This assessment will generate a report that highlights both team strengths and areas for improvement. We provide many free and practical tools including team activities, workshop materials and facilitation tips to help you build a more effective and resilient team. To make this easier and more relevant for your team, we’ve highlighted specific strategies and resources based on the assessment statement(s) you’d like to work on. Of course, you can use your knowledge and experience to choose alternative interventions that you know will help your team.
In all cases, open and transparent discussions with your team about the results can begin or maintain trust and commitment to the team’s success going forward. The report will have more specific ideas about the discussions or strategies that are most relevant.
Being a psychologically safe leader requires self-awareness and strategies that support, engage and protect team members. You can do a self-assessment on your leadership strategies alone, using the Psychologically Safe Leader Assessmentopens a new window, but having a psychologically safe team also requires your team members to interact and support each other in a safe and inclusive manner. The Psychologically Safe Team Assessment goes beyond leadership to include team interactions and inclusion.
The Psychologically Safe Team Assessment and related resources found on the Workplace Strategies for Mental Health websiteopens a new window are provided at no cost. Any team leader can use the free tools to enhance psychological health and safety for their team.
The Psychologically Safe Team Assessment was developed by the Workplace Strategies team with oversight by Dr. Brooke Linden and researchers from Queen's University, along with technical development and support from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.
Workplace Strategies for Mental Health was established in 2007 to increase knowledge and awareness of psychological health and safety and improve the ability to respond to mental health issues at work. It provides practical strategies and tools for employers, compliments of Canada Life, for everyone in both French and English.
Queen's is steadfast in their commitment to truth, responsibility, respect, and wellbeing. They stand in support of an inclusive, diverse, and sustainable society. Queen's has a strong history of scholarship, discovery, and innovation. Their diversity enriches the community. Their research changes the world.
CCOHS is Canada's national resource for the advancement of workplace health and safety, and provides credible information, education and innovative solutions to promote the total well-being and to create positive change in the lives of working people in Canada. CCOHS operates, hosts and maintains the Psychologically Safe Team Assessment resource.