Mental health claims are the fastest growing category of disability costs in Canada, and represent a significant health problem in Canadian workplaces across all sectors. Mental Health Works helps workplaces better address the issues of mental health and mental illness at work by raising awareness of the effects of unaddressed mental health issues at work, training managers in effective communication and accommodation approaches and , and educating employers and employees about creating mentally healthy workplaces. This one-hour FREE NAOSH Week webinar will give an overview of the issues and solutions from a solutions-focused perspective.
Donna Hardaker works at the Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region Branch where she delivers the award-winning Mental Health Works program. She co-developed the training workshops, drawing on her personal experience of having a mental illness while trying to stay productive at work. She has a background in adult education, mental health policy, communication skills training and human resources management.
This webinar was recorded on May 7, 2008 as part of North American Occupational Safety and Health Week 2008.
Length: 1 hour
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