Workplace Stress Roundtable and Mental Health First Aid

Occupational Health and Safety
Steward Training
Health care worker listening in support

HEU is inviting you to participate in a three-day roundtable on workplace stress and course on mental health first aid.  The Workplace Stress Roundtable and Mental Health First Aid Basic is designed for local executive members, stewards and joint OH&S committee members. 

Part I HEU OH&S Roundtable on Workplace Stress (1 day) 
In this one-day roundtable participants will: 

  • Discuss their experiences with workplace stress
  • Explore workplace conditions that contribute to stress
  • Examine actions members and the union can take at the local, regional and provincial levels to address the problems present system-wide

Part II The Mental Health Commission of Canada – Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Basic Course (2 days)

In the MHFA course, you will gain a solid understanding of the 5 basic actions of ALGEE
Assess the risk of suicide and/or harm
Listen non-judgmentally
Give reassurance
Encourage professional support
Encourage other supports

Participants are expected to attend all three days. 

Workshop dates:

Kelowna - Coast Hotel - May 14, 15 and 16, 2024

Deadline to apply: March 15, 2024