Pre-Con: Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace for Midwives

May 6, 2019

Presenters: Lawrence D. Blake, M.Phil, PhD(c)


8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
8500 Warden Ave. 
Markham, ON L6G 1A5


Event Type: In Person

This in-person workshop will provide a high-level overview of psychological health and safety in the workplace and focus in on traumatic stress and compassion fatigue for midwives. The workshop will introduce the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, as well as accommodation and return to work involving mental health. We will also discuss ways to build and support healthy practice culture and resilient workplaces where midwives can talk openly about compassion fatigue and secondary traumatic stress.