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The Working Mind - Managers & Supervisor Workshop

TWMMSW Free Registration is required
  • Managers/Supervisors

Upcoming Sessions

Date(s) Time Location Web-based † Facilitator
Wed, Dec 4 9:00am to 5:00pm NWT Commerce Place - 3rd Floor Training Room (entrance beside Book Cellar) No Amanda St Denis, Alison Whitehead Register on the Wait List
Wed, Jan 15 9:00am to 5:00pm NWT Commerce Place - 3rd Floor Training Room (entrance beside Book Cellar) No Amanda St Denis, Alison Whitehead Register
Tue, Feb 4 9:00am to 5:00pm HR Boardroom - Fort Smith McDougal Square No Amanda St Denis, Alison Whitehead Register
Wed, Mar 4 9:00am to 5:00pm ECE Large Boardroom - Fort Simpson No Alison Whitehead, Amanda St Denis Register

The Working Mind (TWM) is an education-based program designed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting. This training is aimed to:

  • Improve short-term performance and long-term mental health outcomes including resiliency
  • Reduce barriers to care and encourage early access to care
  • Provide the tools and resources required to manage and support employees who may be experiencing a mental illness
  • Assist leaders in maintaining their own mental health as well as promoting positive mental health in their employees

Participants are provided with valuable information, skills, tools and resources specific to:

  • Stigma and barriers to care
  • Healthy coping strategies
  • Mental toughness
  • The Mental Health Continuum Model, a self-assessment tool with indicators of positive, poor, and declining mental health
  • Workplace accommodations and return to work
  • The role of leadership in promoting positive mental health in employees
  • Ad hoc incident reviews
  • Early recognition

This course includes scenario-based practical applications and custom videos of people with lived experience of mental illness, participant reference guides, and related handouts.