Most frequent questions and answers
Every workplace has psychological risks that impact the productivity, turnover and economic costs. Supporting employee mental health can improve productivity, cut down on absences and increase employee retention.
In some cases, yes. Specific topics can be covered for the Keynote Presentation and the Mental Health and the Workplace Workshop.
To ensure open discussion, as well as protect CMHA’s intellectual property, all training provided in an online format cannot be recorded. Recording and sharing any CMHA training is prohibited.
CMHA, Alberta Division recommends a class of 25 participants to ensure the best learning experience; however, we can accommodate class sizes up to 75 people. Please contact us for specific training class requirements and sizes.
Yes, participants can join training from anywhere in Alberta or across Canada. If your organization is based in a province outside of Alberta, we may direct you to another CMHA Division who can better support you. Please contact us to discuss options available.
Employers, employees, occupational health and safety personnel, human resource professionals, mental health champions, front-line service workers, union personnel, disability management, health and wellness leads and external consultants will all benefit from CMHA, Alberta Division’s workplace mental health training.
There is pre-work required for the Certified Psychological Health & Safety Advisor Training. There is no pre-work for any other training offerings.
Trainings provided online take approximately 60 minutes to three hours. To find specific time requirements for each training, please view our website or our Workplace Mental Health Training booklet.
They are each lead by a Facilitator and supported by a Moderator. Participants can ask questions via the chat function on Zoom. In most cases, training relies on engaged audience members to participate in discussion, answer polls and share their experiences.
Psychological Health & Safety Advisor training requires group projects and presentations for certification.
In other trainings, there are no required exams or projects. We do ask participants to engage in breakout sessions to explore topics and strategies and may be asked to present their findings to the larger session.
Yes, all staff, including leaders and managers, can attend the training together. In some cases, CMHA may work with your organization to ensure it’s a safe and supportive environment for employees to share their experiences.
Yes! CMHA will be able to book in multiple trainings for any organization. Please contact us to inquire about availability.
For courses that are cancelled or rescheduled by the client, the date of the cancellation or rescheduling determines if the course is still payable, in part or in full, as follows:
45 or more days: Fully refundable
30-44 days: 50% refundable
Less than 30 days: Payable in full
Join our Working Stronger Network! Available through an online portal, Network Members have access to regularly released workplace mental health webinars and resources available in one convenient, virtual location. Further, Network Members receive exclusive access to CMHA networking events and discounts on CMHA workplace mental health training opportunities.