Healthy Employees. Resilient Workplaces.

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division is hosting our virtual workplace mental health conference March 9 & 10, 2021. Working Stronger is designed to help Alberta’s employers create and maintain mentally healthy workplaces despite the obstacles we’ve experienced in 2020.

Resiliency Training

Obtain practical resources and tools to build employee coping skills, resilience and social supports throughout COVID-19 and other challenges organizations face.

Inclusivity Discussions

Find solutions to work collaboratively, build inclusive workplaces and enhance mental health through panels and discussions.

Network Access

All delegates receive a membership to the Working Stronger Network, which includes access to workplace mental health webinars, tools and resources.

WORKING STRONGER PRESENTS

Meet the Conference Speakers

Keynote: Dr. Charl Els

Keynote: Dr. Charl Els

Psychiatrist & Addiction Specialist
    Brandy Payne

    Brandy Payne

    Workplace Mental Health Consultant

      WORKING STRONGER TICKETS

      Conference Registration

      EARLY BIRD

      $250

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      • November 23 - January 15

      REGULAR

      $325

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      • January 16 - March 3

      "Extremely and deeply moved by the sense of humanity of each presenter. Actually, presenter is a misrepresentation, as each of these people are connectors. It felt personal, so I could relate and take in so much more than information."

      2019 Working Stronger Attendee

      MARCH 9-10, 2021

      About the Conference

      Working Stronger is a virtual opportunity that brings together employers, leaders, employees, union leaders, consultants, human resource professionals, occupational health and safety personnel and health professionals from across the province to learn about best practices in workplace mental health. Through informative speakers, engaging panel discussions and comprehensive workshops, we empower delegates to become mental health champions in their workplace. The Working Stronger Conference brings together creative and inspiring mental health thinkers and leaders for networking, information exchange and dialogue that will help employers advance healthy and resilient workplaces across the province. This year’s conference isn’t just a two day event! Working Stronger delegates receive a membership to CMHA’s Working Stronger Network, which provides an opportunity continue your learning with regularly released webinars, tools, training and networking opportunities.

      WORKING STRONGER SCHEDULE

      Conference Agenda

      Welcome & Opening Remarks
      • 09:30 - 10:30
      • Canadian Mental Health Association

      Welcome & Opening Remarks

      Diversity & Mental Health in the Workplace
      • 10:30 - 11:30
      • Panel Discussion

      Diversity & Mental Health in the Workplace

      KEYNOTE: Susan Baili
      • 12:30 - 1:30
      • Dr. Susan Baili

      KEYNOTE: Susan Baili

      Suicide Awareness in the Workplace
      • 2:00 - 2:45
      • Robert Olson & Hilary Sirman

      Suicide Awareness in the Workplace

      A Discussion: 2SLGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Workplace
      • 3:15-4:15
      • Evan Westfall & Dori Palmiere

      A Discussion: 2SLGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Workplace

      Day One Review
      • 4:15-4:30
      • Canadian Mental Health Association

      Day One Review

      Networking & Opening Remarks
      • 9:00 - 10:30
      • Canadian Mental Health Association

      Networking & Opening Remarks

      KEYNOTE: Dr. Charl Els
      • 10:30 - 11:30
      • Dr. Charl Els

      KEYNOTE: Dr. Charl Els

      Mental Health in the Workplace Panel
      • 1:00 - 2:00
      • Panel Discussion

      Mental Health in the Workplace Panel

      Getting Started on Your Workplace Mental Health Strategy
      • 2:30 - 3:30
      • Brandy Payne

      Getting Started on Your Workplace Mental Health Strategy

      Conference in Review
      • 3:30 - 4:00
      • Canadian Mental Health Association

      Conference in Review

      Work stronger, work healthier. Register today.

      WORKING STRONGER THANKS

      Our Conference Sponsors

      WORKING STRONGER DETAILS

      Conference Exhibitors

      Wellness Works Canada

      Wellness Works Canada supports and recognizes workplace wellness practitioners and employers with simple, evidence-informed education, resources, tools and certifications to help you build healthy, high performing work cultures.

      HSAA

      HSAA represents over 27,000 highly-skilled, highly-trained health professionals — the experts who protect and care for Albertans every day.

      Alberta Blue Cross

      Alberta Blue Cross® is committed to not only helping maintain your health but promoting your wellness through every age and stage of life.

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