Dr. Rakesh Jetly to speak at learning event hosted by WorkSafe Saskatchewan

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Mental health expert and University of Fredericton subject matter expert Dr. Rakesh Jetly will deliver a session on his internationally recognized mental health training at the WorkSafe Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace event in Saskatoon.

The talk, titled The Canadian Armed Forces’ Road to Mental Resiliency, will take place during the one-day learning event hosted by WorkSafe Saskatchewan at TCU Place in Saskatoon on Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Senior leaders, managers, and HR professionals are encouraged to attend the free event, though pre-registration is required by Nov. 28. Lunch will be provided.

Dr. Jetly is Head of the Centre of Excellence in Mental Health, NATO’s first research chair in military mental health, and an international speaker on post-traumatic stress disorder and operational psychiatry. He jointly developed the University of Fredericton’s program Enhancing Workplace Resiliency for the Centre for Psychological Health Sciences, and is Directorate of Mental Health and an associate professor of psychiatry at Dalhousie University and the University of Ottawa.

Other speakers include Mary Deacon, Chair of the Bell Let’s Talk mental health initiative, and John O’Connor, a CMHA Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor for the National Standard CAN/CSA-Z-1003.

Ms. Deacon will present on Making an Impact on the Mental Health of Canadians, while Mr. O’Connor’s talk will focus on the business case for addressing psychological health and safety in the workplace.

Register for this free event here.

WorkSafe Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
Presented by WorkSafe Saskatchewan
Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
TCU Place
Saskatoon, Sask.
35 22nd St. E.