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Reducing Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace NEW! FREE!

Stigma can be a powerful barrier to workplace mental health. This 30-minute course will cover what stigma is, how it causes harm, and how to address it.

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Description

When it comes to mental health in the workplace, language matters. Are you or your colleagues unintentionally reinforcing a harmful stigma that affects the mental health of others? This course will give you tools to recognize where that is happening and to help support your colleagues who may be struggling with mental health.

This free, 30-minute course will give you a better understanding of what stigma is, how it causes harm, and how to address it in the workplace.

Topics include:

  • Understanding how stigmas are established and avoid perpetuating them
  • Three common aspects of stigmas
  • Person-first language vs. identity-first languge
  • Supporting your colleagues who are struggling with mental health through active listening and offering resources
  • Using the STOP test to recognize stigmatizing behaviour or attitudes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify what stigma is and how it is harmful
  • Recognize the importance of words and identify appropriate language
  • Implement tools that can be used to reduce stigma

Average time to complete this course is approximately 30 minutes.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for anyone interested in learning about mental health and psychological safety at work.

Prerequisite

None.

Certificate of Completion

This course is offered free of charge to promote awareness of the topic only, and a certificate of completion is not provided.

System Requirements

This course is delivered online. View the minimum system requirements to take this course.

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.

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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The CCOHS Difference

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.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a certificate upon successful course completion (except free awareness courses).

Created in Partnership

We partner with Vubiz, an international leader in elearning development, to deliver our courses.