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Mental Health Awareness Training (Workplace)

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Royal Society For Public Health

28 Portland Place

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W1B 1LY

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"I found the whole course informative -really thought provoking. It was so good -it makes you think differently" Danni Scholes, United Utilities

Mental Health Awareness Training, written by Rob Woollen MSc and Sharon De Mascia MSc CPsyc, demystifies mental health conditions and empowers employees at all levels to have helpful conversations about mental health - with the confidence to assist people in immediate distress. Our unique additional focus on positive mental wellbeing and resilience provides evidence-based tools and techniques to improve the lives of all - reminding us that we all have mental health.

Research suggests that mental ill health costs British businesses an average of £1,000 per year per employee. Yet how many of your managers would recognise if a member of staff was experiencing mental health or emotional wellbeing issues? And how many of your staff would know when to seek help themselves?

Share essential mental health knowledge

With mental ill health common in the workplace yet so often hidden, our workshops provide essential knowledge that can reduce distress, save organisations money, and even save lives.

This one-day course gives people an understanding of common conditions and - more importantly - the individual nature of mental health experiences. Participants learn how to spot warning signs, talk to colleagues appropriately, and guide individuals (including themselves) towards support when needed.

Create a healthier, more resilient workforce

The training is recommended for all members of staff. When everyone has a better understanding of mental wellbeing, they can better look after themselves and others – and you build a healthier, more resilient team.


Course Details

Part 1: Understanding attitudes to mental health
  • Stigma (including Time-to-Change and reasons for stigma)
  • Prevalence and severity of mental health conditions
  • Impact of societal attitudes
  • Changing perceptions
Part 2 -Understanding common mental health conditions
  • Signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety, bi-polar, panic disorders, psychosis, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, self harm, eating disorders
  • Diagnosis - best left to experts
  • The "S" word - talking about suicide
Part 3 -Stress in the workplace
  • Understanding stress - in contrast to mental health conditions
  • The psychology and physiology of stress
  • Signs of stress in self and others
  • Increasing resilience
Part 4 -Supporting others with their mental health
  • Providing immediate assistance to people in mental distress
  • Confidentiality - dealing with this from the outset
  • Impact on the helper
  • Dealing with situations outside your competence
Part 5 -Positive mental wellbeing
  • Dual continuum approach to mental health and wellbeing
  • Environmental, social and emotional/cognitive influences of mental wellbeing
  • Five ways to wellbeing
  • Resources to improve mental wellbeing

About the team

Rob Woollen

Course facilitator Rob Woollen holds an MSc in Work and Wellbeing and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Higher Education. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH) and the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Rob’s academic research interests are in the areas of resilience, and the nature of “good work”.Having left school at the age of sixteen for a career in construction (becoming an award-winning project engineer), he has first-hand experience of the issues faced by both manual and professional workers in high pressure environments. Rob lectures at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) Business School and has sat on the School’s Strategic Advisory Board; is a past chair of the North West Health and Physical Activity Forum; a contributor to the pan-European Resilience Project, and a past assessor for the Workplace Wellbeing Charter.

Sharon De Mascia

Lead technical author Sharon De Mascia, is a Chartered Psychologist with an MSc in Occupational Psychology. She specialises in Wellbeing, Leadership, Change Management and Executive Coaching. Sharon commenced her career with the NHS, working in the clinical field and has over 25 years’ experience of delivering organizational initiatives across all sectors e.g. Santander, BBC, the Vita Group, NHS.


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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Full address: 28 Portland Place
London
W1B 1LY

Underground
  • Great Portland Street - Hammersmith and City and District lines
  • Oxford Circus - Bakerloo and Victoria lines
  • Regent's Park - Bakerloo line
Buses
  • Routes 88, 453 and C2 stop on Portland Place (on the other side of the street)
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Please note the venue is situated within the Congestion Charge Zone. Please email or call the venue on 020 7265 7300 if you need details of nearby car parks.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email sales@wellnessfromwithin.co.uk or call the office on 0161 883 1112

What's the refund policy?

We are happy to refund the cost of your ticket at any time up until 30 days before the event. An administration fee of £10 is payable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No don't worry -we have a full attendee list

Can I update my registration information?

Yes -please feel free to amend your infromation. Please be aware that training packs are produced in advance, so for courses requiring personalisation, we may be unable to alter those details.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes -we are sorry if you cannot make it to the training as planned, but please feel free to transfer your ticket to a colleague (see above)

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