Workplace Mental Health Training

Learning and Professional Development and Healthy Workplace at Carleton are dedicated to building capacity to ensure that faculty and staff have the knowledge, skills and attitudes to support a Healthy Workplace. We aim to offer training to:

  1. support mental health across campus, with a focus on supporting and building resilience,
  2. offer opportunities for faculty and staff to identify ways to support self and others, and
  3. help managers build healthy and supportive work environments.

For more information on Carleton’s workplace mental health initiatives, please visit the Healthy Workplace website.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Available for Teams Upon Request

Workshop Length
Building Resilience Between 1-1.5 hours
Supporting a Colleague Between 45 minutes – 1.5 hours
Supporting a Colleague and Building Resilience Between 1.5 – 2 hours

Online Training & Videos

Training Offered By:  Description Registration
Being a Mindful Employee: An Orientation to Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Mental Health Commission of Canada This free online training program is about psychological health and safety in the workplace. The goal is to help you, as an employee, understand the 13 psychosocial workplace factors from the National Standard of Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and what you can do to help yourself and others in the workplace. Upon successful completion of the final quiz, learners will be able to print a certificate of completion. Average time to complete this course is approximately 75 minutes. This course is recommended for anyone interested in learning more about mental health at work. Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety website
Not Myself Today video showcase Canadian Mental Health Association Get useful information and tips you can use in your daily life in these short “Soundbites.” Watch them alone or with your team. Topics include:

  • Mental Health 101
  • Practicing Positivity
  • Talking About Stigma
  • Managing Your Mood
  • Understanding Stress
  • Building Resilience
  • Building Emotional Intelligence
Not Myself Today online portalHaven’t created a login yet? Find out more here.
Have That Talk video series Ottawa Public Health The have THAT talk video campaign was developed to raise awareness about the importance of mental health in all areas of our lives. Everyone can take action to promote mental health where we live, work and play. Check out these videos to learn how you can take action to reduce stigma, increase support, and encourage people to get help sooner. Ottawa Public Health website
Working Through It video series Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace Working Through It is a series of videos designed to speak directly to people struggling with mental health issues. Real people share their experiences of working through times of mental health pressures at work, off work and returning to work, and send these important messages: 1) you are not alone, 2) there are things you can do to reclaim your well-being, and 3) there is hope for a better tomorrow. The messages are in short video clips that answer the questions most relevant to those who need them. Workplace Strategies for Mental Health website