • Why Mental Health Matters
  • Overview and Statistics
  • Best Practices
  • Where to Start
  • Early Identification and Support
  • How to Approach the Conversation
  • Role of the Whole Team
  • Key Groups to Access
  • What is Reasonable Accommodation?
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Developing a Plan
  • Reduce Stigma
  • Creating an Internal Dispute Resolution Process
  • Return to Work Strategies

Method of Delivery

Lecture, video, case study review, role play and small group discussion.

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop that is highly applicable to anyone in a human resources, leadership or management positions, and who may need to appropriately respond to staff with mental health concerns.

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Details

Date:
February 15, 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Trainer

Sheri Coburn

Venue

Fredericton, New Brunswick – Fredericton Inn
1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3C 1A1 Canada
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Phone:
506-455-1430
At checkout you will have the option to pay by credit card or to receive an invoice to be paid later.

Registration Information

Register Early! Seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

The Early Registration rate is available for those participants who submit both their registration form and payment 3 weeks before the workshop.

Participants will receive a spiral bound training manual and a certificate of completion.

Workshop Schedule

The workshops start at 9:00 AM and conclude around 4:00 PM. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 AM on the first day to check in and receive a training manual. Regular breaks are scheduled throughout the day. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. Our half day workshops start at 9:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel arrangements with this in mind.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shopping cart, add quantity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Continuing Education Credit

Workshop participants receive a certificate indicating credits awarded based on the length and completion of the workshop.  A two day workshop earns 12 Continuing Education hours, a one day workshop earns 6 hours and a half day workshop earns 3 hours.  While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for Continuing Education Credit, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body you are requesting the credits for.