This one-day course helps supervisors build a toolkit of resources to support healthy, safe and successful stay-at-work and return-to-work following an absence due to a mental health condition.
This course will teach you:
- The impact of Chronic Stress and Traumatic Stress Exposures on First Responders, including signs and symptoms and how to support workers
- How to take preventative steps as an organization to support positive mental health in the workplace
- The impact stigma can have on help-seeking behaviours, stay-at-work and return-to-work
- Factors that improve or inhibit a person’s ability to stay-at-work or successfully return-to-work following an absence due to mental injury
- Communication and reintergration strategies for workers returning to work with a focus on supervisor actions
- Legislation and policies that can impact the stay-at-work and return-to-work process
- Context-specific considerations for disability management and the benefits of a successful return-to-work process/program
- How to build an individualized toolkit that can be used in the workplace to support successful stay-at-work or return-to-work
Who should take this course?
Supervisors in public safety organizations, including dispatch, police, fire, paramedic and corrections.