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Certificate in Psychologically Safe Leadership

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The Certificate in Psychologically Safe Leadership (CPSL) is a self-paced, online program designed to empower new and developing managers to support the mental fitness of employees, reduce mental harms, and promote mental health in the workplace.

In this certificate program, you will learn how to:

  • Explore the key skills required to be psychologically safe and to support the total well-being of your workplace
  • Gain insight on how to deal with crisis situations in the workplace
  • Explore how leaders can support employees at risk due to impairment, substance use and mental health concerns
  • Create an action plan for how to be a psychological safe leader


This certificate program includes three courses. You can register for the full certificate or an individual course. To register for courses individually, click the name of the course.

Psychologically Safe Leaders

A psychologically safe leader values the psychological well-being of their employees, inside and outside of the workplace. In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate a workplace experience that reduces employee risk for mental harms, promotes mental health, and optimizes workplace well-being.

Managing Crisis and Challenging Behaviours

In this fast-paced world, it's a benefit to managers to have the basic training necessary for crisis management. This course will teach you how to manage crisis situations, protect employees in crisis, facilitate discipline in a professional manner, confront unwanted behaviour, and understand the policies and procedures needed for dealing with crises.

Managing Mental Risk and Supporting Mental Health

Mental health illnesses represent an immense psychological, social, and economic burden to organizations. In this course, you will gain an understanding of mental health and the continuum of happy to mental illness. You will also learn to enhance workplace productivity by protecting and improving employee psychological safety and well-being.


Each course in the CPSL program costs $119 (+HST). The cost for the entire certificate is $357 (+HST).

If you live outside of Canada: Please call us toll-free at 1-888-259-4222 or email us at customerservice@unb.ca for international pricing.

*Ask about corporate rates and licensing agreements

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CPSL complements our existing suite of professional health, safety, and wellness courses and programs.

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