Online Tutorial for Supervisors
Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace
Understanding U is pleased to present “Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace.” This online tutorial has been developed for all U-M supervisors, managers, service chiefs, chairs, and other leaders to help them work in a constructive and informed manner with staff and faculty who may be experiencing mental health problems or substance misuse.
In this tutorial, you will learn:
- Key facts about mental health problems most frequently encountered in the workplace—anxiety, depression, Attention Deficit Disorder, and substance misuse
- How mental health problems are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act
- How and when to engage constructively with staff and faculty who are experiencing problems functioning in the work place
- When to access University resources to help you work effectively with staff and faculty encountering possible mental health problems
- How to recognize workplace behavior or performance problems that might be related to mental health problems
- When to call on appropriate University resources to assist in managing difficult situations regarding employee behavior and work performance
- How best to intervene in problem situations
- How to refer staff and faculty who might have a mental health problem to appropriate University resources
- How to protect staff and faculty confidentiality
- How to continue to supervise staff and faculty who have been referred for assistance
When you have completed the tutorial, you can take a quiz based on two video case studies. After successfully completing the quiz, you can print proof of completion for your records.
To start the online tutorial, first select your campus location below: