Mental Health Skills for Managers (MHFA England)
The relationship between managers and their team members is key for the health and wellbeing of the whole organisation. Delivered by workplace mental health experts, this course builds skills in leaders to identify if an employee is experiencing poor mental health, and feel confident to have mental health conversations as part of their everyday management.
This course will help delegates gain an understanding of Mental Health First Aid.
Course duration is 4 hours : face-to-face or online
Course Date: 23rd October – online course
Who should attend?
This Mental Health course is suitable for Directors, Managers and Team Leaders.
The relationship between managers and their team members is key for the health and wellbeing of the whole organisation. Delivered by workplace mental health experts, this course builds skills in leaders to feel confident to have mental health conversations as part of their everyday management.
Managers who are able to support the mental health of their teams will encourage employees to thrive, increasing talent retention. Providing this training to everyone with people management responsibilities will ensure a consistent approach to mental health and wellbeing across teams and departments, promoting healthy performance throughout the whole organisation.
The course will give delegates the following skills:
- Identify if an employee may be experiencing mental health issues
- Feel confident having an one conversations about mental health with their team members
- Appropriately signpost to available support and know where to go for support and guidance for themselves
- Role model good self-care practice, inspiring their teams to look after their own mental health and wellbeing
Upon completion of the Mental Health Skills for Managers course delegates will take away tools to take care of their own mental health as a manager and empower their teams. Delegates will receive a digital workbook to use during the course and digital support resource to help embed ongoing learning and development.
Successful delegates will be issued with Mental Health Skills for Managers certificate. It is recommended that delegates attend a Refresher course every 3 years.
There is no requirement for delegates to have any previous knowledge of Mental Health First Aid. However, due to some of the sensitive subjects course delegates should be aware that certain parts of the course can be challenging.
Hot and cold drinks will be available when delivered at a Sanctus Training venue.