Face to face: Understanding Mental illness

About The Workshop

3 hours
800 per workshop
Two people talking

This workshop is aimed at providing participants with a better understanding of mental health and the factors that can impact it. This session focuses on helping participants spot and challenge assumptions they may have about mental illness. Topics such as distress and psychosis, and provided skill-building exercises to help attendees learn how to support someone who is experiencing mental health challenges. Overall, the goal of the workshop it to promote a greater understanding and empathy for those dealing with mental illness in their workplace.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Understand the various factors that impact mental health
  • Develop the ability to identify and recognize assumptions
  • Assess for people in distress or experiencing psychosis
  • Effectively support someone experiencing a mental health challenge

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are workshops in-person, a hybrid or both?

Our workshops are offered virtually and can be brought to your location via facilitators with a COVID sensitive approach to ensure the safety of everyone involved within the workshop.

What is the cancellation policy for workshops?

CMHA Toronto reserves the right to cancel or postpone workshops due to the following: under-enrollment, instructor illness, inclement weather, and or due to public health recommendations related to a public health concern that limits our ability to safely deliver our workshops and / or programs.

If a workshop is cancelled, an alternative date will be discussed or clients will receive a full refund. Refunds will only be provided in the event a workshop had been cancelled by CMHA Toronto.

If plans change after you have registered, the following may be done:

  • The workshop can be transferred to another date only upon provision of a notification email to workshops@cmhato.org, 10+ business days prior to the start of training registered by your company. A $20 dollar admission fee will be applied and is payable at the time of the transfer request.
  • We do not consider requests to transfer less than ten business days prior to a workshop date
  • If you fail to attend your scheduled workshops without notifying us, your fee will be forfeited

If my organization is outside of the greater Toronto area, can I still apply for a workshop?

We encourage workshops to be run by the CMHA location within the vicinity of your organization, however if your local CMHA does not offer a particular workshop that you are looking for, such workshops can be provided virtually through CMHA Toronto.

How many participants can attend each workshop?

Virtual workshops are usually capped at 100 people within an online meeting setting.

The number of participants involved within each workshop allows for varying workshop environment and delivery.

  • Workshops with a large number of participants take an informative approach, where individuals are provided with the information from the workshop.
  • In contrast, workshops with less participants take on a participatory approach, where participants can be more engaged with the facilitator and activities throughout the workshop.

What if I have more questions?

Please email workshops@cmhato.org or call 416-789-7957 ext. 3035

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700 Lawrence Ave W,
Suite #480 Toronto,
ON M6A 3B4

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1200 Markham Rd,
Suite #500 Scarborough,
ON M1H 3C3

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