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Current Issues In HR: Wellness

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CHRM 1008

This seminar is also offered as part of the Human Resources Management Program.

The world of HR is rapidly changing, and in order to remain competitive, organizations must ensure their people are healthy, engaged, and productive. This seminar will address the key trends that are transforming HR’s role in promoting the wellness agenda:

  • How HR can create a healthy workplace
  • Helping employees adapt to ongoing change
  • Diversity in the workplace and the impact on employee wellbeing
  • Data-driven HR practices to improve overall employee health

This module will provide a better understanding of wellness trends that are likely to have the biggest impact on the profession, and will allow you to reflect on your own current HR issues and experiences, and how to leverage them in order to design strategic responses that make the most sense for your organization.

Program details

Dates: Feb. 13, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Atlantic)
Location: Virtual delivery
Fee: $465 (no HST)

Group Discount: Send 3 or more participants from your company and receive a 10% discount. Contact an account manager for more information.

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Learning objectives

You will learn:

  • How to manage healthy workplaces
  • How to maximize wellness in a diverse workplace
  • How to utilize data-driven HR practices to improve employee wellbeing


Dr. Bill Morrison is presently Associate Professor of Education Psychology at the University of New Brunswick. As a psychologist and academic, Dr. Morrison has been actively involved in a variety of projects in the areas of health research, program evaluation and the implementation of community-based rehabilitation services for high-risk children and their families. Dr. Morrison has received funding from CIHR, Health Canada and the National Crime Prevention Centre to complete a range of research initiatives aimed at tobacco control, crime prevention and knowledge translation of health research in educational and clinical contexts.

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