In today's climate, the mental health of employees within the workplace is a growing concern. Given that Canada is considered a leader in its efforts to promote psychological health and safety, there is a strong need to gain a better understanding of employee's mental health considerations and addressing them appropriately within the workplace context. Key principles for managing mental health disabilities will be discussed with practical, hands-on recommendations for human resources professionals, managers and supervisors. This micro-credential will provide industry professionals with the tools and information they need to support their employees with mental health conditions and specifically addresses return-to-work issues and workplace accommodation. Guidance will be provided to you, as the employer, to incorporate the Psychological Health and Safety Standard and information on leveraging skills for a helping relationship understanding, loss, crisis and positive actions and behaviours. Given the current climate and workplace environments, information on work-from-home, social isolation considerations, and their impacts will be discussed.
Awarded by the Registrar's Office to those who have successfully completed a defined list of related courses that focus on a specific competency. Typically less than 136 hours and include assessment. The quality criteria are determined by the college.