“Things Need to Change” with co-worker abuse: Alberta Health Regulators


In our workplaces, co-worker abuse is often the elephant in the room. It’s something people acknowledge is happening but they are often not properly equipped to deal with the issues in the right way.

Today, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) and four other Alberta health regulators launched information and tools to help create a more positive workplace for you and your team. Because we believe Things Need to Change.

WEBSITE – ThingsNeedtoChange.ca

Issues, Solutions, Resources & One Good Thing a Day

Though ThingsNeedtoChange.ca, we introduce you to co-worker abuse issues that you may have encountered and some that may surprise you.

We also offer positive and constructive solutions to help deal with the problems in the best way possible.

Our goal isn’t to point fingers but to equip all of us to deal with the issues together.

Launch of ThingsNeedtoChange.ca

Nearly 300 health professionals tuned in for the launch of Things Need to Change project on January 28.

Hear why this project is important directly from the regulators in this 30-minute recorded webinar:

What did Mike overhear?

In one of our three shareable videos, we see a scene play out when there is an imbalance of power in the workplace that leads to bullying. Keep watching to view all three videos:

Things Need to Change is a collaborative project by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association, Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, College of Hearing Aid Practitioners of Alberta, and Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-ray Technologists, and was funded by the Government of Alberta.

One response to ““Things Need to Change” with co-worker abuse: Alberta Health Regulators”

  1. This is an important topic, thanks for raising awareness. At my workplace, we are distributing this information in conjunction with Pink Shirt Day on February 24th. By encouraging dialogue and increasing awareness of what workplace bullying is, we can stop this problem.