November 20, 2020
The Working Mind Virtual: Mental Health Training for Faculty & Staff
Okanagan Campus | 1:00pm–1:00pm
About this workshop
Established by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, the Working Mind is an evidence-based training program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce stigma in a workplace setting. It includes scenario-based practical applications, custom videos of people with lived experience of mental illness, participant reference guides, and related handouts. The program is available in two versions: one for managers and one for employees.
Date and Location
Dates: (Attendance required for both sessions). November 20, 2020 (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) and November 30, 2020 (1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)
Location: Zoom webinar
Who is this for?
UBC faculty and staff
What will you learn?
- Learn about the basic concepts, risk factors and causes of mental illness and mental disorders
- Gain the confidence, tools and resources to manage and support employees who may be experiencing mental health problems or illness
- Learn about the Mental Health Continuum Model, how to observe changes in employees along the continuum, and how to take appropriate action
- Develop resilience and health-coping strategies
- Build their mental health literacy to help recognize, manage and support colleagues with mental health challenges in the workplace.
This session will be facilitated by Miranda Massie, Workplace Wellbeing Practices & Learning Consultant for UBC HR and Amanda Swoboda, Wellbeing Specialist for Workplace Health and Wellbeing for UBC HR. Miranda and Amanda are certified Working Mind trainers through the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
For more information about the program, please visit The Working Mind.
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