Rebecca Gewurtz PhD and Krista Benes -Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University and Program Manager, Workplace Mental Health, Mental Health Commission of Canada
Join Rebecca Gewurtz from McMaster University and Krista Benes from the Mental Health Commission of Canada as we explore the business case for hiring and retaining individuals with a mental illness.
Catherine Loughlin, PhD-Associate Dean, Research and Knowledge Mobilization, Sobey School of Business Management, Saint Mary's University
Dr. Loughlin will walk us through how to identify toxic behaviours in the workplace and discuss how leaders can take initiative to maintain healthier atmospheres for their workers.
Nancy Carnide PhD-Post-Doctoral Research Fellow , Institute for Work & Health
The use of opioids for low back pain is a controversial practice and their impact on work-related outcomes should be an important consideration.
Cristina M. Caperchione, PhD and Joan L. Bottorff, PhD-Professors, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
This presentation will describe men’s preferences for workplace health promotion programs and the effectiveness of tailored approaches.
JianLi Wang, PhD-Senior Scientist, Director. Work & Mental Health Research Unit, Institute of Mental Health Research
There are many strategies for reducing the burden of workplace depression. The BroMatters project is a national project, aiming to identify and evaluate solution for early prevention of depression in men.
Sara Saunders, PhD-Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Occupational Therapy Program with McGill University
This webinar will explore the meaningfulness of work for people living with long-term work disability and chronic pain, and the role meaning plays in return to work effort.
Kevin Daniels PhD CPsychol FBPsS-Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Norwich Business School
The webinar summarizes research on workplace social environments and discuss activities to improve wellbeing through improving the social environments at work.
Caroline Biron, PhD-Assistant Professor, Université Laval
In this webinar, Caroline Biron presents the results of a research project that aimed to identify the conditions facilitating and hindering the adoption by managers of management practices promoting the psychological health of their staff
Mark Deady, Ph.D.-Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of New South Wales
This webinar aims to provide an overview of current research into workplace depression prevention strategies and interventions and a broad framework around creating mentally healthy workplaces.
Julia Kaisla - Canadian Mental Health Association – British Columbia
Julia discusses the benefits of having a Workplace Peer Support Program and the steps you can take io implement one
Carolyn Dewa, MPH, PhD -Collaborating Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Dr. Dewa will discuss recent research on the ways that mental disorders can effect work productivity, and will provide interventions to improve outcomes.
Ellen Choi - PhD Candidate, Organizational Behaviour, Western University
In this webinar, Ms. Choi will discuss how mindfulness can be used in the workplace to impact organizational outcomes.
Arla Day, PhD - Canada Research Chair, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Saint Mary’s University
Dr. Arla Day will discuss current research on components of psychologiaclly healthy workplaces and discuss how leaders can model healthy behaviours and foster respect in the workplace.
Cindy Malachowski, PhD-Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo
Dr. Cindy Malachowski will discuss research that focuses on the lived experience of employees with depression in the workplace.
Prof. Tony Lamontagne-Professor Of Work Health And Well Being, Deakin University
Professor Lamontagne will discuss how to use mental health interventions effectively in the workplace to build a healthier workforce.
June 15, 2016
Debra Lerner MS, PhD-Director, Program on Health, Work and Productivity, Tufts Medical Center
Dr. Debra Lerner will discuss current research on how depression in the workplace affects levels of absenteeism and presenteeism. She will also present strategies for working with employees with depression.
Michael Rouse, PhD & Michelle Ashworth-Associate Professor, Strategy and Organization, Ivey Business School, Western University & Senior Specialist, Health & Wellness, Group Benefits, Sun Life Financial
Dr. Michael Rouse and Ms. Michelle Ashworth will discuss the key elements in effective workplace wellness programs.
Dr. Richard Wynne-Director of Work Research Centre
In this webinar, Dr. Richard Wynne will discusses the nature of mental health in the workplace and three main approaches to increasing the mental health and wellbeing within an organization.
Stephanie Westlund, PhD-Independent Researcher
This presentation explores complementary approaches to conventional therapeutic and medical interventions to assist veterans with adjusting to civilian life.
Michael Leiter, PhD-Professor, Centre for Organizational Research & Development, Acadia University
Dr. Leiter will identify some of the signs of burnout and provide practical strategies for banishing burnout in the workplace.
Jennifer Leyen, MEd, BA -Director, Special Care Services & Disability Awards, Worker and Employer Services, WorkSafeBC
In this talk, Jennifer Leyen discusses provincial trends in compensating mental stress in the workplace.
Merv Gilbert PhD, RPsych-Adjunct Professor with the Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction and Principal Partner, Psych Health + Safety
Merv Gilbert provides an overview of Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers.
Izabela Schultz PhD-Professor, Rehabilitation counseling psychology, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology and Special Education, University of British Columbia
Heinrich Beukes, BTech (EH), N.Dip (PH), CRSP-Director, Safety and Prevention,Workplace Health - Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Understanding and identifying gaps in organizational learning, safety culture, and psychological mental health will improve busi
Kelly Williams-Whitt PhD -Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Lethbridge
This series of brief research reports discusses the findings of two major syntheses of research literature to identify workplace and worker factors that increase the risk of work absence.
Corinne Koehn PhD, R.Psych & Shannon Wagner PhD, R. Psych -Professors, University of Northern British Columbia
Anne Harvey -VP, Employee Engagement, Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver Coastal Health has implemented a major new initiative to reduce bullying and disrespectful behaviour.
Yvone Defreitas, CHRP-Manager, Human Resources, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CCOHS’ Manager of Human Resources, Yvone Defreitas discusses CCOHS's Journey to implementing the National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
Kate Cavanagh, PhD-Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, University of Sussex, UK
Dr. Cavanagh presents findings arising from a meta- analysis of studies that have examined the psychological benefits of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) for healthcare practitioners.
Susan Dixon-Manager, Knowledge Transfer, Research Services, WorkSafeBC
Susan Dixon will discuss new initiatives which are broadening OHS to show the importance of building psychologically healthy workplaces.