Managing Psycho-Social Safety in the Workplace

March 28 & April 3, 2024, I 10:00 am – 2:30 pm EST | Online

Training Overview

Uplifting employee well-being, mental health and resilience

While the concept of psychological health isn’t new, it hasn’t been comprehensively addressed in workplace injury legislation until now. This is despite the fact that, over the past decade, there has been an increase in psychological health issues, and a decrease in the rate of physical injuries, in the workplace.

There is also growing evidence to support something that we all know – better mental health leads to thriving employees, decrease absenteeism, improves engagement and job satisfaction, reduces turnover and increases the attraction of top talent.

While most organizations are bought into the idea of psycho-social safety. The practicality of it leaves most leaders flummoxed – from defining what a safe workplace looks like and the role of the employer in facilitating that.

Public Sector Network’s Managing Psycho-Social Safety in the Workplace has been developed to equip HR leaders with insights to identify the risks and opportunities for growth. Further, it will empower participants with insights into neuro-biology and its implications on behavior and well-being. And finally, they will learn about practices, accommodations, and practices to uplift well-being and resilience at work.

Through a mix of presentations, discussions, and activities attendees will gain ready-to-apply insights to boost psycho-social safety at work, uplift productivity, improve engagement, and create a workplace in which employees can thrive.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for directors, managers, heads, advisors, business partners, specialists and officers, in charge of transforming all three levels of government including:

Human Resources, People and Culture, and Wellbeing

Mental Health, Occupational Health and Safety

Workforce Planning and Employee Experience

Learning Outcomes

Understand the principles of psychological health and safety

Identify and assess psychological health and safety risks in your workplace 

Gain an overview of regulations and their implications for you 

Build insights on neuro-biology and its links to behaviours

Meet Your Facilitator

Dr. Bill Brantley

President and Chief Learning Officer
Brantley Advanced Social Science
Applications (BAS2A)

Dr. Bill Brantley, President and Chief Learning Officer of Brantley Advanced Social Science Applications (BAS2A), is a recognized leader in training and development. With accolades like the 2019 Emerging Training Leader by Training Magazine, he’s spearheaded key programs at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Certified in IPMA-HR SCP, Talent Development, ROI, data science, and Training Management, Dr. Brantley is a seasoned facilitator of Psycho-Social Safety workshops, focusing on psychological safety, resilience, and emotional intelligence. His diverse certifications, including EQ-i2, Big Five Personality Model, DiSC, and various coaching certificates, showcase his commitment to delivering impactful programs. Dr. Brantley’s expertise extends to leadership, psychology, and professional development, making him a sought-after authority in the field.

Key Sessions

Day 1: Modules 1 to 2Day 2: Modules 3 to 4

Understanding Psycho-Social Hazards at Work

  • Managing psychosocial hazards at work – Code of Practice
    • Recognizing and identifying psycho-social hazards in the workplace
    • Assessing and understanding the impact on employee well-being and workplace culture
    • Discussing prevention and control measures
  • Risks to your organization
    • Risks to the employee from burnout, depression and anxiety and other mental health issues
    • Risks to the organizations: Absenteeism, high turnover and impact on culture
    • Legal and financial implications

Creating a Good Mental Fitness Environment

How can we create a good mental fitness environment

  • The importance of open communication and support
  • Encouraging and enabling work-life balance and self-care
  • Fostering a positive and inclusive culture

EDSO – How neurobiology plays a significant part in leadership

  • Recognizing and identifying psycho-social hazards in the workplace
  • Improving emotional intelligence and empathy
  • Unpacking cognitive flexibility and decision-making


Early Bird 2

$795 USD

per person + GST

promo ends on February 16

Final Price

$995 USD

per person + GST

Limited slots

Customised in-house options available for teams

Interested in any of our online trainings?

You can also choose to have them delivered in house. We will work closely with our inspiring session facilitators to tailor the content around the key development areas your team are prioritising, shape the learning outcomes around your core departmental challenges and make the most of your L&D and upskilling budget.

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