Managing for Mental Health – Part 2

– Virtual or face to face
– Typically 12-16 participants per session
– Interactive
– Approx. 1.5 hours

“Gave me some really practical and useful tips to implement in the management of my team and being able to identify signs when people may be struggling”

You may be concerned about the mental health of someone in your team, but what should you do about it? What can you say? What should you avoid? This session, designed to follow on from Managing Mental Health Part 1, will enable you to confidently identify and address potential issues, recognise where your role begins and ends and be able to provide appropriate support for your entire team.

Key programme elements

The mental health continuum:
Clarifying what to watch for and when to intervene.

What to do (and what not to do):
Examining bias, what to say and what to avoid, how to intervene and how to provide appropriate reassurance and support.

Your role:
Identifying and exploring the role of the manager at each stage of the mental health continuum including how and when to access support networks.

Participants will be able to:
• Recognise the impact of bias on mental health.
• Develop confidence to approach, assess and assist someone with a mental health issue.
• Understand what to say and do and how to avoid potential problems.
• Signpost to appropriate support.
• Explore and discuss the reality of supporting someone in your team with mental ill health.

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