PDC 2018 - Day 2 Lunch Keynote: Donna Bowyer - Mental Health in the WorkPlace

Topic: Mental Health in the WorkPlace

Have you ever said to yourself, “I’m a Project Manager not a mental health/illness counsellor.  I shouldn’t have to deal with this.” Well guess what, it is a part of being a Project Manager.  If you don’t take care of it, you know it will impact your projects success.  So what can you do?  We will discuss how mental health issues impacts the workplace and why it is you that needs to be prepared.

 

Donna Bowyer Bio:

Donna is currently the Provincial Director for the Friends for Life project under the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA, Sk Division) and also oversees the CMHA, Moose Jaw Branch.  Donna has been with CMHA for over 25 years.  She has worked with people with long term mental illness in the area of social and vocational rehabilitation and now is primarily an educator but still oversees Peer Support.  Donna is a certified trainer in many areas of prevention, recovery, suicide prevention,  and first aid for mental health problems.  Donna is also on a number of Provincial and National Committees.

Donna Lives in Moose Jaw with her husband and is a part of the clubhouse sandwich generation with boomerang children.

 

Talent Triangle: tbd