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Module : Managing for mental health

Course Overview

Promoting positive mental health in the workplace is a no-brainer when it comes to developing and retaining staff and enabling them to work at the top of their game. Managers are in a unique position to make a positive difference.  This course is designed to enable you to understand and spot the warning signs of mental ill health, equip you to provide appropriate support, and enable you to promote positive mental health in the workplace.

Participants will be able to

  • Understand the importance of promoting positive mental health in the workplace
  • Understand common personal and work triggers as well as risk factors contributing to mental ill health
  • Spot the early indicators of stress overload
  • Recognise and understand the warning signs of some common mental health illnesses
  • Develop the confidence to approach, assess and assist someone with a mental ill health issue
  • Understand how to support someone recovering from mental ill health
  • Take a strategic approach to the promotion of mental wellbeing at work
  • Usually three hours
  • Designed for managers
  • Interactive - group activities and discussion
  • Typically 10 - 12 participants
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