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WEBINAR: The Wellness Series: Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health Issues in the Workplace
January 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mental Health issues in the workplace are often overlooked by leaders and employees because they simply do not understand or fear engaging an individual to provide support. This workshop will provide a strong foundation and understanding of mental health issues common in the workplace.
- Define stigma and the impact it can have on a workplace
- Importance of mental health in the workplace
- Signs & symptoms of common mental health issues and how to recognize them
- Strategies to support psychological safety in the workplace
- Resiliency and self-care
Assessment: Attendees will demonstrate knowledge gained through group activities.
This session is designed to be an interactive experience, similar to our in-person workshops. Participants should expect to interact with the instructor and other participants.
While this session is part of a series, participants are not required to attend all sessions in the series or attend in any sequence. Each session can be attended independently.
It is advised to have access to a desktop/laptop/tablet with a webcam and microphone, as well as reliable internet connection.
Instructor: Jeffrey Cartwright’s background includes 25 years experience working as a paramedic, firefighter and in the field of trauma response. He joined the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services in August of 1995 after 3 years with BC Ambulance Service. He was promoted to qualified officer in 2009 and has since been confirmed to the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain and acting Battalion Chief. He joined the Critical Incident Stress Management team in 2000. He has developed many initiatives for the team members by introducing them to the latest techniques and training. Jeffrey has transferred his skills to the private sector to facilitate training in the prevention of, and response to, traumatic events that can occur in any workplace.
Workshop Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)