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Mental Health Matters


Mental Health in the Workplace Training

Training in mental health is an equally important part of workplace health and safety as physical first aid training.

Providing early intervention and a supportive workplace culture for workplace wellness will  reduce the impact of mental health issues on your organisation. A workforce with a healthy sense of self-esteem and wellbeing can help to minimise absenteeism and loss of productivity, as well as improve team cohesion and error rates.

With this in mind, Red Cross has developed the Mental Health Matters suite of workplace wellness training options to suit your workplace situation.

Call 1300 367 428 (option 2) to book an information session or workshop  at your workplace.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for these workplace mental health training. 

Information Session

1.5 hours/  $400 (Max 20 ppl)  

This session addresses misconceptions about mental health at work and is an ideal platform for further training

•       Mental illness definition
•       Impacts of mental illness
•       Mental illnesses in Australian workplaces 
•       Recognition and support of mental illness
•       Understanding your role of support
•       Mental illness support and assistance

Half Day Workshop

4 hours/  $1200 (Max 20 ppl)  

Workshop overview

A strategic based training workshop in which your workplace will develop an action plan that provides early intervention and support to reduce the impact of mental health issues.  

•       Mental illness definition
•       Impacts of mental illness  
•       Mental illness in Australian workplaces
•       Recognition and support of mental illness
•       Crisis situations  
•       Understanding your role of support 
•       Achieving an awareness of mental illness across the workforce
•       Mental illness support and assistance  

Full Day Workshop

7 hours/ $1700 (Max 20 ppl)  

Workshop overview

A strategic based training workshop that covers a broader scope of illnesses, in which your workplace will develop a more comprehensive  action plan that provides early intervention and support to reduce the impact of mental health issues.  

•       Benefits of understanding mental illness
•       Impacts of mental illness - individual and workplace 
•       Common mental illnesses in Australian workplaces
•       Legal obligations
•       Recognition and support of mental illness
•       Crisis situations  
•       Developing action plans for workplace wellness 
•       Achieving an awareness of mental illness across the workforce
•       Mental illness support and assistance
•       Case studies - action plan activities