Courses Held at Centaur

Mental Health in the Workplace for Staff

£75 + VAT

Content

  • Overview of aims and objectives
  • Introductions – including asking each participant what they would like to gain from the session
  • A mental health awareness quiz
  • What is mental ill health? This provides an overview of what is meant and not meant by the term ‘mental health’.
  • Presentation, discussion and group exercise looking at stress, anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia, personality disorder, eating disorder (including treatment and recovery)
  • How to respond to distress
  • Signposts to further support
  • Review, evaluation form & handouts
  • Availability to be contacted by participants for information and advice after the courses for an unlimited time

Programme outline

This workshop focuses on practice, not policies. Particularly suitable for front line staff and anyone with little or no knowledge of mental health conditions. This 3-hour workshop (which will include a short break) covers:

  • Stress, anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia, personality disorder, eating disorder
  • Being with someone who is distressed

Programme duration – 3 hours

Aims

1) To improve understanding of mental health conditions
2) To consider each of the main diagnoses – causes, symptoms, treatment & recovery
3) To consider aspects of being with someone who is distressed.