First CERIC-OACM webinar series tackles how to on support clients with psychological health issues

CERIC is partnering with the Ontario Association of Career Management (OACM) for the first time to offer a three-part series – Effectively Managing Psychological Health Issues as a Career Coach with Dr Joti Samra starting February 20, 2018.

Today, individuals are increasingly being exposed to a number of psychosocial hazards in the workplace. In turn, career professionals are faced with more and more clients with mental health issues of some kind. It is important that the career professional of today have the necessary skills and tools to help clients navigate the career and job search process amid these psychosocial stresses, while also helping clients to succeed in their chosen career paths.

In this series, Dr Samra will provide participants with effective evidence-based strategies to better manage working with clients who have a range of presenting psychological health issues:

  • Webinar #1: Psychological Health 101 Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
  • Webinar #2: Self-Assessment with Useful Tools Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
  • Webinar #3: Incorporating a Values-Based Approach to Coaching Tuesday, April 17, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET

Dr Samra is a national thought leader on issues relating to mental health. She is Program Lead for the online Centre for Psychological Health Sciences at the University of Fredericton. She is an innovator in the area of psychological health and safety in the workplace, and has been the lead on a number of pivotal national workplace projects that have contributed to policy change in Canada. She also has a thriving clinical and consulting practice in Vancouver, BC.

The cost for the full series is $159. A discount is available for OACM members.

CERIC partners with associations and organizations across Canada and beyond to present webinars that offer timely, convenient and affordable professional development. Previously, CERIC has worked with the New Brunswick Career Development Association, BC Career Development Association, Canadian Association of Career Educators & Employers, Career Development Association of Alberta and Nova Scotia Career Development Association.