Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

At any given time up to 1 in 5 employees are likely to be experiencing a mental health condition. It is imperative that your Managers, Directors and HR team to understand the challenges that mental health conditions can bring and your rights and obligations in respect to employee mental health as an employer.

This training course covers:

  • The definition of ‘good’ mental health
  • How mental health issues may manifest in the workplace
  • Employers’ rights and obligations in respect to employees with known or suspected mental health conditions
  • How to identify mental health “red flags”
  • How to start the conversation with an employee regarding mental health
  • How to provide support to employees with known mental health issues
  • How to encourage safe work practices to support mental health
  • Actions the business can take if an employee does not have capacity for work or is not meeting performance expectations, whilst minimising legal risks
  • Review or provision of one template Inherent Requirements of the Job document and Fit for Work policy

Training Course Duration
3 hours

Learning Outcomes
The Managers, Directors and HR team in your organisation need to understand how to foster employee wellbeing, while at the same time managing legal and other risks in the workplace.

After this training course participants should be able to:

  • Identify mental health “red flags” and be able to start the conversation with an employee regarding mental health
  • Explain employers’ rights and obligations to employees with known or suspected mental health conditions
  • Explain how to avoid unlawful discrimination with regards to employees with known or suspected mental health conditions
  • Discuss with and support middle managers on how to manage employees with mental health issues
  • Develop an action plan for employees with known or suspected mental health conditions
  • Discuss actions an employer can take if an employee does not have capacity for work or is not meeting performance expectations, whilst minimising legal risks
  • Develop a plan to promote a mentally healthy workplace, support options and resources.

Training Delivery
Developed and delivered by HR Legal and occupational therapists of P2 Group, this training provides a unique learning experience for senior executives, managers, HR professionals and workplace safety professionals.

We use handouts, case studies and allow time for questions and problem solving to ensure participants gain practical knowledge.


Date
Wed. 10, October 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
P2 Group
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Ticket Prices

Regular Ticket

$220 + 22 GST

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