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Workplace Learning

Promote mental health within your organization with the support of Howatt HR.

We have provided employees and leaders with professional training in more than 200 organizations over the past 30 years. We pride ourselves on ensuring any speaker we provide is credible and has a proven academic and professional track record. We can deliver most programs in both official languages.

Core Areas We Speak On

Mental Fitness

We can speak on more than 100 topics to help leaders and employees develop knowledge and skills to cope with stress and learn how to spend more time flourishing than languishing. 


We support leaders to become psychologically safe leaders and create psychologically safe teams. We have numerous programs to support leaders on topics such as managing a hybrid workforce, work demand, burnout, performance management, and inspiring trust. We are equipped to create customized leadership content and programs to meet employers’ needs and objectives.

Note: Through our commercial partners we provide executive/leadership and team coaching to learn more drop us a note. 

Diversity & Inclusion

We have access to leading experts in diversity and inclusion who look at the workplace through a trauma-informed lens. We design curriculums and conduct workplace research. This helps us understand the role of diversity and inclusion in workers’ experience to discover how the workplace can reduce trauma, implicit bias, racism, and oppression. Research helps us discover the steps necessary for creating a workplace where all workers feel welcomed, valued, and understood. 

Preparing professionals to facilitate workplace mental health/psychological safety

This training is for HR and OHS leaders, union representatives, and mental health committee members assigned to facilitate workplace mental health and psychological safety. This program is delivered regionally to a group of employers who send individuals or teams to enhance their workplace mental health-psychologically safe facilitators’ skill sets. We offer these workshops through associations and conference planners who approach Dr. Bill Howatt to lead them. Contact us to explore the kinds of programs we can offer this population via an in-person, half- or full-day event led by Dr. Howatt.

Coming Soon: Psycholgogcal Safe Facilators senate approved certificate in partnership with UNB check back April 2023.

How We Work With Clients

Exploration of program need

Book an appointment to discuss the target population, learning objectives, program length, virtual or live medium, and timeline. This will assist us in determining if we have something to propose from our inventory of programs or must create a unique program that meets your needs.

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We provide a proposal that includes a program description, learning objectives, and suggested pre- and post-course recommendations to correct the forgetting curve and assist in habit development, program length, and budget. If accepted, we go to the last step in the model. 


Preparation & delivery

We prepare a program, provide an opportunity for input and feedback, and package and prepare your event for delivery. All our speakers take pride in being prepared and ready to deliver a high-quality learning experience. Most all our programs will include follow-up resources to help maximize the opportunity for mastery and habit development.


Keynotes from Dr. Bill Howatt

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Workplace Mental Health Expert and Keynote Speaker Bill Howatt


What our clients are saying about Howatt HR

Dr. Bill Howatt's leadership session on building psychologically safe workplaces was extremely well-received by our audience of Ontario Public Service leaders. It had the largest attendance to date for our mental health speakers series. Dr. Howatt's dynamic presentation style engaged participants throughout the session, and those in attendance said it helped them to better understand their pivotal role in fostering psychological health and safety among their own teams.

Kristen DelormeAssistant Deputy Minister, OPS

Great session!! Bill what you presented truly resonated with the people managers and will equip them with some tools so they can focus on their mental fitness plan while enabling their teams. A big thank you to you from us for the presentation and Q&A segment today. Everything went off without a hitch, on schedule, and everyone loved the material and the conversation. Thank you for your support through the engagement, planning and delivery of this very important topic!

Puru PanchProgram Director, Global Cyber Security, Strategic Delivery, RBC