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Recognize the signs of mental illness at work, and learn to develop solutions.

Mental Health: Signs, Symptoms and Solutions
Language: French | English

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Course Details

Course Description

Everyone occasionally feels anxious, blue or sad, but these feelings usually pass within a couple of days. When a person has anxiety or depressive disorder, it significantly interferes with daily life, makes normal functioning impossible, and causes pain for both the person and those who care about them.

Although it is difficult to quantify the impact of work itself on personal identity, self-esteem and social recognition, most mental health professionals agree that the workplace environment can have a significant impact on an individual's well-being.

This course will explore the signs, symptoms, and solutions for mental illnesses commonly experienced in the workplace.

Upon completion of the course you will be able to:


  • Recognize the signs of common mental illnesses at work
  • Review practical situations and case studies including depression, phobias, anxiety disorders, and abuse/dependence issues
  • Use communication skills and strategies in a workplace setting
  • Understand the importance of getting help and support including accommodation and best practices for return-to-work strategies.

Average time to complete this course is approximately one hour.

You may also be interested in the other courses in our series on mental health in the workplace, developed in collaboration with High Point Wellness:

Purchase these e-courses as a bundle and save.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for employers, employees, managers, and supervisors interested in mental health in the workplace.

Prerequisite

None.

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Registration

Registration for this course is provided online, or by contacting Client Services or calling 1-800-668-4284.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

High Point Wellness Partnership

CCOHS and High Point Wellness Centre have partnered to create this series of e-courses on mental health in the workplace. High Point Wellness has over 80 years of experience in the Canadian and American market places providing health care solutions for a variety of public & private industries, insurance sectors, workers' compensation and consulting organizations. For more information, visit www.highpointclinic.com.

VuBiz Partnership

We partnered with Vubiz - an international leader in e-learning development - to create this e-course.

Vubiz offers other related e-learning courses that may also be of interest to you. Read about them in the Vubiz Catalogue of e-learning courses.


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