Part 01 | Every Mind Matters at Work!

Type

Half or Full Day

Audience

Employees of all levels

Industry

Any industries including manufacturing, government, education, healthcare, engineering & sciences, technology, not-for-profit, financial (banking and insurance)

Description

Through the use of structured experiences, group discussions and interactions, this dynamic, engaging and interactive session is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to increase their awareness of mental health and its potential incidence and impact in the workplace, challenge existing stereotypes of mental illness, and explore how they might better support their colleagues who are struggling with mental health issues. Additionally, participants will have an opportunity to consider their current mental health and strategies to ensure continued health and well-being in their current context.

What will you Learn?

  • Recognize the stigmas that typically surround mental health/mental ill-health
  • Describe the continuum of mental health: From illness to wellness
  • State the potential incidence and impact of mental health/illness in the workplace
  • Recognize indicators of a possible mental health issue
  • Evaluate your mental health status using the wellness wheel
  • List an array of strategies to promote mental health, in yourself and others in the workplace

Who Should Attend this Course?

Designed to appeal to anyone interested in acquiring more information, insights, and ease with mental health in the workplace and to acquiring insights, information and ideas intended to support mental health in the workplace.

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Testimonials

The workshop really dug deep into some things I have bottled up. I was impressed with the safe environment Diana established for all of us. We were trusting and able to share without judgement.

— Participant

What impressed me most was the facilitator! Very kind & clear. Great ability to bring up tough topics with employer/ management in the room.

— Participant

Part 02 | Managing Minds at Work

Type

Half or Full Day

Audience

Supervisors & Managers

Industry

Any industries including manufacturing, government, education, healthcare, engineering & sciences, technology, not-for-profit, financial (banking and insurance)

Description

Through the use of structured experiences, group discussions and interactions, this dynamic, engaging and interactive session is designed to add to the insights, information and capacity acquired in the prior session, Every Mind Matters at Work, and equip supervisors and managers with increased awareness of their evolving role and responsibilities related to mental health and mental health issues in the workplace. Participants will also be provided with the opportunity to acquire additional information, insights and strategies to assist them to more effectively engage with and support those struggling with mental health in the workplace.

What will you Learn?

  • Explain the role and responsibilities of a supervisor/manager associated with mental health as defined by relevant legislation.
  • List the legislation relevant to the supervision and management of mental health in the workplace.
  • Describe The National Standard of Canada for Psychological
  • Health and Safety in the Workplace.
  • Identify typical indicators of a potential mental health issue.
  • Describe specific strategies and actions for responding to potential mental health issues.
  • Apply a framework for having a difficult conversation with a colleague about mental health issues.
  • Develop and describe strategies to support and enhance mental health in the organization.

Who Should Attend this Course?

Designed to appeal to supervisors, managers and those interested in acquiring more information, insights and competencies to enable them to effectively engage in issues associated with mental health in the organization, initiate and sustain strategies to promote mental health in the organization and better support those they lead who are struggling with mental health issues.

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Testimonials

I really appreciated the tone and atmosphere created in the room. Great job at attunement and co-regulating. Made it very easy to listen, receive, participate and learn.

— Participant

Supportive, positive and enthusiastic leadership shown by Diana.

— Participant

Good timing on workshop. Feel I can handle a difficult situation at work much better in future.

— Participant

Practical information and tools. Relevant and on task. I would absolutely recommend this workshop to other supervisors/managers.

— Participant

Mental Health Return to Work Training for HR and OHS

Type

Half or Full Day

Audience

Human Resources, OHS

Industry

Any industries including manufacturing, government, education, healthcare, engineering & sciences, technology, not-for-profit, financial (banking and insurance)

Description

This course will take you from uncertainty to confidence when managing mental health related absence and RTW.  Through structured scenario based-experiences and interactive activities, this session will provide practical tools and step by step instruction to develop and monitor these RTW plans.  You will learn how to avoid common pitfalls and solve common problems such as receiving ambivalent medical notes.

 

What will you Learn?

  • Differentiate between need to know and want to know relating to employee mental health information.
  • Evaluate your RTW processes against best practice- identify priorities.
  • Learn how to build trust with employee’s and supervisors
  • State the necessary RTW process components.
  • Customize communication tools such as letters to the doctor and conversation scripts for employees.
  • Plan and run a RTW meeting
  • How to manage process with supervisors
  • Understand and attend to Coworker roles

Who Should Attend this Course?

Human resource personel, return to work coordinators, case managers, disability management professionals who wish to build confidence in their RTW planning for mental health conditions

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Testimonials

I found the training to be helpful in increasing our understanding of the issues workers experience when they have a mental health issue which can assist disability management staff in the ultimate goal of assisting the workers to return to work.

— Branco Kump, Case Manager WorkSafeBC

Diana Vissers Mental Health Return to Work training is excellent for anyone involved in coordinating employee’s return to work. She provides the training to outline the process, and the tools that can be used to assist with this important work. Diana takes time to discuss questions and concerns as they arise, and provides enough time during the training for group work and discussion with peers. She also ensures there is adequate time to practice using the training and tools in a safe environment. Diana is an engaging speaker who makes the day enjoyable and useful. I highly recommend this training.

— Heather Gherman, Manager of Human Resources City of Mission

Diana provided a greater insight into how to manage and engage with employees who are struggling with a mental health diagnosis. The workshop provided me with additional resources to better support our employees, and gave me a deeper understanding around evidence based strategies and expanded my tool kit going forward. I would recommend this workshop as it ultimately helps organizations in their return to work best practices and outcomes.

— Karim Kanji | Return to Work Coordinator Township of Langley

Return to Work Training for Supervisors [Coming Soon]

Description

Supervisor training on return to work for mental health conditions.

Workshop series based on 13 factors for psychological health and safety in the workplace including:

  • Respectful communication: civility at work
  • Build social support at work
  • What you give and what you get: skills for recognition and reward at work

What will you Learn?

More information coming soon.

Who Should Attend this Course?

Designed to appeal to people in a supervisory role.

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