This engaging full-day workshop is designed to support managers to lead and enable greater mental wellbeing in their team. As well as building awareness and understanding of what mental wellbeing is, it will help managers to recognise the early warning signs of common mental health conditions and consider how they can respond professionally and supportively.
The session will provide delegates with a range of practical tools and techniques to create a supportive climate, role model best practice and to confidently lead positive conversations about mental health.
Mental wellbeing – definition and understanding. Raising awareness of the different stages and symptoms of mental health.
Pressure/performance – the relationship between stress, mental wellbeing and performance
Common mental health conditions: stress, anxiety, depression, burnout – signs, symptoms and triggers
Wellbeing conversations – best practice behaviours – professional boundaries
How to: prepare, listen, respond and agree next steps
Managing Emotions – introduction to the mood map
Compassionate leadership – why are professional boundaries important in work?
Creating a climate of mental wellbeing – theoretical introduction to the Five Foundation Stones*
Tools and techniques to support wellbeing
Bringing it all together: Case studies – explore and reflect on best practice approaches to team wellbeing
Accountabiity – as a manager and leader, where do you sit on the ladder? What do you need to enable you to move up this ladder?
*The Five Foundation Stones are developed from The Wellbeing Project’s evidenced-based and validated model of resilience.
Build a theoretical understanding of mental health
Increase literacy and empathy
Know how to recognise a possible dip in wellbeing within your team
Identify key tools and techniques to proactively manage pressure
Build confidence and willingness to plan and lead positive wellbeing conversations
Explore real-life scenarios and identify how to bring key tools and techniques into action
Access a selection of resources and support to signpost
Design and develop a team charter for mental wellbeing
Lead awareness to de-stigmatise, support and improve mental health in the workplace