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ORLE 225 - Understanding Mental Wellness : NSCC Supports

NSCC Supports

Policies

  • Respectful Communities Policy: outlines NSCC’s commitment to respectful interactions within our NSCC community, as well as the processes for students and for employees to support incidents of concern.  Respectful Communities Consultant: erin.collens@nscc.ca
     
  • Sexual Violence Policy: Safety and security also includes freedom from sexual violence. This policy and associated processes outline how NSCC will respond to an issue of sexual violence.  Respectful Communities Consultant: gola.taraschi-carr@nscc.ca  
     
  • Employment Equity Policy: Equitable employment and professional development opportunities are a key aspect of creating a healthy workplace culture. This policy outlines NSCC’s commitment to employment equity, diversity and inclusion.
     
  • The Employee Workplace Accommodations Policy: outlines NSCC’s commitment to provide a working and learning environment free from discrimination and to address employee needs with accommodations in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.

NSCC Contacts

  • 2SLGBTQ+ Employee Resource Network.  Contact: Joe Fraser, Director, Human Rights and Equity Services:  joseph.fraser@nscc.ca
     
  • African/Black Nova Scotian Employee Resource Network.  Contact: Jill Provoe, Senior Advisor, Educational Equity:  jill.provoe@nscc.ca
     
  • Indigenous Employee Resource Network.  Contact: Jude Gerrard, Senior Advisor, Mi’kmaq and Indigenous Initiatives:  jude.gerrard@nscc.ca
     
  • The Health Disability Coordinator is a confidential role within the College who acts as a connection point with employees, Morneau Shepell’s Case Manager, your manager, ES Advisors and medical practitioners when required.  NSCC Health & Disability Coordinator: Sherri Butler, sherri.butler@nscc.ca

Additional Resources

Unions

In addition to College policies and associated roles, unions also serve as a source of information and support for employees on a variety of topics, many of which relate to workplace mental wellness.

NSGEU President, Local 267: Janice Nugent;jannugent2@hotmail.com