This course is for anyone who would like to gain a better understanding of mental health conditions and how to manage mental health in the workplace.
Approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental illness each year. In 2015 15.8 million work days were lost due to mental illness, with our support you can gain a greater understanding of how you can support staff and customers mental health in the workplace. The course will be delivered by a disabled person with lived experience of mental health.
Course Content and Learning Outcomes:
To gain some understanding of the needs and experiences of people with mental health needs
To explore the impact of stigma of mental illness
Keeping the Social Model of Disability in mind, gaining some understanding of how people feel who are labelled
To explore communication skills and practice active listening skills
Increase awareness of attitudes towards mental health and illness
Recognising the continuum of mental health and who is effected
Identifying key factors that affect mental health and wellbeing
Recognise and understand some of the most common signs and symptoms of mental health conditions
Acquire the confidence to deal with people who may be experiencing mental health problems
Benefits of engaging with Mental Health Awareness Training:
Understanding of the Social Model of Disability that relates to mental health
Save your business time, money and improve efficiency in supporting people with mental health conditions
Reduction in staff absence
Improved staff performance
More secure and productive workforce
Early intervention with staff who may or may not identify themselves as disabled or having issues with their mental wellbeing
We also offer bespoke training packages that suit the needs of your team, these can be delivered at your work place or a convenient location for your business. If you would like to book a team training session or you would like advice about the support that WECIL can provide please contact us or visit our website.
You can pay through paypal, or you can contact us directly for an invoice.