Invest in Cultivating your Leaders’ Skills to Promote Workplace PH&S

We equip your people leaders with the skills, strategies and approaches to engage in psychologically safe leadership, aligning their skills with the Standard.

Invest in Cultivating your Leaders’ Skills to Promote Workplace PH&S

We equip your people leaders with the skills, strategies and approaches to engage in psychologically safe leadership, aligning their skills with the Standard.

The CSA Standard underscores the responsibility of people leaders to promote workplace PH&S, as well as the imperative organizations have to ensure their people leaders have appropriate coaching and mentorship supports to engage in psychologically safe leadership.

We work with your leaders to harness, build and optimize their skills and strengths, focusing on objective, operational skills that enhance leaders’ confidence.

Our CSA developers, industry experts, and mental health specialists have a breadth and depth of expertise across a wide range of diverse industry sectors and are skilled in customizing and tailoring approaches to the unique needs of each work environment.

Leader Assessments and Customized Training & Development Plans

Leader Assessments & Customized Training and Development Plans

We conduct leader assessments and develop individualized leader training and development plans, using assessment tools developed by founding members of the CSA Technical Committee. We can administer leader assessments on an individualized basis, or in the context of team-training. Leaders’ self-assessment results may be complemented with aggregate, anonymized feedback obtained from their direct reports.

Workshops & Team Training

Workshops & Team Training

We offer management and leadership team training – remotely via webinar, or on-site at your workplace – in the form of small or large group presentations, as well as webinars and workshops on a range of topics.

NEW OFFERINGS: Enhancing Psychological Health & Safety in the ERA of COVID-19

The global pandemic has underscored the critical importance of enhancing our psychological health, wellness and resilience – as individuals, and as organizations. Statistics don’t lie – in 2017, the World Health Organization identified mental health issues as being the leading cause of global disability. Over the past 8 months, we have witnessed increased rates of alcohol use, rates of depression have doubled, and rates of anxiety have quadrupled. Now, more than ever, we have a critical imperative to take action. In this session, you will learn evidence-based, actionable steps that can be taken to enhance the psychological health and safety of work environments; equip our people leaders with the skills, strategies and approaches to effectively support the workforce; and steps to enhance your own personal wellness and resilience.

Workplaces are now, more than ever, becoming increasingly aware of the critical importance of creating psychologically healthy and safe (PH&S) work environments which foster a diverse and inclusive culture for all. In this session, attendees will develop an understanding of what diversity and inclusion entails and understand the individual and organizational barriers (including unconscious bias) which may arise. Attendees will learn action-based steps that they can take to enhance diversity and inclusion, as well as the overall psychological health and safety of their work environments and teams.

Effective communication is the preventative antidote to many challenges in life – at work and in our personal lives. Effective communication can prevent small issues from escalating, can help clarify misalignments when they arise, and can lead to enhancement and strengthening of relationships. However, when we work remotely, as is now required by the new normal of COVID-19, many of the areas that we used to rely upon are lost, forcing us to adapt our communication techniques. In this session designed for people leaders, attendees will gain useful skills and strategies for enhancing their verbal and non-verbal communication styles and approaches to enhance and strengthen remote workplace communication.

Many of us are accustomed to a fairly predictable workday routine, which often is characterized by pre-scheduled and structured work hours. However, COVID-19 and all the resultant impacts on work and personal life necessitates work environments be flexible and adaptable with how work is structured. This involves balancing both worker needs, as well as organizational needs – which may feel to be at conflict on the surface. However, and particularly during stressful and unpredictable times, providing employees the option to ensure work-life harmony ultimately benefits an organization’s bottom line in terms of productivity and engagement. In this session for people leaders, attendees will gain useful knowledge about what a flexible work environment is and the benefits, as well as understand how to approach difficult and unique challenges when personal demands workers are faced with seem to compete with work environment needs. People leaders will be provided with strategies and approaches to troubleshoot common barriers and challenges that may arise.

A healthy and positive workplace culture is one of the cornerstones for most businesses. But that workplace culture can change drastically when people are no longer able to come into work or see each other face-to-face. Engagement, morale, and productivity can all be impacted when our traditional work environment transitions to a remote team. In this session for people leaders, attendees will gain useful skills, strategies and approaches to cultivate a positive and engaged workplace culture for remote workers.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as being “a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being”. However, despite the fact that psychological health has increasingly been recognized as a key component of our overall health status, it continues to receive relatively less attention than merited. In this session, leaders will be provided with an understanding of how to enhance their own psychological health, wellness and resilience, given the myriad demands people leaders face – as well as learn how to support their employees during the current stressful pandemic. Attendees will obtain an understanding of the most common presenting psychological health disorders in the workplace and how they impact work function; will understand the impact work has on psychological health; learn to identify signs and symptoms that an employee is struggling with mental health issues; learn how to effectively respond to a distressed employee; and, gain an understanding of how to manage workplace absences and accommodation.

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Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for a customized workshop for your organization.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for a customized workshop for your organization.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for a customized workshop for your organization.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for a customized workshop for your organization.

The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies mental health issues as the leading cause of worldwide disability, with anxiety and depression being the most prevalent psychological health diagnoses. Psychological health issues can disrupt an individual’s ability to function effectively, both personally and professionally; furthermore, when issues become chronic or untreated, work environment adjustments may be required. Evidence-informed accommodation, return-to-work, and stay-at-work plans can mitigate impacts, benefiting both the affected individual, as well as the workplace. In this session, attendees will understand employee vs. employer roles and responsibilities in managing workplace mental health issues; will gain familiarity with approaching formal and informal mental health accommodations; will understand how to best support and communicate with workers when off work; and will be familiar with best practices in implementing supportive, timely, and sustainable return-to-work and stay-at-work plans in a collaborative and psychologically safe manner.

Individualized Executive Coaching

(One-on-One & Virtually-Delivered)

Individualized Executive Coaching

(One-on-One & Virtually-Delivered)

Our leadership coaching services are delivered by PH&S experts and mental health specialists who have expertise in working with a range of industry sectors. Given our team’s background and expertise in workplace mental health, we take a unique focus in our coaching services, working with leaders on a range of areas, including:

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our individualized executive coaching services.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our individualized executive coaching services.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our individualized executive coaching services.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our individualized executive coaching services.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our individualized executive coaching services.

Structured Coaching Programs

Structured Coaching Programs

In addition to our one-on-one coaching services, we have a number of structured coaching programs (one-to-one, virtually delivered) that provide targeted & tailored training and development, with identified learning objectives and outcomes. Our coaching programs cover a range of topics, including:

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Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our structured coaching programs.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our structured coaching programs.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our structured coaching programs.

Contact MyWorkplaceHealth for more information on our structured coaching programs.

What People Are Saying

Recently Dr. Samra addressed a group of c-suite executive safety leaders on the importance of mental health and safety. Her presentation was awesome and she captivated the group, while keeping them involved in the conversation.

George W. Higgins, President at Identity Management Incorporated

Dr. Samra has been a trusted researcher, developer, and advisor to the Workplace Strategies for Mental Health for many years. Her ability to leverage psychological research in a practical and useful way for employers and leaders has contributed to major resources such as Guarding Minds at Work, Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment, and Building Stronger Teams. Dr. Samra’s expertise and work ethic are truly exceptional.

Mary Ann Baynton,
Director of Strategy and Collaboration with Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

I worked with Dr. Samra on a major research project that she led to conduct a review of changes in the landscape of workplace mental health in Canada over the last 10 years. Through these experiences I have learned that she is smart, well-organized, and a good writer. She has a positive and supportive style of collaborating with colleagues of different levels of expertise and perspectives. She is one of the few experts in the field of mental health that understands both the personal/clinical and applied/business perspectives that are needed to create healthy organizations and thus happy and productive employees.

Mark Attridge, PhD, International Consultant and Speaker on Workplace Mental Health and EAPs

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