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Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 5 sections
- 1 Mental Health Awareness
- 2 Mental Health Problems
- 3 Wellbeing Toolkit
- 4 Tips for Management
- 5 External Help
This section provides a complete overview of mental health and raises awareness about removing stigma, the importance of good mental health and the common triggers of poor mental health. It also provides an insight into what can influence negative thought patterns, which are proven to impact productivity levels.
How do you go about managing poor mental health? Particularly things like loneliness, stress, depression or anxiety? We give you guidance and practical tips on how to do so, and we look at changes in staff behaviour and what to watch out for. Section 2 also has additional resources that provide handy overviews of other mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder and personality disorders.
Here is your very own Wellbeing Toolkit that can be used to manage day-to-day mental health! It offers a variety of mini exercises, insights, practical strategies and some food for thought - so you can use whatever suits you!
This section looks deeper into how poor mental health can impact businesses and the importance of providing good working conditions. We look at the importance of having a 'mental health at work plan', making workplace adjustments when needed and we also show you how to effectively monitor staff wellbeing at regular intervals.
In this final section, we've created a 'hub' for external mental health management. It offers great starting points for improving wellbeing, information on external books, websites, apps and helplines.
About this course
Poor mental health is a very serious issue at work. It can have a huge impact on productivity and it can create a negative working environment. Management teams have a duty to recognise and acknowledge poor mental health and they must know how to deal with a variety of situations relating to the topic.
This Mental Health Awareness Training for Managers raises awareness of mental health and it explains different working practices that management can use to offer support to colleagues. It also provides simple and effective tools that can be used on a daily basis for management to enhance both their own and their employee's mental health.
It's not only a moral responsibility to take care of one another at work... it makes financial sense too. For every £1 that an organisation invests in improving the mental health of their staff, they see an average of a £4.20 return!
Download our free Mental Health White Paper today to gain a better understanding of Mental Ill-Health in UK workplaces.
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Mental Health Awareness certificate
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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
This Mental Health Awareness Training for Managers course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.
As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
What does my certificate include?
Your Mental Health Awareness Training for Managers Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.
237 real user reviews
very good reminder of what we should be doing for ourselves and as a manager for our staff, easy to be too busy, much harder to be a good manager...
easy to digest and practical
I found the course inter4esting and informative
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
A very interesting, thought provoking topic, offing help and guidance is this area. Helped for both working and personal environment.
Very useful - comprehensive but concise
Very useful - comprehensive but concise and engaging
Very easy to navigate. Broken down into sections and well explained. Good back up information and resources.
Very bad course with poor experience
Terrible actors and having each and every bit in a 40 second video you have to keep on clicking actually made my own mental health take a dip throughout the course. It's tedious and has the opposite effect where you just want to get it over with, thus not absorbing the information.PLEASE STOP BUYING THESE PREMADE COURSES WITH 50+ SHORT VIDEOS
This training is far too long, an issue magnified by its breakdown into small chunks. The system does not remember preferences (i.e. closed caption settings) and is therefore a frustrating, repetitive experience.
Why is this training important?
According to the HASAWA 1974, employers must “so far as is reasonably practicable” protect the health & safety of their employees by removing or reducing risks in the workplace.
If someone has a mental illness for over 12 months and they can show that it’s causing them disadvantages at work, it can be classed as a disability. This means the employee is protected by the Equality Act if colleagues or their employer were to discriminate against them because of their mental illness. Employers are legally required to make reasonable adjustments to support employees with mental illnesses at work. However, even if it’s not classed as a disability, management should always offer all the support they can.
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