Headtorch AWARE provides practical straight forward Learning & Development (L&D) on workplace mental health for Line Managers.
The goal is to enable Line Managers to be proactive in their support of workplace mental health, confident in supportive conversations and knowledgeable in signposting.
This open event is for all Managers and Leaders who want to improve their knowledge, understanding and skills in workplace wellbeing and mental health.
The programme consists of two events: 4th March 1000-1200 and 18th March 1000-1215
+ The Mental Health Continuum & understanding mental health
+ Why mental health is important – the business case including financial, legal & ethical reasons
+ How to spot signs
+ Skills for supportive conversations
+ Knowing what to do and where to sign post
+ The Mental Wheel of Fortune – managing stress levels
+ Barriers to supporting mental health
+ The four resilience resources
+ Managing performance and managing mental health
+ Wellness Action Plan
+ Understanding different perspectives
+ Managing expectations of the team when a colleague is absent
+ Supporting a colleague who is absent
A fictional case study and actor allows real time practice in having supportive conversations.
It is run by a facilitator and actor facilitator and is limited to 12 delegates per event to ensure interactivity.
If these dates don’t work for you, register your interest and we’ll contact you when the next sessions are published.
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