A free workplace mental health service for Ontario’s health care organizations.

Program

Your Health Space provides training in several areas related to psychological health and safety in health care settings via free live workshops and self-directed modules. This programming is delivered through three distinct spaces designed for Health Care Workers, Leaders, and Support Staff. A fourth space for Connection invites staff members across an entire organization to learn together.

Space for Leaders

3-hour live workshops

Space for Health Care Workers

20-30 minute live micro-learning sessions

eLearning course with facilitator will include topics such as:

Space for Support Staff

90-minute live workshops

will include topics such as:

Space for Connection

60 – 90-minute live workshops to bring staff together from all levels to connect, reimagine, and work towards healing as a collective. They will include topics such as:

This workshop, specifically designed for people leaders (e.g. supervisors, managers, executives, etc.) will seek to increase leaders’ confidence in supporting staff members who may be experiencing mental health challenges, while providing a foundation for fostering psychological health and safety at all levels of your organization.

An overview of the 15 psychosocial factors that affect well-being in health care workplaces and an introduction to the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace.

An overview of the dimensions of wellness, and an introduction to the Dual Continuum Model of Mental Health & Mental Illness to understand well-being & its relationship to the workplace.

An overview of the components of mindfulness with practical opportunities to examine how mindfulness can be personalized for use at work & elsewhere.
Examine the unique stressors experienced by health care workers, learn about the effect of stress on well-being and performance, and explore practical strategies for addressing workplace stress.
Examine how traumatic stress can occur and explore ways for individuals to protect themselves & their colleagues in the workplace.
An overview of how compassion fatigue manifests in the caring professions and how individuals can address it in the workplace.

An introduction to the concept of moral challenge in health care, the risk of moral injury, and strategies to approach & address this unique stressor.

Designed to build on the introductory micro workshop, participants will be oriented to the two psychosocial factors specific to health care workers and provided with targeted support for two additional factors identified in real-time.
Learn about the components of burnout and examine solution-focused approaches to exercise self-agency in addressing and preventing burnout in the health care workplace.

Foster awareness about mental health, its relationship to the workplace, and explore strategies to maintain positive mental health in the midst of workplace demands.

Focus on some concepts supporting employee mental health and fostering well-being in the workplace. Explore factors related to psychological health and safety; identify and improve support for your team’s concerns in real-time.

Examine workplace stress and its effects on well-being and performance, and explore strategies for coping with stress through unique lenses that include locus of control, habit formation and self-awareness.

Participants will be exposed to the risks for and causes of burnout. Individual, evidence-based strategies for addressing burnout will be offered to show where individuals can exercise agency to regain energy, empathy, and build confidence.

Explore how to foster a trauma-informed workplace to help restore and strengthen psychological health and safety individually and as an organization.

Learn how to use mindfulness practises to manage stress in the workplace, enhance performance at work, and improve communication.

Explore the impact of language, address myths associated with mental illness, and review strategies for upholding a safe and inclusive work environment.

Recognizing that each person brings their life experiences to work with them, this workshop introduces participants to strategies to foster a trauma-informed workplace, helping to restore and strengthen psychological health & safety.

Losses can be diverse: economic, social, physical, personal, or emotional. In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of the complexities of grief & loss and learn effective coping skills & a framework for supporting co-workers.

Mindfulness involves strengthening self-awareness while accepting the present moment without judgment. Do you know how mindfulness practices can manage stress in the workplace, enhance performance at work, and improve communication? 

Space for Leaders

3-hour live workshops

This workshop, specifically designed for people leaders (e.g. supervisors, managers, executives, etc.) will seek to increase leaders’ confidence in supporting staff members who may be experiencing mental health challenges, while providing a foundation for fostering psychological health and safety at all levels of your organization.

Space for Health Care Workers

20-30 minute live micro-learning sessions

eLearning course with facilitator will include topics such as:

An overview of the 15 psychosocial factors that affect well-being in health care workplaces and an introduction to the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace.

An overview of the dimensions of wellness, and an introduction to the Dual Continuum Model of Mental Health & Mental Illness to understand well-being & its relationship to the workplace.

An overview of the components of mindfulness with practical opportunities to examine how mindfulness can be personalized for use at work & elsewhere.
Examine the unique stressors experienced by health care workers, learn about the effect of stress on well-being and performance, and explore practical strategies for addressing workplace stress.
Examine how traumatic stress can occur and explore ways for individuals to protect themselves & their colleagues in the workplace.
An overview of how compassion fatigue manifests in the caring professions and how individuals can address it in the workplace.

An introduction to the concept of moral challenge in health care, the risk of moral injury, and strategies to approach & address this unique stressor.

Designed to build on the introductory micro workshop, participants will be oriented to the two psychosocial factors specific to health care workers and provided with targeted support for two additional factors identified in real-time.
Learn about the components of burnout and examine solution-focused approaches to exercise self-agency in addressing and preventing burnout in the health care workplace.

Space for Support Staff

90-minute live workshops

will include topics such as:

Foster awareness about mental health, its relationship to the workplace, and explore strategies to maintain positive mental health in the midst of workplace demands.
Focus on some concepts supporting employee mental health and fostering well-being in the workplace. Explore factors related to psychological health and safety; identify and improve support for your team’s concerns in real-time.

Examine workplace stress and its effects on well-being and performance, and explore strategies for coping with stress through unique lenses that include locus of control, habit formation and self-awareness.

Participants will be exposed to the risks for and causes of burnout. Individual, evidence-based strategies for addressing burnout will be offered to show where individuals can exercise agency to regain energy, empathy, and build confidence.

Explore how to foster a trauma-informed workplace to help restore and strengthen psychological health and safety individually and as an organization.

Learn how to use mindfulness practises to manage stress in the workplace, enhance performance at work, and improve communication.

Space for Connection

60 – 90-minute live workshops to bring staff together from all levels to connect, reimagine, and work towards healing as a collective. They will include topics such as:

Explore the impact of language, address myths associated with mental illness, and review strategies for upholding a safe and inclusive work environment.

Recognizing that each person brings their life experiences to work with them, this workshop introduces participants to strategies to foster a trauma-informed workplace, helping to restore and strengthen psychological health & safety.

Losses can be diverse: economic, social, physical, personal, or emotional. In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of the complexities of grief & loss and learn effective coping skills & a framework for supporting co-workers.

Mindfulness involves strengthening self-awareness while accepting the present moment without judgment. Do you know how mindfulness practices can manage stress in the workplace, enhance performance at work, and improve communication? 

IN CRISIS? Call Canada Suicide Prevention Service at 1-833-456-4566, or  find your local CMHA branch.
For immediate help, call 9-1-1

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