Mental Health Awareness
A leader's guide and activities for developing resilience for you and your team. 8.5" × 11", 88 pages, 264 KB.
Tool for promoting general wellness, mindfulness and calmness. 8.5" × 11", 3 pages, 1.21 KB.
Strategies for effective response by employers, employees, healthcare professionals and unions for accommodation when there is a duty to accommodate mental illness or disability that focuses on the employee's abilities to meet job expectations. 11" × 8.5", 25 pages, 512 KB.
Psychological Health and Safety
THE EVOLUTION OF WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH IN CANADA – TOWARD A STANDARD FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
Read about Canada's journey to accomplish a world first. 186 pages
This booklet describes key steps, concepts, and the resources available to improve psychological health and safety in the workplace. 11" × 8.5", 12 pages, 507 KB.
A guide to help you implement Guarding Minds @ Work, from obtaining buy-in and commitment from workplace stakeholders to acting on results. 8.5" × 11", 11 pages, 121 KB.
Guide to help you to get started using On the Agenda to facilitate discussions related to improving psychological health and safety in the workplace. 8.5" × 11", 2 pages, 82 KB.
General facilitation tips and guidelines for discussions to improve psychological health and safety in the workplace. 8.5" × 11", 228 pages, 4.04 MB.
Templates to facilitate a review of your organization's existing status in relation to psychological health and safety in the workplace. 8.5" × 11", 44 pages, 291 KB.
Gap analysis tool to highlight what might be needed for your organization to work towards the requirements of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. 11" × 8.5", 16 pages, 517 KB.
For those who manage managers. Questions and activities to guide learning around accommodation, performance, managing emotions, conflict, and return to work. 8.5" × 11", 49 pages, 415 KB.
Suggestions to help facilitate interactive sessions related to the Managing Mental Health Matters online training program. 8.5" × 11", 83 pages, 414KB.
Fillable form that can be integrated within your existing performance management approaches to help focus on specific tasks that require attention. This resource supports success by providing an opportunity to engage the employee in identifying solutions, setting reasonable expectations, identifying barriers to success and any need for corrective action. 8.5" × 11" , 475 KB.
A PowerPoint slide deck for facilitators to use in a workshop to facilitate a process to help improve and agree upon appropriate and respectful (psychologically safe) team interactions. 36 slides, 988 KB.
A resource for those participating in a workshop. Notes, questions and brainstorm activities to enhance learning about psychologically safe team interactions. 8.5" x 11". 36 pages, 443.6 KB.
For those leading a workshop, questions and activities to facilitate a process to help improve and agree upon appropriate and respectful (psychologically safe) team interactions. 8.5" x 11", 31 pages, 480 KB.
Reports and Research Findings
A summary of Dr. Martin Shain’s full report “Getting ahead of the Perfect Legal Storm” – toward a basic legal standard of care for workers’ psychological safety. 8.5" × 11", 8 pages, 1.94 MB.
GETTING AHEAD OF THE PERFECT LEGAL STORM - TOWARD A BASIC LEGAL STANDARD OF CARE FOR WORKERS’ PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY
Dr. Martin Shain provides an update to his previous works, The Perfect Legal Storm, Weathering the Perfect Legal Storm, The Careful Workplace and Preventing Workplace Meltdown. 8.5" × 11", 27 pages, 535 KB.
Dr. Joti Samra examines what influenced the evolution of workplace mental health policies and strategies in Canada over the past ten years. 8.5"x 11.0", 86 pages, 1.94MB
Key research findings about the trend towards psychological health and safety, 8.5" x 11.0", 8 pages, 1904 KB
Dr. Martin Shain takes a look at the emerging duty to provide a psychologically safe system of work in the context of the voluntary National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. 8.5" × 11", 24 pages, 277 KB.
Dr. Martin Shain describes how converging systems have created mounting pressure for psychologically safe workplaces. 8.5" × 11", 27 pages, 3.46 MB.
A framework to guide a review of your organization's policies and procedures for potential impact on psychological health and safety using a standard management approach. 8.5" × 11", 14 pages, 179 KB.