The Three Pillars of Workplace Mental Health

According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, mental health issues are thought to affect one in five Canadians each year. Organizations are increasingly aware of the need to deal with mental issues in the workplace and in this presentation I discuss the “three pillars” of workplace mental health programming – Prevention, Intervention and Accommodation.

Dr. E. Kevin Kelloway is the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. A native of New Waterford, NS, Dr. Kelloway is a prolific researcher having published over 150 articles, book chapters, and technical reports in addition to 14 authored/edited books. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Canadian Psychological Association, the International Association of Applied Psychology and the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology. In 2015 he receive the Distinguished Contribution to IO psychology award from CSIOP and in 2016 he was named the Distinguished Psychologist in Management by the Society of Psychologists in Management. He serves on the editorial boards of several journals and is Associate Editor for the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Work & Stress and the Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance. As a consultant, Dr. Kelloway maintains an active practice consulting to private and public sector organizations on issues related to leadership, healthy workplaces, occupational health and safety and the management and measurement of employee attitudes/performance.

Join us in SB100 on June 24 from 12-1pm !