Managing Mental Health in the Workplace Workshop

A mentally healthy workplace is good for business!

With mental illness being one of the leading causes of absenteeism and long-term work incapacity, it is estimated to be costing Australian workplaces around $11 billion each year. At any time, one in six working age people are living with mental illness. Employers can play an active role in maintaining the health and wellbeing of their staff as well as supporting the recovery of employees with mental health problems. A ‘mentally healthy workplace’ is now understood as a key determinant to improving productivity and collective wellbeing.

The Managing Mental Health in the Workplace workshop aims to educate managers and staff on common mental health issues, provide strategies to maintain good health and foster a mentally healthy workplace, and tools to be able to identify and provide assistance to staff and colleagues who are experiencing poor mental health.

Topics include:

  • What is mental health?
  • Identifying some of the most common mental health conditions
  • Statistics and cost of mental health from the individual through to community
  • Environmental factors that can either create or prevent poor mental health
  • Practical strategies and available services for mental health concerns

Useful for:

Line managers, team leaders, human resources officers, wellbeing staff and contact staff in a variety of workplaces.

When:

Wednesday 20th June 2018 9.30am to 4pm

Morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea provided.  Gluten free and vegetarian selections included at lunch.

Where:

Family Life meeting room, 197 Bluff Rd, Sandringham

Parking available onsite.  Additional all day parking in surrounding streets (please take note of signage for restricted parking).

Your Facilitator:

Fiona Reizner is an experienced mental health practitioner and educator who is passionate about helping individuals to feel empowered and increase their emotional well-being. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work Degree with further studies in mental health issues such as (but not limited to) anxiety and depression.  Fiona has facilitated the Masters of Social Work at LaTrobe University, has her own private practice in addition to counselling individuals and families as a Psychological Strategies Provider with Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network.

Cost:

$280 per person (includes GST)

Limited spaces available.  Maximum number of participants is 20.

Acceptance into this program is subject to minimum enrolment numbers being achieved and/or maximum numbers being reached.

This program is also available to be delivered onsite and tailored to your workplace.  Please contact us for details and group rates.

Bookings and more information:

For more info, email heartlinks@familylife.com.au or call (03) 8599 5488

To register online complete the below registration form

BOOKINGS CLOSE 15th June 2018 or prior if the workshop is full.

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