Course description

This course will provide an overview of the most common issues related to psychological health and safety in the workplace. Focus will be on enhancing knowledge of the tools and assessments in the Canadian Standard on Psychological Health and Safety; including stakeholder responsibilities. The goal will be to facilitate early intervention and prevention strategies that will promote employee's psychological well-being. Content includes toxic work environments, common psychological health conditions and practical tools that can be applied by HR professionals, managers and supervisors both at the organizational and employee program level as per the "Standard".

Course details

Hours: 16
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery