This course covers the unique topics and aspects associated with running a social enterprise serving persons living with a mental illness.
From financial considerations, to understanding how to create a supportive and accommodating workplace, Don Palmer, Executive Director of Causeway Work Centre, pulls from years of experience in running four social enterprises to provide practical, thorough guidance on the caveats of running a social enterprise specifically for mental health consumers.
This course is available for free due to funding provided by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
This video is designed to provide some guidance on how you can develop an employment-based social enterprise that will provide skill development, real-work experience and employment to individuals living with mental health challenges.
The specific objectives of this course are to help you:
- Build a social enterprise (SE) that will create employment opportunities geared to the skills and interests of the clients/individuals you want to employ.
- Understand what makes employment-based Social Enterprise (SE) different than any other business.
- See how social enterprise is a supported employment model.
After completing this course, you will have a clear understanding of the specific and special requirements of running a social enterprise serving individuals living with mental health challenges.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Course Completion Badge
Last Updated: February 15, 2019
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