Tech Mash Up: Mental Health @Work: A Guide to Getting Started
Most businesses depend on their employees for brain-based work, but many aren't sure how to effectively support healthy minds in the workplace. In this Tech Mash-up we'll cover some of the basics to help you understand your role as an employer, simple strategies to get started, best-practices that can grow as you scale.
Best for: Most businesses depend on their employees for brain-based work, but many aren't sure how to effectively support healthy minds in the workplace.
The difference between employer vs. employee focused approaches to mental health
Workplace factors that impact the mental health of all employees
Common quick-win strategies that can positively influence mental health at work
Jordan Friesen the Founder and Principal of Mindset Mental Health Strategy. He is a mental health expert with many years of leadership experience in Canada’s non-profit sector, most recently serving as the National Director, Workplace Mental Health with the Canadian Mental Health Association where he developed and led national initiatives focused on corporate mental health. Since leaving the non-profit world, Jordan uses his skills as a consultant and educator to assist organizations who want to take progressive action to support the mental health of their employees. He prides himself on being able to distill complex ideas into actionable insights for a wide range of audiences, from executives to students. Jordan is a registered occupational therapist and holds a Master of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Manitoba.