A1: Using data to better organizational mental health
The areas of mental health, wellness and psychological safety came to the forefront during the pandemic (finally!). David Rost from TC Energy will walk you through their journey from pre COVID-19 to post COVID-19, the key is having a strategy and structure. You will get a look at a real live case study of how you can build and promote mental health in the workplace that will help employees with their challenges beyond passing out EFAP information. Learn about potential partnerships and metrics you might want to consider to measure the success of your strategies. There will be an interactive portion of this session where participants can share their experiences, as well.
Meet your Speaker

David Rost practices in the area of Human Resources and Occupational Health and Safety with a specialization in Health, Wellness & Safety. He has a Bachelor of Physical Education degree, has been in the industry for 20 years, is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources as well as Canadian Registered Safety Professional. He joined TC Energy in June 2020 bringing over 20 years of experience to the organization. Prior to joining TC Energy, David has worked in the consulting realm, as well as both large public and private sector corporations. He has developed and managed all aspects of an organization’s workplace absence, disability management (COVID-19, workers’ compensation, salary continuance, short term disability, long term disability, mental health (including addictions)) and wellness programs in addition to occupational health & safety programs, large public employer working groups, labour relations, employee and family assistance programs, attendance management programs, employee engagement surveys and large benefit plans.

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