Working Well: Inspiring Action for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace

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Name: Working Well: Inspiring Action for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace
Date: October 5, 2017
Time: 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM CST
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Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
An interactive symposium for supporting psychological health and safety in our organizations.

Featuring a special keynote address:  First Nations Risk Management Strategies in Menal Health - Toby Desnomie, Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association.

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Topics include:
Foundations of Mental Wellness
Explore and gain a greater understanding of what makes up our overall health, specifically our psychological health.  A discussion on psychological safety and its impact on the workplace.  The presentation aims to build mental health literacy through discussion on stress and burnout, depression, and anxiety and how to recognize potential warning signs within our employees. 

Exploring the Standard: 13 Factors of Psychological Health and Safety
A closer look at the 13 workplace factors that impact an organizations psychological health and safety.  By gaining a better understanding of what contributes to the success of the factors, organizations will be able to better predict negative impacts on employees and continue to promote a psychologically safe place to work.

**First Nations Risk Management Strategies in Mental Health**

Guest Speaker: Toby Desnomie – Founder, President & CEO of Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association
Toby has been working for First Nation communities as a technician, manager and coordinator for over 20 years. Working alongside many wonderful mentors, he had a unique advantage to advocate on behalf of workers in every opportunity that was presented. His education and career are a genuine reflection of his journey towards building awareness and safe communities. So when this opportunity presented itself, it was an appropriate fit.  Experience as a past National Construction Safety Officer Instructor with the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association, allowed him to see firsthand what safety can do to help organizations thrive.

Our Words Matter: The Power of Language in our Workplace
Is the language used in our organizations causing a psychologically unhealthy and unsafe workplace? This presentation delves into the importance of language and addressing stigma surrounding mental health within our organizations.  We will explore first person language and perspective-taking, to provide participants with practical tools and solutions to reshape workplace conversation.   

Leadership Best Practice: Strategies to Encourage Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
As managers and leaders, what can we do to promote a psychological health and safe workplace?  Supportive management strategies, how to adopt psychological safety in your teams, listening skills, empathy, and key team dynamics will be discussed, giving you the right tactics to take back to your workplace.

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$220 per person
$199 for members of participating organizations (click here to determine if you qualify)
** breakfast and lunch included **
Cancellations are refundable in full until September 28th. After this date cancellations are non-refundable. Registrations are transferable at any time.
Regina Travelodge
4177 Albert Street South
Regina, SK
Date/Time Information:
October 5, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Registration:  8:15 a.m.
Contact Information:
Josh Hartl
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