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Certification to provide professionals the core competencies, foundational knowledge and skills to support in facilitating designing, implementing and managing psychological health and safety management system (PSHMS).

Learners: HR and OHS professionals, employees assigned role to support a PHSMS, JOHS, and/or wellness committee members.

Program: The PHS Certification program consists of 5 individual courses + a capstone project. PHS 101-105 may be taken in any order. Students may register in individual courses or complete all 6 as part of the full certification program. For certification, all courses must be successfully completed within 24-months.

  • Includes five (5) courses that can be completed via webinar format or in person.
  • All courses include pre-work
  • To obtain the Psychological Health and Safety facilitators certification requires completion of all courses in addition to a final on-line capstone project case study that will be evaluated as pass or fail

Program cost(s): (Two formats being offered):

1) online/webinar, or 2) in person courses at 30% more + travel expenses:

  • PHS 101 (two days) – $995.00 (Pre-Approved CPD Hours)
  • PHS 102, 103, 104, and 105 (each course is one day) – $499.00 (Pre-Approved CPD Hours on each individual course)
  • PHS 106 Capstone – $499.00 (Pre-Approved CPD Hours)
  • Cost for certification $3,490.00
  • Purchase all 6 courses at once to receive $500 off the cost of the program!

 

Book or customize training to suit your needs.

Options are available for online or in-person training and industry or company specific customization.

PHS 101 - Psychological Health and Safety: Two-day Foundation

Estimated time: 3 hours prep plus 12 hours in class

CPHR-Alberta: 12 pre-approved CPD hours
BCRSP: This event contains 12 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points. See the BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CPD point criteria.

Psychological Health and Safety Foundation for Facilitators is a two-day lecture-workshop that provides a practical foundation for the professional to learn the basics of how to strategically facilitate a psychological health and safety strategy.

Day one sets the stage to implementation by reviewing what defines psychological health and safety in the workplace, the Canadian standards that are in place to encourage practical adoption of the new standards, an introduction to understanding who your key stakeholders are, as well as special considerations that are unique to our current work environment.

Day two builds on the elements from day one to begin to delve into the policies, measurement methods, program support mechanisms, and processes currently in place.  This second day provides the opportunity to begin to assemble a psychological health and safety strategy and prepare the next steps to take flight based on the leading practices introduced throughout the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore why it is important to understand how to facilitate psychological health and safety in today’s work environment.
  • Identify the facilitator’s role in creating and maintaining a psychologically safe work environment.
  • Investigate the tools and resources currently in place to reduce mental harms and promote mental health.
  • Learn how to frame a psychological health and safety roadmap for your organization.

Please note: Students must attend the full length of the course and participate in group discussions to receive credit.

Course Dates

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Wednesday, January 272021

PHS 102 - Program Evaluation

Estimated time: 3 hours prep plus 7 hours in class

CPHR-Alberta: 10 pre-approved CPD hours
BCRSP: This event contains 10 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points. See the BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CPD point criteria.

PHS 102: Program selection and evaluation is a one-day interactive-workshop that provides a comprehensive overview of program selection and evaluation.

Learning Objectives

  • Review a six-step model for facilitating selection and program evaluation
  • Examine the interaction of psychosocial factors and hazards that influence program decision making
  • Explore program selection and evaluation methodology
  • Introduce how to do an ROI case study  
  • Practice putting the six-step model selection and program evaluation into action

Please note: Students must attend the full length of the course and participate in group discussions to receive credit.

Course Date

Monday, November 23, 2020

PHS 103 - Influencing: Social Connection and Culture

Estimated time: 3 hours prep plus 7 hours in class

CPHR-Alberta: 10 pre-approved CPD hours
BCRSP: This event contains 10 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points. See the BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CPD point criteria.

PHS 103: Social connections and culture is a one-day interactive-workshop that provides facilitators of psychological health and safety with an introduction to why, what, and how employers can positively impact employees’ social connections and culture.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore tactics employers can consider to positively impact social connections.
  • Identify benefits and links between social connections and mental health in the workplace.
  • Review the direct relationship between perceived culture and psychological health and safety.
  • Learn tactics employers can use to influence and support psychologically safe culture.

Please note: Students must attend the full length of the course and participate in group discussions to receive credit.

Course Date

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

PHS 104 - Mental Health 101

Estimated time: 3 hours prep plus 7 hours in class

CPHR-Alberta: 10 pre-approved CPD hours
BCRSP: This event contains 10 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points. See the BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CPD point criteria.
Please note: Students must attend the full length of the course and participate in group discussions to receive credit.

PHS 104: Mental health 101 is a one-day interactive-workshop that provides facilitators of psychological health and safety with education and insights on mental health, mental illness, suicide prevention, impairment, and substance abuse as well as the role managers play when managing mental health challenges in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the link between stress and mental health concerns.
  • Discover insights and awareness of mental health.
  • Review mental illness and what workplaces can do to reduce mental harm.
  • Examine addictive behaviours and how to manage impairment or substance use in the workplace.
  • Explore how to facilitate duty to inquire and considerations for training managers.

Course Date

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

PHS 105 - Respectful Workplace Foundation

Estimated time: 3 hours prep plus 7 hours in class

CPHR-Alberta: 10 pre-approved CPD hours

BCRSP: This event contains 10 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points. See the BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CPD point criteria.

This program explores fundamental considerations for facilitating a psychologically safe workplace to help ensure the organization is in line with provincial and federal OHS legislation. A key factor to comply with this legislation is to engage leaders and employees in conversations to ensure they are aware of their legal responsibilities. It is helpful to look at these conversations not as just mandatory training and policies but as opportunities to shape a culture that supports a psychologically safe and healthy workplace that embraces inclusion and drives out fear.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore respectful workplace prevention protective factors.
  • Review bullying and harassment and what employers can do to remit.
  • Discuss sexual harassment, domestic violence, workplace violence, and what employers can do.
  • Examine conflict resolution considerations.
  • Review workplace investigation considerations.

Please note: Students must attend the full length of the course to receive credit.

Course Date

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

PHS 106 - Capstone

Pre-Qualification: Subscribe and complete the project (once all 5 courses are completed).

There will be a capstone project as the final step in the certification and the goal is to demonstrate competency and impact of PHS Health and Safety inside your workplace.

Join us for a half day overview and recap in this final step in the implementation journey.

Your capstone project will be assigned to you only once you complete the other courses.

Course Date

Wednesday, October 28, 2021

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