• Oct
    MENTAL HEALTH in the WORKPLACE (Free Employer Webinar)
    Virtual Presentation hosted by Community Engagement & Education, Canadian Mental Health Association
    October 22, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Participants will learn the difference between mental health and mental illness; how to better recognize the signs of mental distress in an employee as well as simple verbal de-escalation and communication techniques. Develop strategies to address a staff member that may be distraught, agitated or aggressive. Simple tips on redirecting to appropriate resources will be explored. The webinar will touch on mental health accommodation as well as successful approaches for staff returning to work during COVID-19. Lastly, a simple review of available community supports and referral strategies will be shared. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mental-health-in-the-workplace-tickets-120247807429 **SPEAKER INFORMATION** --> Jack Veitch is the Manager of Community Engagement and Education with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge Branch. Working in a variety of roles within the CMHA, Jack currently teaches a number of certificate courses including safeTALK, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Mental Health Works, Mental Health First Aid, Living Life to the Full and is a Certified Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Advisor. Jack was a part of the team that helped to create the Ontario Hockey League/ CMHA Ontario Talk Today program and now works as the Peterborough Petes Mental Health Coach.
  • Nov
    Virtual Presentation by Sarah Delicate, BBMD Consulting
    November 26, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    In a perpetual loop of hiring new people? Finding and keeping good employees requires planning and thinking way beyond salaries and benefits. In this one-hour webinar, Sarah Delicate shares some of the ‘must-do’ strategies for recruiting and retaining the best. **REGISTER HERE**: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/recruiting-and-retaining-the-best-tickets-120243877675 **SPEAKER INFORMATION** --> Sarah Delicate is a senior partner of BBMD Consulting, specializing in results-based management. Sarah has worked with 100’s of organizations, governments and educational institutions to achieve meaningful labour market outcomes. Sarah understands the challenges of human resource management in 2020, the difficulty of finding the talent necessary to retain your competitive edge and the proven strategies to retain them!
  • Jan
    Virtual Presentation by Colleen Carruthers, TR Group Inc.
    January 21, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am
    In our one hour together, we will tackle the challenges of Succession Planning in today’s highly competitive and tight talent marketplace. Specifically, we will: Differentiate between Succession Planning and Business Continuity, Ensure bench strength readiness for vital positions, and Explore the steps of Succession Planning. **REGISTER HERE**: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/succession-planning-tickets-120249297887 **SPEAKER INFORMATION**--> Colleen Carruthers is an experienced group facilitator and business coach. Colleen has an extensive business background assisting private and public sector clients in areas including manufacturing, retail information technology, publishing and non-profits. She is a partner in the TR Group Inc., a professional services firm specializing in the people side of business including HR Audits, Performance Management Systems, Recruitment and Succession Planning.