The Working Mind for Managers & Supervisors
The Mental Health Commission of Canada has developed training programs designed to address mental health and wellness in Canadian workplaces. The Working Mind (TWM) Workplace Mental Health and Wellness is a science and education based program designed to address, promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting.
Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association is pleased to be offering The Working Mind Programs for trucking companies across Nova Scotia.
The manager and supervisors version include:
A focus on dispelling the myths of mental health problems and mental illnesses, aiming to reduce associated stigma
An overview of the Mental Health Continuum Model
Self-assessment of one’s own mental health along the continuum
Strategies one can apply at each point along the continuum
The managers’ & supervisors version includes additional course content, such as:
Workplace accommodations and return to work
How to observe changes in employees along the continuum
Appropriate actions to take
How to communicate with employees about mental health/illness in a workplace context