Psychological Health and Safety for Workers

Psychological Health and Safety for Workers

Course ​Description

People in Canada spend a significant amount of time in the workplace, making its potential impact on our mental health substantial. This course builds upon the learning from introductory courses (Psychological Health and Safety Awareness and Reducing Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace) to gi​​​ve participants​​ a deeper understanding of the roles​ and factors in creating a psychologically safe workplace.

Topics include:

  • ​Why psychological health is important
  • How mental health issues affect workers
  • Work environments and mental health
  • Stigma
  • Psychosocial factors and their categories:
    • Work-life balance
    • Reasonable and clear demands
    • Valued, respected, supported
    • Feeling safe at work
    • Challenging and engaging work
    • Roles and responsibilities

Upon completion of the course you will know how to:

  • Define psychological health and safety
  • Recognize how work environments affect mental health
  • Identify factors that influence mental health in the workplace
  • Understand your role as a worker in promoting psychological health and safety in the workplace
  • Identify an employer’s role in promoting psychological health and safety in the workplace​

Target Audience:​

This course is recommended for anyone interested in learning about mental health and psychological safety at work. This course is suitable for workers in organizations of all sizes, across all industries and occupations.​

Course Details

Format: e-Course
Duration: 1 hour​
Language: English/French

Learn more and register here.​​​​​​

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