8th Indigenous Human Resources Professional Development Workshop: Mental Health and the Workplace - Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellness offered on September 25 – 27, 2018 Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Topics include:

  • The Role, Responsibility and Tools of Today’s HR Manager
  • Best Practice for Recruiting and Interviewing 
  • Developing and Getting Buy-In for Your Human Resources Policy
  • HR as a Stratgic Partner in Capacity Building
  • Workplace Strategies for Mental Health
  • Accommodation of Returning Employees: Psychologicals Factor
  • Managing Bullying, Harassment and Lateral Violence in the Workplace
  • Managing Stress and Promoting a Healthy Workplace
  • What You Call a ‘Mental Illness’ I call a Superpower
  • Tapping into Your Team’s Superpowers
  • Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

Keynote Speakers

  • Angie Sarsons, Speaker/Band Manager, Wei Wai Kum First Nation (Campbell River Indian Band)
  • Lorraine Mischuk, CEO and Managing Clinician, Maximizing Human Capabilities, Winnipeg, MB
  • Delores Daniels, Manager, Human Resources, Manitoba First Nations Education Resources Centre Inc., Winnipeg, MB
  • Sharon Blady, PhD., Founder/Director, Speak Up: Mental Health Advocates (formerly Manitoba Minister of Health), Winnipeg, MB
  • Leah Schatz, QC – Partner, MLT Aikins, Saskatoon SK (in the SK program)
  • David Brown, LLB, Kent Employment Law, Kelowna, BC (in the BC program)
  • Peter Mueller, Associate, Taylor McCaffrey LLP, Winnipeg, MB (in the MB program)

To register, download the registration form here.

For more information, visit the Aboriginal Training and Consulting Services website.

Time & Place

Date and Time

September 25, 2018
8:00am to September 27, 2018


Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park
1405 Matthews Ave