Guarding Minds @ Work: A University Context

The Health Promotion team is partnering with researchers in the Faculty of Health Sciences and a Health Science honours student to amend the Guarding Minds @ Work survey tool so that it can be validated for a university population. This tool has successfully been utilized within the workplace settings to determine how psychosocial risk factors (such as a balance, organizational culture and workload management) are linked to the mental health and well-being of employees. The ‘Guarding Minds @ Work: A University Context’ survey tool would enable better understanding of the psychosocial factors within the university context that are impacting student well-being in order to create new programs and approaches to address these  determinants of health. This tool also has the capacity to influence the success of individuals within the organization as well as the productivity and success of the organization as a whole. Data collection and analysis is now complete and findings are published in the September edition of Education and Health:

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