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PHS 101: Foundation in Psychological Health and Safety

Date: Tuesday Jan 26, 2021 - Wednesday Jan 27, 2021
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Online

The purpose of his 2-day course is to prepare the participant to design, implement and measure a Psychological Health and Safety Management System (PHSMS) that will reduce mental harm and promote mental health in the workplace.

Psychological health and safety requires a comprehensive and holistic system as well as the ability to effectively influence leader and employee conduct to create a safe and healthy environment in which to thrive.

PHS 101 is approved for 12 CPD hours through CPHR-Alberta.

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Certificate Program

Building on the successful delivery of the two-day Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator Certification program that was offered this past June, Alberta Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) and its strategic partner, Howatt HR, will be releasing five additional course offerings starting on November 23. These five new courses will enable participants to work towards a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator’s Certificate.

AMHSA is also offering the opportunity for participants to register for selected individual courses that will result in a certificate of training upon completion for each course taken.

The goal of this program is to support organizations in developing practical workplace mental health strategies and the mental health competencies of their operational leaders. Upon completion of all courses, participants will be certified as a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator. All courses may be completed within 24 months.

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PHS 101: Foundation in Psychological Health and Safety

Date: January 26, 2021 - January 27, 2021
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Online

The purpose of his 2-day course is to prepare the participant to design, implement and measure a Psychological Health and Safety Management System (PHSMS) that will reduce mental harm and promote mental health in the workplace.

Psychological health and safety requires a comprehensive and holistic system as well as the ability to effectively influence leader and employee conduct to create a safe and healthy environment in which to thrive.

PHS 101 is approved for 12 CPD hours through CPHR-Alberta.

Click to register

Certificate Program

Building on the successful delivery of the two-day Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator Certification program that was offered this past June, Alberta Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) and its strategic partner, Howatt HR, will be releasing five additional course offerings starting on November 23. These five new courses will enable participants to work towards a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator’s Certificate.

AMHSA is also offering the opportunity for participants to register for selected individual courses that will result in a certificate of training upon completion for each course taken.

The goal of this program is to support organizations in developing practical workplace mental health strategies and the mental health competencies of their operational leaders. Upon completion of all courses, participants will be certified as a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator. All courses may be completed within 24 months.

PHS 103: Influencing: Social Connection and Culture

Date: February 17, 2021
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Online

This one-day program provides a foundation in influencing psychological safe and meaningful social connections that creates a culture that supports all employees regardless of their age, ethnicity, title or sexuality.

A psychological safe culture is one that embraces inclusion, welcomes differences, and is committed ensuring all employees feel welcomed and safe. The purpose of this course is to provide facilitators with the opportunity to explore the role of influencing to achieve desirable behavioural conduct within a culture.

PHS 103 is approved for 10 CPD hours through CPHR-Alberta.

Click to register

Certificate Program

Building on the successful delivery of the two-day Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator Certification program that was offered this past June, Alberta Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) and its strategic partner, Howatt HR, will be releasing five additional course offerings starting on November 23. These five new courses will enable participants to work towards a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator’s Certificate.

AMHSA is also offering the opportunity for participants to register for selected individual courses that will result in a certificate of training upon completion for each course taken.

The goal of this program is to support organizations in developing practical workplace mental health strategies and the mental health competencies of their operational leaders. Upon completion of all courses, participants will be certified as a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator. All courses may be completed within 24 months.

PHS 104: Mental Health and Illness, Stress, and Resiliency Foundation

Date: March 24, 2021
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Online

This one-day program provides a foundation for understanding the difference between mental health and mental illness (including addictive disorders) and the link to stress and resiliency.

To positively impact mental health in the workplace requires more than having reactive programs in place that are triggered when an employee is experiencing a mental health challenge. Although access to supports such as psychologists and EFAP can be helpful, it is not enough. The purpose of this course is to provide facilitators with the knowledge to evaluate how the organization can support employee’s mental health through both prevention and programs designed to support mental health in times of need.

PHS 104 is approved for 10 CPD hours through CPHR-Alberta.

Click to register

Certificate Program

Building on the successful delivery of the two-day Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator Certification program that was offered this past June, Alberta Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) and its strategic partner, Howatt HR, will be releasing five additional course offerings starting on November 23. These five new courses will enable participants to work towards a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator’s Certificate.

AMHSA is also offering the opportunity for participants to register for selected individual courses that will result in a certificate of training upon completion for each course taken.

The goal of this program is to support organizations in developing practical workplace mental health strategies and the mental health competencies of their operational leaders. Upon completion of all courses, participants will be certified as a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator. All courses may be completed within 24 months.

PHS 105: Respectful Workplace Foundation

Date: April 28, 2021
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Online

This one-day program provides a foundation for how to facilitate a respectful workplace. Respectful workplace policies are often not enough. Creating a respectful environment requires a strategy and action plan that promotes civility, respect and how to resolve conflict when it occurs.

Risk of mental harm exists in the workplace when an employee or manager engage in misconduct behaviours that negatively impact another employee’s psychological or physical safety. The purpose of this course is to explore foundational considerations for how to reduce the risk for this kind of behavioural conduct and what to do move past them.

PHS 105 is approved for 10 CPD hours through CPHR-Alberta.

Click to register

Certificate Program

Building on the successful delivery of the two-day Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator Certification program that was offered this past June, Alberta Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) and its strategic partner, Howatt HR, will be releasing five additional course offerings starting on November 23. These five new courses will enable participants to work towards a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator’s Certificate.

AMHSA is also offering the opportunity for participants to register for selected individual courses that will result in a certificate of training upon completion for each course taken.

The goal of this program is to support organizations in developing practical workplace mental health strategies and the mental health competencies of their operational leaders. Upon completion of all courses, participants will be certified as a Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator. All courses may be completed within 24 months.