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Substance Use in the Workplace: Addressing Stigma NEW! FREE!

Learn about the impact of stigma and discrimination towards persons who use substances, and how to support the people affected.

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Description

The opioid crisis affects individuals and families all over Canada. It may also impact the workplace. The impact of stigma towards substance use is a critical factor in how we talk to individuals, the policies we develop, and the approaches we take to provide care.

This free, 30-minute course will examine this impact, and how we can provide appropriate support to anyone affected.

Topics include:

  • Defining stigma and discrimination
  • How stigma can affect the care a person receives
  • How to respond to concerns without using stigmatizing language or behaviours
  • Appropriate steps to take when talking to others

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

  • Describe stigma and discrimination
  • Explain how stigma can affect the care a person receives
  • Assess and respond to concerns without using stigmatizing language or behaviours
  • Take appropriate steps when talking to others

Average time to complete this course is approximately 30 minutes.

Target Audience

This e-course is for everybody including employers, managers/supervisors, and employees who are interested in learning about substance use, and how to support those affected without using stigmatizing language.

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.

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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.