Managing mental health in the workplace

As a manager, you have a responsibility to take care of the wellbeing your staff. As an employer, equipping your line managers for the job is an important business priority because wellbeing impacts on a range of issues from productivity to organisational culture.

This course equips managers to have meaningful conversations with staff about wellbeing and instils the knowledge to reduce the impact of work related stress.

Duration

4 hours

Cost

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Participants

Managers

Format

Online; In person

What you will learn

A culture of silence around mental health is costly to employers and to staff. Mind research has found that more than one in five members of staff have called in sick to avoid work when asked how workplace stress has affected them.

This course provides managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to better support the mental health of their staff and themselves in the workplace.

You will learn how to identify signs of stress in the workplace and be equipped with strategies to support your staff. You will gain an understanding of how to utilise tools such as wellbeing plans and personal action plans which will create a culture of positive mental health for you and your staff.

Who the course is for

Mind research has found that 56% of employers would like to do more to improve staff wellbeing but don’t feel they have the right training or guidance.

This course is for line managers seeking the skills and confidence to have meaningful conversations with staff about wellbeing and the knowledge to reduce the impact of work related stress.

By the end of the course you’ll be able to

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of stress in the workplace
  • Create a wellbeing plan
  • Develop an open team culture
  • Utilise strategies for talking to staff about mental health
  • Identify internal sources of support
  • Understand the importance of boundaries
  • Write a personal action plan

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What you will learn

A culture of silence around mental health is costly to employers and to staff. Mind research has found that more than one in five members of staff have called in sick to avoid work when asked how workplace stress has affected them.

This course provides managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to better support the mental health of their staff and themselves in the workplace.

You will learn how to identify signs of stress in the workplace and be equipped with strategies to support your staff. You will gain an understanding of how to utilise tools such as wellbeing plans and personal action plans which will create a culture of positive mental health for you and your staff.

Who the course is for

Mind research has found that 56% of employers would like to do more to improve staff wellbeing but don’t feel they have the right training or guidance.

This course is for line managers seeking the skills and confidence to have meaningful conversations with staff about wellbeing and the knowledge to reduce the impact of work related stress.

By the end of the course you’ll be able to

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of stress in the workplace
  • Create a wellbeing plan
  • Develop an open team culture
  • Utilise strategies for talking to staff about mental health
  • Identify internal sources of support
  • Understand the importance of boundaries
  • Write a personal action plan

Register your interest for the training course

All fields with an asterisk (*) are required

Consent*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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