Mental Health for Managers

Overview 

This course encourages promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in teams and builds confidence in providing initial support. Managers will look at mental health and associated stigmas with a view to developing cultural changes in the workplace and having open, honest communication surrounding mental health. Managers will learn about self care, the benefits of mindfulness and develop an action plan for themselves and their teams.

Learning objectives
  • Explore what is meant by mental health and wellbeing 
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems 
  • Explain the relevance of mental health in the workplace 
  • Develop strategies for dealing with stigma 
  • Understand the importance of self-care and signposting to further resources 
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion. 

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