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Certificate in Psychologically Safe Leadership (CPSL)

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Workplaces play an important part in mental health—they can help people feel productive but they can also be the cause of increased stress. Since many Canadians spend the majority of their day at work, employers must pay attention to mental health issues.

The Certificate in Psychologically Safe Leadership (CPSL) is an online program that includes three courses. It is designed to equip leaders like you with the skills and insight you need to identify and reduce mental risks in the workplace.

Learn more about CPSL & register

About the instructor

Dr. Bill Howatt is the founder of Howatt Human Resources Consulting and an international expert in Workplace Psychological Health and Safety.

He is a highly sought-after speaker on leadership, mental fitness, and creating inclusive, psychologically healthy and safe workplaces. A behavioural scientist, he is passionate about supporting employees and leaders to create thriving workplaces.

Dr. Bill's 30-plus years of professional experience includes providing services in clinicalmental health, teaching courses for colleges and universities, being a committee chair, and filling various senior leadership roles in Canada and the United States, including the Wall Street financial district. His firm provides HR consulting globally, focusing onemployees' psychological safety.

Dr. Bill has published over 60 books and 600 articles and regularly contributes to workplace mental health research like WSPS Moving to Action: Implementing Workplace Safety and Prevention Services' Mental Harm Prevention Roadmap, and Boston Consulting Group's recent study, The Next Frontier of Workplace Culture, viewed by over 30 million readers.

He is the founder of www.MFIQinc.com and creator of the University New Brunswick's Certificate in Psychologically Safe Leadership (CPSL). He publishes a weekly workplace mental health newsletter for leaders and workers called Exploring Workplace Mental Health.