National Day of Conversation on sexualized violence in the nonprofit and charitable sector

While for many people, awareness of the #MeToo movement came after the exposure of Harvey Weinstein in the fall of 2017, the hashtag was actually used as far back as 2006, coined by Black community organizer and activist Tarana Burke...

Burnout: How nonprofit leaders can better support their staff

Google burnout and you’ll find 110 million links. Self-care turns up even more - over three billion results. But, as every manager knows, an employee’s burnout isn’t only a self-care problem – it’s an organizational problem. The Mental Health Commission...

Psychological health and safety as a day-to-day practice

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the author for a free webinar on September 26. Click here for details and to register. Regardless of their role in an organization, everyone has a story about a workplace...

Getting up to Standard: Psychological health and safety in the nonprofit workplace

Want to learn more on this subject? We've partnered with the CMHA for a free webinar on February 14! Everyone who registers gets access to the full recording, regardless of attendance. Register here. “Sick” workplaces – a thing of the...

Steps to create a psychologically safe workplace

The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell have created the Employee Recommended Workplace Award to honour companies that put the health and well-being of their employees first. Read about the 2018 winners of the award at tgam.ca/workplaceaward. Register now for...

Five things you need to know about harassment investigations

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the authors for a free webinar on September 6. Click here for more details and to register. When HR professional Morgan Endral transitioned into a senior role in her nonprofit...

Stop swimming in the shallow end of self care

Want to learn more on this topic? We partnered with the author for a free webinar. Click here to watch the recording. When we think about self care, we focus far too often on things like having massages, going to yoga,...

New “Tort of Harassment” allows employees to sue for damages

Want to learn more on this subject? We partnered with the author to present a free webinar - click here to watch the recording. Employers in Ontario are at greater risk of litigation from employees who have been harassed in...

Difficult Clients: Dealing with responsive behaviours

Want to learn more about how you can develop a workplace Responsive Behaviour Prevention Program? We partnered with the author for a free webinar - watch the recording here. What is “real” violence? Extreme violence includes homicides and firearm injuries...

When passion for work goes too far: How to avoid burnout

Every day we want to do the best we can for the people we serve. We jump in and help our coworkers. We step up and take on responsibilities just because things need to get done. We work long hours...