Workplace Diversity and Mental Health
Introductory | Mental Health Literacy
| 57 Minutes
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About the Course
Although many people feel like they understand the concept of diversity, it is a very nuanced topic. This course on Workplace Diversity and Mental Health is tailored to provide a detailed description of l the different types of diversity, how negative reactions to diversity at work affect many people’s mental health, and how to promote inclusion in the workplace instead. After finishing this course, you will be able to describe both diversity and intersectionality, as well as ways in which inequality and discrimination manifest in the workplace. This course is based on current research and utilizes online learning techniques to provide valuable information on diversity and its relationship with mental health. Completing the Workplace Diversity and Mental Health course will take approximately 60-80 minutes of continuous learning time.
NOTE: We recommend completing Workplace Mental Health Competency 1 before taking any other Workplace Mental Health Ally Series courses.
Estimated Course Length: 57 Mins.
Course Includes: 10 sections with components in each section (components consist of a mixed media approach with lived experience testimonials, animation explainer videos, and a knowledge game)
Companion Videos: 6 companion videos created for enhanced learning on key course topics in Diversity and Mental Health; over 120 mental health literacy videos on a host of mental health topics
Downloadable PDFs: 7 downloadable PDFs expanding on relevant course topics
Target Audience: Human resources professionals and people managers
Level of Instruction: Introductory
Instructional Method: Self-paced, interactive, hybrid of audio, text, video, and learning checks
Accessibility Accommodations: Color contrast; transcripts of video components; closed captioning of audio and video components.
After completing this course, you will be able to describe and employ the following:
Describe different types of diversity, intersectionality, and ways in which inequality and discrimination manifest. ,
Critically appraise the relationship between diversity and mental health.
List 3 or more ways to promote inclusion and equity.