Professional Development Workshop for Occasional Teachers
Presented by OSSTF/FEESO
Date: Friday, February 3, 2017
Location: OSSTF, 1877 Merrittville Hwy., Fonthill
Cost: Free to OTs
9:30 am Session: MENTAL HEALTH - LET'S ACT
This workshop will provide members with an opportunity to better understand the importance of mental health, the impact of mental illness, and offer strategies about how we can respond to the reality of mental health in education today. Relevant resources will also be provided to workshop participants.
1:00 pm Session: 3Rs OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESOURCES
This workshop will provide an understanding of workers' rights to safety, employer and employee responsibilities, and the necessary resources - such as the development of safety plans as required by government policy - to protect workers in educational settings. DSBN specific forms/resources will be looked at during this workshop.