Workplace Mental Health in Alberta Interactive Workshop

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Date: March 12, 2020

Time: 9:00-3:00

Location: NAIT Productivity and Innovation Center

Address: 10210 Princess Elizabeth Avenue Northwest Edmonton, AB, T5G 0Y2

Description:

AMHSA is partnering with Howatt HR to provide an interactive workshop and panel discussion on workplace mental health in Alberta and creating a safe workplace in adverse economic times.

Come join us for an action-packed day of learning and sharing with one of the country’s top psychological and HR facilitators.

Facilitated by Dr. Bill Howatt, Howatt HR Consulting

Dr. Bill Howatt a behavioural scientist, is known as one of Canada’s top experts in mental health issues in the workplace. As a highly respected columnist for the Globe and Mail, author, clinician, consultant and speaker, he effortlessly engages and inspires both individuals and groups.

Learning Objectives/Topics:

The current Alberta economic environment presents additional challenges for employers charged with creating/maintaining psychologically safe workplaces. Reduced operational budgets, FTE resources, rising psychological health claims (STD/LTD/WCB) and overall uncertainly requires an integrated mental health strategy. This workshop speaks to:

  • Constructing a psychological health strategy
  • Reviewing your mental health metrics and determine if you are being effectively
  • Learning strategies for resiliency
  • Strategizing effective metrics in mental health
  • Connecting with other HR/OHS professionals to share Best Practice

There will be a networking lunch and round-table discussion.

Gain insight and knowledge from diverse industry and government experts during real time, relevant panel discussion. This is your opportunity to ask your burning questions!

  • Dr. Bill Howatt, President Howatt HR Consulting
  • Craig Hrynchuk, Executive Director AMHSA
  • Michelle Semotiuk, Manager - Special Care Services, Workers’ Compensation Board – Alberta
  • Dr. Lisa Ross-Rodriguez, Director Strategic Evidence & Action, OHS Prevention Strategies
  • Olana Todoruk, Sr. Director Benefit Services, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association

For further event details feel free to contact Scott at AMHSA @ 1-800-267-9764 or safety@amhsa.net

For more information on the event: Workplace_Mental_Health_Brochure

Schedule:

8:15: Registration opens

9:00 – Noon: Howatt HR will facilitate an interactive workshop where attendees learn and discuss:

  • Constructing a psychological health strategy
  • Mental health metrics - are you being effective?
  • Strategies for building resiliency
  • Build psychological professional competencies

10:30: 15 minute Break

Noon – 1:15: Networking - Learn from similar Alberta organizations’ experience during lunch-time round-table

  • With assigned seating, organizations will be able to learn from each other’s experiences with facilitated questions and round-table discussions

1:15 – 2:30: Panel Discussion including the following panelists:

  • Dr. Bill Howatt, President Howatt HR Consulting
  • Craig Hrynchuk, Executive Director AMHSA
  • Olana Todoruk, Sr. Director Benefit Services, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
  • Dr. Lisa Ross-Rodriguez, Director Strategic Evidence & Action, OHS Prevention Strategies
  • Michelle Semotiuk, Manager Special Care Services, Workers’ Compensation Board – Alberta
  • Jennifer Miller, Q.C., Partner, Bennett Jones LLP


2:30 – 2:45: Wrap up and conclusion by Howatt HR

2:45 – 3:00: Closing comments Closing comments by Craig Hrynchuk

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