Management of Workers with Lived Experience
Professional Development Series
Create a supportive and safe workplace for your workers
This two day workshop equips managers with skills to create a safe workplace for workers who experience mental health concerns and respond to their unique needs. Students will explore management practices that promote good mental health for all workers and learn to apply relevant values, principles and legal frameworks when managing workers with lived experience. Students will gain insight into the impact of mental health concerns on capacity to work, will learn to distinguish mental health issues from performance issues and will discuss the parameters of reasonable adjustment in the workplace. The course will offer guidance for how to have conversations with people about their mental health concerns and associated needs.
Who is this for?
- Managers/Team Leaders
- Workforce Development Roles
Professional Development Course Fee
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This workshop requires attendance at 2 full-day face-to-face training sessions.
Statement of Participation
A statement of participation will be granted upon satisfactory attendance of the required training sessions.
- Strategies for creating a workplace environment that promotes good mental health for all workers
- Knowledge about legal frameworks, values and principles that apply when managing workers with lived experience
- Knowledge about the impact of mental health concerns on capacity to work and reasonable adjustment in the workplace
- Skills in distinguishing mental health concerns from performance issues and having conversations about these with workers