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Workplace Mental Health: How Managers Should Respond

Duration: 3.5 Hours

This half‐day training solution is designed to improve mental health literacy and provide managers with practical tools and resources to be able to manage mental health issues in the workplace.

NOW available through virtual classroom training!

Classroom Workplace Mental Health: How Managers Should Respond
Registration fee per person: $149.00

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Training Overview

Workplace Mental Health: How Managers Should Respond, is a half‐day instructor led training solution aimed at providing participants with the knowledge, tools and techniques to be able to respond in real‐time to mental health issues in their workplace. The intent of the course is to enable managers to be proactive, as well as reactive, to staff mental health needs that may arise.

This solution is available in English and French.

What topics will be covered?
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  • Role of the Manager and Mental Health
  • Laying the Foundation
  • Opening the Lines of Communication
  • Responding Effectively
  • Internal and External Resources
  • Framework to prepare for difficult conversations
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the role managers play in managing workplace mental health
  • Describe workplace impacts on mental health
  • Apply a framework to prepare for difficult conversations
  • Explore various support and accommodation approaches to effectively manage mental health situations
  • Review mental health resources in and out of the workplace
Who is this recommended for?
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Managers and Supervisors

How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered in a public classroom, either in-person and/or virtually.

Private delivery is available for employees in your workplace, either in-person or virtually. Please contact Customer Care at 905 614 1400 or 1 877 494 WSPS (9777) for more information about private training options.


Virtual Training is currently available in English only.

Important: Requirements for virtual training
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Participant requirements for virtual include a webcam, capable hardware, software & internet. Virtual sessions will be delivered using the Adobe Connect platform, supported on all major web browsers.

Please view the Virtual Training FAQ for more details on virtual delivery.

This course is also available in French