Beyond Silence: Training for Workplace Mental Health Champions
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2 days


This is a two-day mental health training program customized for health care workers. Led by peer educators, this course is designed to help promote early intervention and support for psychological health and safety in the workplace. The program combines information sharing and skill development with strategies for stigma reduction.


It is an evidence-based program supported by a clinical trial conducted with health care workers. PSHSA will be gathering input from participants as part of ongoing research.


Course Content

This course will teach you:

  • The value of addressing workplace mental health in health care organizations
  • About the mental health continuum and the impact of stress
  • How mental illness may appear at work and how to identify and support workers who are struggling
  • The nature of attitudes towards coworkers with mental health issues and strategies for stigma reduction
  • Evidencebased approaches and available mental health resources, including how to match resources to a person’s unique needs
  • How to create an action plan for your own workplace


All participants who complete the program will be eligible to take part in an online community of practice and monthly WebEx sessions to support ongoing learning and implementation.


Who should take this course?

This course is tailored to workers in health care organizations, including long-term care or group homes, family health teams, paramedics, rural or remote hospitals, and community-based services. 


A 2-year grant through the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation program will offset training costs for employees in small health care workplaces (100 employees or less). Enter coupon code SmallBusiness at check out to receive a 50% discount.


For more information about the Beyond Silence program, visit

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Available sessions
November 19th, 2020 - November 20th, 2020
Time: 08:30 to 16:30
Venue: Hamilton Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
Address: 150 King Street East, Hamilton, L8N 1B2 (Royal Pavilion C)
Price: $300.00 + HST
SKU: 12119
December 8th, 2020 - December 9th, 2020
Time: 08:30 to 16:30
Venue: Radisson Hotel Kitchener Waterloo
Address: 2960 King Street East, Kitchener, N2A 1A9
Price: $300.00 + HST
SKU: 12120
January 26th, 2021 - January 27th, 2021
Time: 08:30 to 16:30
Venue: PSHSA
Address: 4950 Yonge Street, Suite 1800, Toronto, M2N 6K1
Price: $300.00 + HST
SKU: 12930
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