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Personal Development Management System

Mentally Healthy Workplace - Training for Managers

Audience: Academic staff, Professional staff, Research staff, Research supervisors

Date: Thursday 13 May 2021

Times: 0930-1630

Programme: Passport to Management Excellence
Programme: Passport to Health and Wellbeing

Qualifications needed

Completion of the e-learning course.


Course pre-work

Completion of the e-learning course. Click continue, then set up a login here: https://elearning.healthscotland.com/pluginfile.php/47490/mod_resource/content/5/course/course66907.html At the end,complete feedback so that you can download a certificate of completion.


Course information

This course has been designed by the NHS and aims to develop and share good practice in promoting positive mental health and wellbeing, thereby contributing to a more open workplace culture.  This course uses a blended learning approach which includes an e-learning module and participatory session. The e-learning component will take approx 2 hours and must be completed prior to the course.

Managers to gain an understanding of workplace health promotion and how this can be applied. Topics covered are:

Introduction to mental health

Recovery

Attitudes and values

What makes a mentally healthy workplace?

Introduction to stress

Management of stress in the workplace

Legislation and policy

 


Aims and objectives

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Have a broad understanding of mental health and an increased awareness of mental health issues in the workplace
  • Be able  to identify key factors that contributes to a mentally healthy workplace
  • To improve managers confidence in broaching mental health in the workplace
  • To ensure that managers are aware of their legislative responsibilities in relation to health and wellbeing

 


Tutors

Mrs Lynn Neville (OSDS)

Janey Watt (EHSS)


Venue

TBC


Course provider

OSDS
Email: osdscourses@st-andrews.ac.uk