Most frequent questions and answers
This training is geared towards a variety of individuals who are tasked with addressing psychological health and safety in the workplace. For example, individuals who work in Human Resources, Occupational Health Safety, Health and Wellness, Health and Safety, Disability Management or are external workplace consultants are encouraged to register.
There are no pre-requisites for this training. However, it is important for participants to have good knowledge of the National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety.
Yes, there will be 1-2 hours of pre-work before the training. Participants will receive an email at least 1 month prior to the training that will contain pre-work readings and a quiz. Each participant must pass the quiz with a minimum score of 80% prior to the course in order to participate.
Using a case study, each participant will be assigned to a group that will create a presentation for each of the three modules- Presenting the Business Case, Preparing for the Assessment Process and Making Recommendations. Participants will be scored on their proven ability to adhere to the CMHA Certified PH&S Advisor Principles as well as the specific Objectives for each module.
In order to receive certification, and to fully benefit from the training, all participants must complete the two day consecutive training program in order to receive their certification.
Advisors will be part of an exclusive CMHA Certified PH&S Advisor Community of Practice. Through the Collaborative, Advisors will receive new information about CMHA workplace initiatives including events and tools and resources. They will also be informed by the Collaborative of other workplace initiatives from our supporting partners.