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Managing Workplace Mental Health : A Practical Approach

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Managing Workplace Mental Health: A Practical Approach


Overview/Content
This workshop is designed for organisational leadership, including management or strategic roles and provides a practical approach to assist them in supporting their organisations workplace mental health.
The workshop works with leaders to explore employer mental health responsibilities, to promote positive workplace mental health strategies which in turn promotes a mentally safe and healthy work environment. The program also provides a deeper understanding of the organisational response framework for mental health conversations in the workplace and explores how to provide support for employees with mental health concerns building skills and confidence to appropriately intervene and support an employee experiencing mental health issues.

Developed by psychologists and delivered by tertiary trained mental health professionals, our training enables participants to develop the appropriate skills and draws some of its content from interactive mental health case study presentations.

Delivery Mode
Premium Health offers 2 delivery options. These options give you the opportunity to choose the way you would like to undertake the course. Shorter course times may mean there is often work to be undertaken online.

  • 5 hours (2 x 2.5 hour sessions) online live (zoom) training and online e-Learning

  • 1 day face-to-face training



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Managing Workplace Mental Health : A Practical Approach

More About This Course
We select our Mental Health trainers carefully. All are mental health professionals with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the mental health care sector. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in experience and knowledge of the field.

Topics include:

  • Exploration of the continuum of mental health, including the differences between good mental health and mental illness

  • The prevalence of mental health conditions in Australia

  • Insight into vulnerable groups and risk factors associated with suicide

  • Understanding of mental health recovery and strategies to maintain mental health

  • Identification of work health and safety (WHS) responsibilities regarding mental health

  • How to create and maintain a safer and more mentally healthy work environment

  • Recognition of signs and presentation of mental health issues in the workplace

  • How to approach and assist someone with a mental health concern

  • Exploration of organisational response framework for mental health conversation

  • Interactive case studies that explore common workplace scenarios

  • How to support yourself while supporting others in the workplace

  • Where to go for more information and support







I have been in the Police Force for 23 years and never in my career have I ever experienced such a knowledgeable, engaging and friendly first aid instructor than I have today. I have also never felt so confident and competent in my ability to administer first aid as a result of today’s training.

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  • Victoria Police
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  • Mental Health
  • Tactical Trauma
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