Human Resources

Mental Health in the Workplace: Information for Leaders & Supervisors

This half-day session is intended to provide practical information to leaders in dealing with mental health issues in the workplace.

Participants will learn effective communication strategies, understand their role in supporting an employee with a mental health condition, discuss the possible challenges of managing performance, and recognize resources available to support the employee and the leader.

Who should take this course:

This half-day session is for Western leaders who directly supervise and manage the performance of employees, and for Human Resource professionals who advise and support leaders.

Eligible roles include PMA-Eligible leadership roles, Academic and Library leaders, Human Resource professionals, and Union Executive members.

Prerequisite Training:

Please note: This session was previously offered as "Mental Health at Western, a Half-Day Session for Supervisors" with registration available in class through the Mental Health First Aid program.

2017-18 Schedule

Session Dates Registration Status
Spring/Summer 2018 To be determined Not Yet Available


Brett Mason, Senior Human Resources Advisor, Employee Relations, Western Human Resources

Rebecca Crichton, Rehabilitation Leader, Rehabilitation Services, Western Human Resources

For more information

Cara Carson, Human Resources Specialist,
t: 519-661-2111 ext. 85581