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April 24 - 25, 2020



This workshop covers three modules:
-Understanding Mental Health
-Psychologically Safe Workplaces
-Creating Accommodation-Friendly Workplaces

SLS - Understanding mental health
Apr 24, 2020 (6:00pm-9:00pm)

Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members dealing with mental health issues. Learn how to challenge stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue.

SLS - Psychologically safe workplaces
Apr 25, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm)

What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? Learn to identify the psychological hazards in a workplace, and the role of the steward in eliminating psychological hazards.

SLS - Creating accommodation-friendly workplaces
Apr 25, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm)

Learn the legal framework for the duty to accommodate, what a good accommodation process and plan look like, and what to do if the employer is not willing to provide reasonable accommodation.

Crescent Heights School
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Please note that this workshop may be cancelled due to low registration or other reasons.

Send your cancellation request in writing with your local number, address and telephone number by the registration deadline to:

In response to the health concerns of our members and staff, CUPE has implemented a Scent-Free Policy at all of our workshops. Scented products such as hair spray, perfume and deodorant can trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches. Facilitators and participants are asked to refrain from using scented products while attending our workshops and meetings. Thank you for your cooperation.

Patty Kinahan

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