COVID-19 Conversations: Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times - Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series

Publication Type: 
Webinar Presentations
Topic: 
General Safety
Mental Health
Language: 
English

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On October 28, 2020, Workplace Safety North hosted a webinar, “COVID-19 Conversations: Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times,” as part of the free monthly Feed Your Brain lunch and learn webinar series to discuss the most pressing issues we are all facing.
 
In this webinar you learn from Michelle Munro, M.B.A., owner and Head Coach of Round Two Fitness, and professor at Laurentian University, who shares her personal journey from grief and depression, to resiliency and triumph, and discuss how you can build your resiliency by improving how you adapt to challenges and adversity.
 
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YouTube video: COVID-19 Conversations: Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMoK6kLTDbM&t=47s

Topics discussed:

  • Healthy coping strategies for anxiety and grief
  • Why we need to be kind to ourselves
  • Importance of self-care through nutrition and exercise
  • How to build resilience, pivot and bounce back
The webinar is hosted by Angele Poitras, WSN Community Engagement Specialist and Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor.
 
About WSN Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series: Once a month from May to October, the ‘COVID-19 Conversations’ series features a webinar on issues related to the current global pandemic, including; leadership and workplace culture, mental health and wellbeing, and back-to-work planning.

Resources  

General:
COVID-19 Resources for Businesses – Workplace Safety North 
COVID-19 Support for People – Government of Ontario
COVID-19 Public Resources – Public Health Ontario  
Workplace Safety North resumes training and consulting services – Workplace Safety North   
Right to refuse or stop work where health and safety in danger – Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) 
Ontario employer legal responsibilities under Ontario law, employers have the duty to keep workers and workplaces safe – Ontario MLTSD 
 
Mental health and wellness:  
Return to the Workplace: A Psychological Toolkit for Heading Back to Work – Canadian Mental Health Association
Workplace Mental Health Resources – Workplace Safety North  
COVID-19 and Mental Health @ Work – Government of Canada   
COVID-19 Resources – Mental Health Commission of Canada   
COVID-19 Resources for Children and Youth – Mental Health Commission of Canada
COVID-19 Resources for Youth, Students and Young Adults – Government of Canada
Wellness Together e-mental health supports and access to virtual counselling services to everyone in Canada – Government of Canada