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Building a High Performing, Resilient Workforce in the Face of Change
March 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm$50 – $75
Mental health and its impact on performance and results is perhaps one of the fastest growing cost concerns for employers and the adage, “change is the constant” is more relevant today than ever before. To successfully navigate today’s pace of change organizations need to better understand the impact of change on employee’s mental, physical, life, and work health and the critical connection between an individual’s coping skills and resiliency with their performance in the workplace.
In this half-day workshop, Dr. Howatt will engage delegates with a dynamic examination of the following:
- Provide a primer on workforce health with emphasis on mental health, stress, coping skills and resiliency;
- Explore the factors impacting workforce health including change, generational differences & the respectful workplace;
- Share his views on the relationship between engagement and productivity; and
- Provide practical resources for impacting workforce health, engagement and productivity.
Dr. Bill Howatt
Dr. Bill Howatt (Ph.D., Ed. D.) is a behavioral scientist, known as one of Canada’s top experts in mental health issues in the workplace. As a highly respected columnist for the Globe and Mail, author, clinician, consultant and speaker, he effortlessly engages and inspires both individuals and groups. Dr. Howatt is a master at translating cutting-edge academic research into practical, tactical strategies that employees and managers can integrate into their daily professional and personal lives. His passion is helping people to ensure their workplaces are healthier, happier and more productive. As Chief of Research and Development, Workforce Productivity at Morneau Shepell, as well the creator of the Total Health Index (THI), Dr. Howatt offers more than 30 years of experience in the field of mental health, addiction and HR consulting. He is a highly sought-after international speaker whose career has taken him across Canada and the United States including 12 years working on Wall Street in New York City supporting large financial firms. He has been a frequent and popular speaker at Conference Board of Canada events from coast to coast.
WHEN: 8:00 am Breakfast, Networking & Registration
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Presentation
March 6, 2018
WHERE: Easter Seals Newfoundland & Labrador
206 Mount Scio Road, St. John’s, NL
COST: Registered Members – $50
Non-Members – $75
Students – $50
Registration closes on March 1, 2018. This event is worth 3 CPD hours.
Please email [email protected] if you have specific dietary restrictions or allergies.
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