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Creating Healthy and Effective Workplace Cultures

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Learn how to train others in mental fitness and resiliency practices

The purpose of this professional training series is to equip human resource professionals, managers, business leaders, and workplace consultants with the skills to train others in Positive Workplace Practices (PWP), which promotes enhanced employee wellbeing, engagement, and team performance. This series draws on evidence-based team and organizational practices from positive psychology to promote mental wellbeing and resiliency, allowing individuals, teams, and workplace units to flourish.

Learning objectives

Upon completion, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the basic psychological wellbeing needs of employees and team members, as well as positive workplace practices that meet these needs
  • Identify and apply mental fitness and resiliency practices to promote healthy and effective workplace environments
  • Train others in positive workplace practices and to assess environments using the Mental Fitness and Resiliency Inventory (MFRI)

Benefits

Participants will gain:

  • Foundational knowledge and skills for promoting enhanced employee wellbeing, engagement, and team performance
  • Key online presentation and professional learning resources for training workplace teams
  • Basic competencies in using the MFRI to assess workplace cultures and to target strategic plans for optimizing workplace environments
  • A professional certificate as a trainer for workplace mental fitness and resiliency practices

Details

Over two days you will participate in four separate 60 to 90-minute sessions. Participants will also be provided with online materials, resources, and activities to review and/or complete during the seminar.

Dates: Nov. 23-24, 2020
Jan. 25-26, 2021
Feb. 22-23, 2021
March 29-30, 2021
April 26-27, 2021
May 31-June 1, 2021
Location: Virtual
Fee: $695 (+HST)
Instructor: Dr. Bill Morrison

Register for Nov. 23-24, 2020

Registration coming soon for later sessions

Who should attend?

This course is designed for human resource professionals, business leaders, managers of people, and workplace consultants that have influence over positive workplace practices.

Instructor

Dr. Bill Morrison is a counselling psychologist, author, and recognized national speaker in mental health and positive mental health for school and workplace environments. Dr. Morrison was named among 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health in 2017, receiving the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Difference Maker Award.

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Let us create a program that is custom-designed for your organization. Or you can choose from one of our popular seminars, programs, or series of courses to be delivered either on the UNB campus, your workplace, or another location of your choice. We can turn your organization's training plans into action.