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Managing Mental Wellbeing and Stress at Work

Description

Theme:

Leadership and Management

Category:

Management Know-How

About this course:

This is a half-day workshop for line-managers, aspiring line-managers and other members of staff with accountability for employee wellbeing.

It will cover the employer's statutory, organisational and ethical responsibilities for controlling stress at work.

Participants will consider ways of proactively managing employee wellbeing, learn the importance of understanding individual needs and vulnerabilities, be able to recognise and respond to signs of stress, and manage stress-related sickness absence.

The session will also provide an overview of some common mental health conditions and identify key considerations for line-managers when supporting an employee with mental health difficulties.

It will include signposting to useful resources and other sources of support.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will:.

- Demonstrate an understanding of the employer's responsibilities associated with the control of stress at work, including the risk assessment process and measures to minimise the risk of harm to employees.

- Discuss the relationship between work pressure, stress, and performance.

- Recognise signs of stress within your team and take practical steps to tackle it.

- Develop Management behaviours found to be effective in the prevention and reduction of work-related stress.

- Access additional resources and other sources of support for you and your team.

Who should attend this course:

Line-managers/aspiring line-managers and other members of staff who are accountable for employee wellbeing.

Presenter: Karen Griffiths, Occupational Health Advisor, University of Exeter.

What previous participants have said about the course:

New Course for Autumn 2017.

Before the course:

Participants will be asked to complete the HSE competency tool for line managers and bring this with them to the session (you will not be required to share results with other participants).

Training Provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact peopledevelopment@exeter.ac.uk for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
DateLocationStartFinishCostTrainer(s)Places
Available
22/05/2018 Penryn: Peter Lanyon Building, Seminar 4 12:30 16:30 Free Karen Griffiths 14
18/06/2018 Streatham: Forum Training Room 12:30 16:30 Free Karen Griffiths 11
16/07/2018 Streatham: Old Library, Research Commons A & B 09:30 13:30 Free Karen Griffiths 5
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