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Thu 25 Apr 2024
09:30 - 16:30

Venue: Clinical School, Seminar Room 13

Provided by: School of Clinical Medicine HR


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SCM Staff Mental Health Awareness Training for Managers 1-Day Course (In Person Face to Face)
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Thu 25 Apr 2024

Description

The course aims to promote an understanding of mental health and ill health in a workplace setting and equip managers with increased awareness and confidence to recognise and manage signs of stress and mental health ill health. We cover risk and protective factors, stress, signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and psychosis. The course sets this in a workplace context considering opportunities to increase support and examine workplace culture and good practice.

Content/Topics

  • What is mental health?
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Recognising stress and overload
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Common mental health problems (anxiety disorders and depression)
  • Increase awareness of suicide risk and appropriate support
  • Understanding psychosis and recovery
  • Mental health in the workplace
  • Managerial drivers and responsibilities
  • Offering support and signposting to available professional help
  • Self-help and self-care
  • To gain an understanding of mental health and mental ill health

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This session will be run by an external provider: http://www.getmentalhealth.co.uk/

Target audience
  • School of Clinical Medicine Employees
  • With management responsibilities
Prerequisites

Please be aware the course covers some topics of a sensitive nature. Anyone who is currently experiencing mental health or emotional difficulties may wish to consider attending at a later date.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 25 Apr   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Clinical School, Seminar Room 13 map Mark Goldsborough
Objectives
  • Be able to identify personal and organisational risk and protective factors particularly in a workplace
  • To understand the effects/impact of stress
  • To increase awareness of signs and symptoms and diagnosis of common mental health conditions & psychosis
  • To increase awareness of suicide risk and confidence in responding
  • Gain awareness of self-help, professional help & services
  • Increase confidence to open conversations and offer a supportive response
  • Gain awareness of the HSE standards, DDA and Equality
  • Act regarding mental health at work and good practice
  • Understand the importance of prevention and caring for our own mental health.
Format

Presentations

Duration
  • One full day session
Frequency
  • 3 times a year
Related courses
Theme
Wellbeing

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