August Behavioral Health Column - The Importance of Fostering Psychological Safety in the Workplace
"𝑰𝒏 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒐𝒓 𝒓𝒆𝒍𝒂𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒔, 𝒑𝒔𝒚𝒄𝒉𝒐𝒍𝒐𝒈𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒍 𝒔𝒂𝒇𝒆𝒕𝒚 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒃𝒐𝒍𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒓 𝒑𝒉𝒚𝒔𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒍 𝒔𝒂𝒇𝒆𝒕𝒚 – 𝒂 𝒑𝒓𝒊𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒚 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒆𝒎𝒑𝒍𝒐𝒚𝒆𝒆 𝒔𝒂𝒇𝒆𝒕𝒚 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒆𝒂𝒎 𝒉𝒆𝒂𝒍𝒕𝒉."
In today's modern workforce, cultivating psychological safety is no longer optional. And while misconceptions regarding psychological safety continue to surround the term, studies have shown that it’s a vital component in high-performing teams across all occupational fields.
Check out VPPPA's August Behavioral Health Column from their partners at MindWise to understand the importance of fostering psychological safety in the workplace.