The Working Mind

Virtual and in-person training for employees (4 hours) and training specific for managers and leaders (6 hours). Training is specific for your workplace, Broadmind specializes in the: Security, Construction, Engineering, Education, Law, Government and Healthcare Industry.

Change the culture at your workplace

The Working Mind (TWM) is an evidence-based training program designed to transform attitudes and behaviors surrounding mental health. It aims to equip individuals with practical tools to combat stigma in professional settings, recognizing that promoting positive mental health isn't just about employee well-being; it's also a savvy business move. TWM stands out as an innovative program rooted in evidence, tailored to cultivate resilience among both employees and managers.

The detrimental effects of poor mental health in the workplace translate to a staggering $50 billion annual loss for Canadian businesses. By proactively addressing burnout and the costs of inaction, investing in TWM can pave the way for a healthier, more resilient work environment. It's an investment in the well-being and productivity of your workforce.

The Working Mind Curriculum Outline

The Working Mind (TWM) training equips employees and employers with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the nuances of mental health and recognize early signs of mental health challenges, both in themselves and in their colleagues. Some benefits of taking this training include:

  • Understanding Mental Health: Gain insight into the complexities of mental health and illness, identifying early indicators in both yourself and your colleagues.
  • Resilience Building: Tools and techniques for building resilience in the face of adversity, including mindset shifts, problem-solving skills, and seeking social support.
  • Leadership and Mental Health: Equipping managers with skills to support team mental health, including crisis response and suicide prevention techniques, fostering a workplace culture of well-being and effective support.
  • Credibility and Trust: Developed in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, The Working Mind programs are scientifically proven and evidence-based.
  • Improved Adaptability: The courses are flexible and can be delivered virtually or in-person, tailored to suit the specific needs and preferences of your organization.


Initiate the journey towards a more resilient organization by arming your team with the capabilities to promote mental health and well-being while addressing the specific hurdles of your industry.

Broadmind specializes in the: Construction, Engineering, Law, Education, Government and Healthcare Industry.

The Working Mind

Employee Course

The Working Mind Employee Course equips participants with actionable insights into mental health and mental illness to:

  • Comprehend mental health and mental illness;
  • Identify signs and signals in themselves and others;
  • Diminish stigma and negative perceptions towards individuals facing mental health challenges;
  • Provide support to coworkers experiencing mental health issues;
  • Sustain personal mental well-being and enhance resilience.
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The Working Mind

Manager Course

The Working Mind Manager Course delves into both the manager's personal mental well-being and coping strategies, as well as their responsibilities towards their direct reports in the workplace. Expanding upon The Working Mind for employees, the TWM manager course equips participants with the practical skills they need to:

  • Effectively communicate with employees regarding their mental health challenges;
  • Navigate mental health accommodations within the workplace and facilitate the successful return to work for employees on medical leave;
  • Enhance overall employee productivity;
  • Promote a workplace culture that respects and includes all employees, including those facing mental health issues;
  • Encourage employees to seek assistance for mental health concerns.
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Organized Education for In-Depth Comprehension

Adaptable Timing: Sessions can be completed in a single sitting or spread out over two weeks, accommodating various schedules.

Progressive Modules: Each module progresses from the last, providing a cohesive and gradual learning journey.

Tailored Tracks: Customized pathways for employees and managers address distinct requirements and responsibilities.


Module 1 (Mental Health and Stigma): Examine mental health principles and the impact of stigma.

Module 2 (The Mental Health Continuum): Utilize a unique tool for tracking mental health and encouraging transparent conversations.

Module 3 (Stress & Resilience): Explore techniques for managing stress and building resilience.

Module 4 (Supporting Your Team): Concentrate on approaches for managers to bolster the mental wellness of their team.

*Module 4 is for Managers Only*


*Amount of participants required per session*

Online Sessions: 8 to 15 participants.
Face-to-Face Sessions: 8 to 25 participants.

Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of the Working Mind training program, you will receive an official certificate from Opening Minds.

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