Hamilton: Developing Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace

Date and Time

Starts:10/20/2021 12:00 PM

Ends:10/20/2021 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:10/19/2021 5:00 PM

Event Type: Webinar

1.5 Hour(s)



Members: Free or $5 Donation
Non-members: $30


Additional Information

Registration Closes: October 21, 2021 at 5:00PM

Event Sponsor

This one hour session will outline the key components of Psychological Health and safety in the workplace. It will focus on the strategies to implement the tools that will assist post crisis. Every organization has been asked to respond to this pandemic... supporting employees, improving management strategies for virtual work and pivoting to create human and product adjustments. This program will focus on the psychological health and safety of your organization and how it may change as a result of the pandemic. The instructor will provide real life stories of how to create a healthy and well organization through crisis and change. The focus will be on full organizational tools and tips to ensure the wellness of your team in return to the workplace.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the psychological health and safety in the workplace standards
  • Understand how crisis has impacted the psychological wellbeing of employees and managers
  • Learn tools and strategies to audit the psychological health of the organization • Discuss ways to improve psychological health and safety post pandemic - dealing with virtual work, transition and change and innovating in these changing times


Learning & Giving Back!  As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!

Speaker bio(s)
Nancy Gowan, President

Nancy Gowan is an Occupational Therapist and Certified Disability Management Professional working in Stay at Work/Return to Work. As President of Gowan Consulting she has assisted employers with the development of disability management strategies. She has presented at forums on accommodation and disability management. She is also involved with and chairs various committees addressing work-health issues.

Among her many publications, dating back to 1990, Nancy coauthored “Ergonomics in Disability Management” in Ergonomics for Therapists, 3rd edition, 2007. She has written “A Human Resource Managers Guide to Managing Disability in the Workplace” with Carswell, Thomson Reuter’s publications in 2010. The second edition of “Human Resource Guide to Managing Disability in the Workplace” with Carswell was published in 2016. Nancy provides training and support for employees in distress and is passionate about reducing the stigma around disability and particularly mental illness in the workplace.