Kingston and District: 04.18.18 Managing and Supporting Employee Mental Health and Productivity
This presentation provides the participants the skills to manage distressed employees, employees at work but struggling and return to work. The program will focus on what the manager or employer can do to recognize distressed employees and provide work adjustments and support at work while the employee is recovering. Specific RTW strategies can be covered and discussed in the workshop formats.
Understanding and Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace: 1.5 hour training on employer responsibilities.
This 1.5 hour session involves a customized toolkit of resources, case studies and the following key information:
• What is mental illness
• How to recognize the signs of distress and harm and respond in a proactive way
• How to have the crucial conversation (focusing on support and not counselling or advising)
• How to provide tools and work adjustments to support stay at work or return to work
• Resources to offer employees