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Healthy Workforce Workshops

Workforce training solutions that enhance your employees' and people leaders' knowledge and skill sets, all the while increasing your organization's bottom line.

Our Training Workshops Improve Retention, Engagement & Productivity

Avail's Healthy Workforce workshops improve retention, engagement, and the productivity of your workforce. We equip employees and people leaders' with the knowledge and skills to recognize mental health and well-being issues early and take action to reach their full potential. We are passionate about our mission and ensure that each participant leaves our workshops committed to changing their work and personal lives for the better.

Leadership Workshops

Workshops For Your Organization Leaders & People Managers

Leadership workshops equip leaders with the knowledge and skills to identify workplace mental health and well-being issues and support employee success when mental health is a factor (e.g. accommodation, return-to-work).

Employee Workshops

Courses That Build Resilient Employees

Employee workshops equip employees with essential knowledge about mental health and well-being and strategies to achieve balanced, healthy, and resilient living. Additionally, employees learn to identify signs of mental illness and how to support others to get help. Leaders, supervisors and anyone person responsible for the welfare of employees will benefit from these courses as well.

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Workshop Format

Each workshop combines instructor-led educational sessions, experiential practice, small group discussion, printed support materials, and a personalized action plan.

Our standard workshop sessions are full-day duration and can be customized depending on your requirements. Any number of participants can partake, depending on the level of interactivity and personal attention desired.

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Topics and Workshop Presenters

Topics are carefully selected based on trending workplace health and well-being trends and dialogue with our customers to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your challenges and goals. Each workshop is authored and delivered by our in-house subject matter experts using evidence-based research and best practice guidelines.

Workshops For Leaders and People Managers

Workshop 1

Mental Health 101

This Training Experience Will Explore:
  • The Mental Health Continuum model;
  • Factors that positively or negatively impact mental health;
  • Common mental health challenges and how to recognize their signs;
  • Barriers that prevent seeking help (e.g. stigma);
  • Practical strategies to improve mental health and well-being;
  • Types of support available and how to choose the most helpful solution.
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Workshop 2

How To Be A Psychologically Safe Leader

The goal of this workshop is to increase knowledge, comfort and ability in recognizing and managing issues related to mental health in the workplace.

This Training Experience Will Explore:
  • Your mental health and well-being culture;
  • Positive mental health and well-being practices in your workplace;
  • Ways to recognize and respond supportively to employees with a suspected mental health and/or well-being issues;
  • How to create a positive and supportive work environment to facilitate successful return to work for employees with mental health and well-being issues; and
  • Managing your own emotional reactions, building resilience.
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Workshops For Your Employees

Workshop 1

Mental Health 101

This workshop introduces participants to the skills and knowledge to help them better understand what good mental health and well-being is, common signs and symptoms of mental illness, ways to maintain or improve mental health and well-being, and the types of support that are available.

This Training Experience Will Explore:
  • The Mental Health Continuum model;
  • Factors that positively or negatively impact mental health;
  • Common mental health issues, their causes, and their treatment;
  • Practical strategies to improve mental health and well-being;
  • Barriers that prevent seeking help (e.g. stigma);
  • Types of support available and how to choose the option that is best for you.
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Workshop 2

Living with Vitality and Resilience

Whether your goal is to improve your sleep, get in the best shape of your life, manage your weight, or learn how to make good nutritional choices and healthy meals, this workshop provides strategies to achieve your healthiest and most resilient self.

This Training Experience Will Explore:
  • Sleep.
  • Activity/exercise.
  • Managing moods (depression, anger).
  • Managing worry (anxiety, stress).
  • Weight management.
  • Nutrition.
  • Parenting and Family Issues.
  • Healthy relationships.
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Workshop 3

Taking Control of Stress

Is there more to stress management than learning to relax? This course teaches key stress management skills, based on our best-in-class seven factor stress management model "COMFORT" including managing thinking, increasing positive experiences, getting active, realistic optimism, and stress "reframing."

This Training Experience Will Explore:
  • What stress is.
  • Signs and symptoms of unhealthy stress.
  • Our best-in-class seven factor stress management strategy (COMFORT).
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What Our Partners Have To Say.

I want to convey my appreciation to you for the many ways in which you have been so responsive to us and our needs as we live the 'birthing' of many aspects of our corporate resilience initiative. This is the most ambitious, complex, and comprehensively systemic effort I have tackled. Your consistent follow-through, patience, and occasional 'calm down' are most appreciated. I want you to also know how much I respect the quality and relevance of the resource development you are doing. Your work standards out for its clarity, integrity of content, tone / spirit, and recognition of audience differences... I can appreciate what it takes to do what you do...which is significant.
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Former Director
50,000 Employee Organization
Very talented, experienced speaker. I thoroughly enjoyed and obtained valuable information. I would strongly recommend [they] be invited back in the future [for] workshops.
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Course Feedback
Pension Benefits Plan Conference
Exceptional assistance provided to the [team]...our implementation and change management teams look forward to continuing ... to develop practical online strategies and tools that will help us condition our stakeholders for the changes.
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Vice President
50,000 Employee Organization
Excellent for a 3-hour course. Professionally presented and not intimidating for any person no matter what perspective they come from.
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25,000 Employee Organization
I personally thank you for partnering with us on our [social media] initiatives and appreciate your time and thought on delivering our key messages.
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100,000 Employee Organization
What was most useful working with us? Your energy and enthusiasm. It's contagious!
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Vice President
25,000 Employee Organization
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