Managing Mental Health: Stay at Work and Return to Work in First Responder Organizations
people with textbox
In Class

Basics 

This one-day course helps supervisors build a toolkit of resources to support healthy, safe and successful stay-at-work and return-to-work following an absence due to a mental health condition.

 

Course Content

This course will teach you:

  • The impact of Chronic Stress and Traumatic Stress Exposures on First Responders, including signs and symptoms and how to support workers
  • How to take preventative steps as an organization to support positive mental health in the workplace
  • The impact stigma can have on help-seeking behaviours, stay-at-work and return-to-work
  • Factors that improve or inhibit a person’s ability to stay-at-work or successfully return-to-work following an absence due to mental injury
  • Communication and reintergration strategies for workers returning to work with a focus on supervisor actions
  • Legislation and policies that can impact the stay-at-work and return-to-work process
  • Context-specific considerations for disability management and the benefits of a successful return-to-work process/program
  • How to build an individualized toolkit that can be used in the workplace to support successful stay-at-work or return-to-work

 

Who should take this course?

Supervisors in public safety organizations, including dispatch, police, fire, paramedic and corrections.

Find Your Consultant
Want to set up an on-site training session? Have any questions or concerns about legislation or your health and safety strategy? Our consultants are here to help.
Available sessions
No upcoming sessions are available.
Recommended Courses
Certification Part 1 Distance Learning
Price: $439.00 + HST
Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection Distance Learning
Price: $150.00 + HST
Anxiety – The Basics
Free Online Resource
Certification part 2 Education Sector Distance Learning
Price: $339.00 + HST