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The Working Mind for Employees

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  • 5 hours
  • Free

Description

The Working Mind (TWM), is an education-based program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in a workplace setting.

By reducing stigma and discrimination, TWM helps workplaces create a culture that fosters greater awareness and support for mental health among employees, managers, and employers.

his course is suitable for all employees in a workplace setting. Managers, supervisors and team leads looking to complete The Working Mind should complete The Working Mind for Managers.

Objectives

  • Reduce the stigma around mental illness
  • Promote your organisations mental health
  • Transform the way participants think and talk about mental health and mental illness
  • Help participants identify poor mental health in themselves and others
  • Give participants the coping skills to manage stress and poor mental health
  • Create a more supportive work environment

For Employees

TWM for employees offers easily applied scenario-based lessons, videos that feature people with lived experience of mental illness, reference guides and practical handouts.

On completing the course, employees will be able to:

  • understand mental health and mental illness
  • recognise its signs and indicators, in themselves and others
  • reduce stigma and negative attitudes toward people with mental health problems
  • support colleagues with mental health problems
  • maintain their own mental health and improve their resilience.

Topics Covered

    • Mental Health and Stigma
      Define basic concepts related to mental health and mental illness
      Recognise the impact of stigma and discuss how to reduce stigma and other barriers to care
    • Mental Health in the Workplace
      Recognise and keep track of changes in your mental health and well-being and know when to take appropriate actions
      Have conversations about mental health and mental illness with friends, family members and colleagues
    • Stress and Resilience
      Identify and practice coping strategies to manage stress and remain resilient
      Identify and use available resources to support yourself

 

Delivery 

Face-to-face format or Virtually (via Zoom or MSTeams only)

Participants

Minimum 8 participants / Maximum 24 participants

To make a booking, please contact us below or via email on training@act.lifeline.org.au

By attending training with Lifeline, you agree to our terms and conditions

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