Investing in Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace: A Business Case Course

Many business owners and company managers have a considerable amount of pressure to justify spending on all programs in attempts to increase productivity and improve the health and operations of your business and staff.

Having a psychologically healthy and safe workplace is good for business.

While built from a basic framework, this training course is customized to the client and their needs. A needs analysis is done with the client before delivery.

One main goal of the Investing in Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace:
A Business Case Course 
is to facilitate information but more importantly to create an authentic and open environment to dive into conversations that are so valuable, but yet often challenging to have.

Although research and evidence shows us that workplace wellness programs have become an essential and cost-effective core business strategy for all businesses, developing a program that meet specific needs can be challenging without systems, a strategic approach and well-defined metrics to evaluate progress.

Learning Objectives

To ensure that employers and organizations have the knowledge, attitude, and skills to support a healthy workplace. How? By improving the psychological health of employees, resulting in lower rates of absenteeism, and higher levels of productivity, and organizational growth.

You will participate in critical discussions that facilitate awareness around implementing mental health and wellness programs in the workplace — which are vital to the success of your organization.

Course Outcomes:

  • Examine major mental health issues and the effects in organizational performances
  • Improved understanding about the impacts of employee psychological health on an organization
  • Recognize the return on investment of workplace mental health initiatives
  • Identify actions that can be taken to incorporate psychological health and safety in the workplace

Prerequisite Training required: None required 

Training Time: This is a half-day (3.5 hours) course

This course is delivered at your location as an instructor led training.

Note: Retail per attendee $795 which also includes course material, handouts, instructor travel and per diems. *Minimum 8 participants required for training.

Who Should Attend: Front line leaders, Supervisors, Managers, Team Leads who are responsible for managing employee performance. Human Resource professionals, and others in your company who are working towards improving mental health in your workplace.

Disclaimer: Mental health awareness training provided by Your Restoration Coach Ltd. and our Instructor, Martina Kelades of Life Out Loud – Mental Health Consulting, is not intended to provide medical treatment or diagnose the mental health issues of employees. Training provided is intended to implement evidence-based information and provide practical strategies and resources to elevate awareness and promote psychological health and safety within your organization.

About your Instructor:

Martina Kelades

Martina Kelades has been an active trainer for Mental Health First Aid Canada since 2016, certifying over 200 individuals. She believes strongly that Workplace Mental Health is more than an activity — it’s everyone’s business.

Martina brings the course material to life by drawing on over a decade of professional experiences supporting clients, as well as drawing on personal experiences and the narratives of others’ to enhance learning during the training.

She has provided Mental Health First Aid training for companies and organizations such as, The Nova Scotia Public Service Commission, NS Worker’s Compensation Board, Laing House, Freeman’s Lumber, Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, Futureworx Society, St. John Ambulance and many more.

Contact us today for more details!