Live Virtual Workshops

Mental Health Awareness and Support

November 14, 2024
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CT )
$299.00 (regular rate)
$269.00 (*early rate)
Location: Online Virtual
Trainer Marwa Fadol
*early rate expires 10/24/2024
6
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

Mental Health Awareness and Support - Live Virtual - November 14, 2024; 9am-4pm Central Time

Early rate expires 10/24/2024

Quantity: 1 $ 269.00
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Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, coworker, or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. Given this prevalence, it is essential that people build capacity to support those with mental health concerns because early identification and support typically lead to continued well-being. This workshop explores factors affecting mental health and provides a general overview of common adult mental illnesses. Most importantly, participants will learn how to be a support and discover strategies for creating more inclusive environments that reduce stigma surrounding mental health.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the difference between mental illness and mental health
  • List common adult mental illnesses
  • Describe symptoms related to poor mental illnesses
  • Learn practical ways of supporting those with mental illness

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, personal reflection, delivered electronically

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view the materials.

Some of the Topics Included

  • What Contributes to Poor Mental Health
  • Stigma and Myths About Mental Illness
  • Illness as Influence, Not Identity
  • A Review of Mental Illnesses
  • Mental Health Concerns and Addictions
  • Mental Health Concerns and Suicide
  • Signs That Someone May Be Struggling
  • Creating a Supportive Environment
  • Finding a Qualified Counsellor
  • Tips for Supporting Those That May Be Struggling

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop applicable to anyone wanting to learn more about mental health, including employees and managers.

Terms & Conditions

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Trainer: Marwa Fadol

Marwa is a Registered Psychologist in Alberta, and has worked in a variety of workplace settings, most recently as a Mental Health Therapist. She also has a private practice where she works with families around various issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and family relationships. She believes that people are the experts in their own lives and have within them the strength and the capacity to enact change. Marwa is dedicated to fostering workplaces that encourage an attitude of openness, understanding, and service to others. She believes that productive workplaces are those that advocate for creative curiosity, healthy relationships, and strong communication. As a trainer, she brings warmth and humour and draws on her varied experiences to make for an engaging, relevant training experience.

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