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FULL Area 02 The Working Mind May 2021

May 29, 2021 at 8:30am - May 29, 2021 at 2:30pm
Via Zoom
zoom Nanaimo, BC V9T 5Y9 Canada
Doris Stowe ·

The Area 02 Cross Component Committee (CCC) is offering "The Working Mind" course to our members on Saturday, May 29, 2021 via Zoom. The class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. The course fee is $10 which will be covered by the CCC. There will be no union leave provided to attend.


The Working Mind (TWM) Virtual is an evidence-based program from the Mental Health Commission of Canada designed to promote mental health and reduce the stigma around mental illness in the workplace. The course offers practical knowledge to increase participants' overall comfort level with mental illness. Over 5 hours (with breaks!) the course covers the following topics:

Mental Health and Stigma

Define basic concepts related to mental health and mental illness

· Recognize the impact of stigma and discuss how to reduce stigma and other barriers to care

Mental Health in the Workplace

Recognize and keep track of changes in your mental health and well-being and know when to take appropriate actions

· Have conversations about mental health and mental illness with colleagues, friends and family members

Stress and Resilience

Identify and practice coping strategies to manage stress and remain resilient Identify and use available resources to support yourself


Register here 02_the_working_mind_may_2021 Maximum number of participants is 15 and registrations are accepted on a first come, first-served basis. The deadline to sign up is May 26th.

Sorry, this event is sold out.