Investing in Healthy Minds @ Work Workshop Series

Halton Region is offering a new six-part workshop series on psychological health and safety starting in September 2017.

Sessions details

  • The workshop is free and all participants are required to attend 6 half-day sessions.
  • All workshops will take place at Dundurn Castle located at 610 York Blvd., Hamilton (external link).
  • You have the option to attend the morning session (8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.) or the afternoon session (1 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Workshop dates:
    • 2017 - September 26, October 24, November 21, December 12
    • 2018 - January 23, February 20
  • Recommendation: 2 representatives from each workplace should attend the sessions.

Why attend?

Participants will receive practical knowledge on how to create a sustainable psychological health and safety action plan that is in accordance with the National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Studies have shown that workplaces with a positive approach to psychological health and safety demonstrate:

  • improved employee engagement;
  • stronger employee recruitment and retention;
  • enhanced productivity; and
  • increased innovation and creativity.

How to apply

Spaces are limited for this series and will be granted to workplaces following a brief application process.

  1. Download the Information Package.
  2. Complete your Expression of Interest before June 21, 2017. 
  3. All organizations who submit an Expression of Interest will be contacted by July 12, 2017.

The workshop series is being offered free-of-charge thanks to a grant from the Ontario Ministry of Labour, in partnership with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) and City of Hamilton Public Health Services.