Grand Valley: Building Your Toolbox - Mental Health in the Workplace

Date and Time

Starts:01/11/2022 8:00 AM

Ends:01/11/2022 9:00 AM

Registration Closes:01/10/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar

1.0 CPD Hour(s)



HRPA Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation | Non-Members: $30


Additional Information

Event Sponsor

Participants in this session with speaker Katrina Burch will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms that someone may be struggling within their workplace.  We will explore resources available to support our workplaces in a providing a psychologically safe environment. Participants will learn skills to support those on a leave and their return to work. This will help HR professionals to build skills related to supporting mental health and wellness within their employee group.

The recording for this event is NOT being shared post-event therefore you will need to attend this virtual event live at the date and time indicated above.


8:00 AM - Welcome and Introductions

8:05 AM - Speaker Presentation | Q&A

9:00 AM - Event Concludes

Registration Closes: January 10, 2022 at 8:00 AM.

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Bobbi-Lyn Smith at

Learning Objectives:

1. Recognize signs and symptoms that someone is struggling
2. Supporting someone on leave and their return to work
3. Stress management

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)
Katrina Burch

For over 20 years, Katrina Burch has worked in Mental Health and Developmental services. In her current position as Team Lead for Mental Health Promotion and Education with the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington she leads a team of professionals who deliver workshops and trainings related to mental health and wellness, suicide prevention, as well as the Volunteer and Student Engagement programs. Katrina is a CMHA Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor and has a vast knowledge of how to assess, plan and support implementation and evaluation of workplace wellness programs as it relates to 13 psychosocial factors. She is also a trainer in Mental Health Works, a national CMHA program for managers and supervisors that covers topics such as, understanding mental health, Stress and Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and more. As a mother of a four-year old and a stepmother to a teenager, she knows firsthand the necessity of a supportive work environment to encourage success both at home and at work. This has driven her passion for leading the Workplace Wellness Program for local employers as well as the internal committee for culture at CMHA.