Use these resources with your team to promote their well-being during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
Build clear leadership and expectations into crisis response plans as well as psychological support and workload management practices with these tools.
Caring for Our Caregivers During COVID-19
A list of practical strategies for health system leadership to consider in support of their physicians and care teams during COVID-19.
Caring for the Health Care Workforce During Crisis
Online learning module with a focus on how to identify common stressors for health-care workers and how to create a crisis plan that promotes well-being.
American Medical Association
Pandemic Response Checklist Action Plan
Five questions on your pandemic response to psychological health and safety. Questions include what is done to reduce stress and how supervisors show they care.
Conversation Guides for a Pandemic
Tips for providing clear leadership and expectations for workers living with mental illness, and leadership communication during a pandemic or emergency.
Guidelines to Support Employers Through COVID-19
Includes tips on how to build clear leadership and expectations into pandemic response plans as well as psychological support and workload management practices.
Supporting the Mental Health of Healthcare Workers
Interview with Christine Devine, wellness specialist at Michael Garron Hospital, on best practices for supporting the mental health of health-care workers.
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Psychosocial Well-Being of Health-Care Providers
Guidance for psychosocial planning for health-care providers who provide care and services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BC Ministry of Health
Moral Stress Amongst Health-Care Workers
This guide lays out the COVID-related stressors that may lead to moral injury and outlines strategies that can be used to mitigate risks of lasting harm.
Centre of Excellence on PTSD
A Test of System-Level Physician Wellness
This July 2020 webinar looks at how the existing system-level approach to wellness supported physicians and identifies strategies for addressing gaps.
University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine