TAMPA, Fla. — The University of South Florida (USF) is teaming up with the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay to offer a free, online mental health course for employers under its College of Behavioral and Community Sciences.

According to USF, Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace is a seven-session course that covers:

  • Symptoms of mental and behavioral disorders
  • How to identify behaviors of impairment
  • How to approach the employee

The course will also include resources to help businesses attract and retain top talent.

Starting June 12, USF will release a new, two-hour session each week. All sessions will be available at the end of July.

The course features 40 speakers from organizations and corporations across the country with knowledge in mental health and human resources. Some of the corporations include Tampa Electric, Bealls and USAA.

The course is free and open to the public, but registration is required