Psychological Health and Safety

    EX 1111 is offered this spring and fall:

Psychological health and safety (PH&S) is becoming an integral part of Canadian workplaces as employers begin to recognize its financial, legal, and social benefits. This seminar will provide an understanding of the conceptual framework, the business case, resources, strategic approaches and practical tools available. Managers, HR, and OHS professionals will learn to assess, design and implement effective PH&S strategies. Topics may include psychosocial factors, stress, mental illness, harassment, and bullying in the workplace.

Offered:

Overall Schedule
Jun 2 — pre-class information opens

Students in this course section may have pre-class readings or assessments to complete.

Lecture/Class Schedule
Jun 8Jun 10
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Thursdays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Fridays

8:30 am – 5:00 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Jun 26 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Your Instructor

Susan SawatzkyID: susan-sawatzky

Susan Sawatzky is an independent consultant specializing in fatigue risk management, stress management, and psychological health and safety in the workplace. She is the South Region Manager with the Alberta Construction Safety Association. An international keynote speaker, Susan has presented for a variety of organizations with notable clients including NASA, the American Society of Safety Professionals, and the Global Conference on Fatigue Management. Her industry experience includes assisting in the advancement of NASA’s Fatigue Management Program and creating fatigue policy and guidelines with the Canadian oil and gas industry.

Class info
Overall Schedule
Sep 15 — pre-class information opens

Students in this course section may have pre-class readings or assessments to complete.

Lecture/Class Schedule
Sep 21Sep 23
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Thursdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Fridays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Oct 2 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Blend­ed learn­ing (in-per­son + online), campus

Learning combines in-person and online activities. Students meet face-to-face on pre-scheduled in-person classes, but also engage in online learning through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.for­mat details

Be sure to refer to your course schedule to learn more about when the class meets in person and when you’ll be completing work online.

Classes take place at U of A campus, Edmonton.

Class info
Overall Schedule
Oct 27 — pre-class information opens

Students in this course section may have pre-class readings or assessments to complete.

Lecture/Class Schedule
Nov 2Nov 4
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Thursdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Fridays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Nov 20 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this spring and fall: