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Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of your Team: A Bite-Size Practical Guide for Leaders and Managers
About this course:
This session is designed to accompany the online training for leaders and managers "Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Your Team" - which is available via LearnUpon.
The session will cover the practical skills required to support your team's mental wellbeing and provide an opportunity to explore any anxieties about this aspect of your role.
The session will look at the skills required to hold sensitive conversations about mental health, including empathy and active listening.
It will include completion of a workplace pressures risk assessment, designed to identify areas of difficulty for colleagues and the team, and a follow-up action plan.
It will provide resources and sources of support available to University of Exeter employees and help you to appropriately signpost colleagues.
**Please note that you are required to complete the online course "Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Your Team? prior to attending this session**
By the end of the session you will feel more confident in: - having sensitive conversations about mental health with colleagues, including managing challenging moments in the conversation - completing a workplace pressures risk assessment for both individiual colleagues and the team as a whole - recognising and adopting behaviours associated with compassionate leadership - signposting colleagues to appropriate support when required
Who should attend this course:
This session is aimed at leaders and managers who have already completed the online course "Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Your Team" and would like practical guidance in skills to support the mental wellbeing of colleagues and the team as a whole.
Before the course:
Participants must have already completed the online training for leaders and managers "Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Your Team" prior to attending this practical session.
Link to LearnUpon training "Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Your Team": https://www.exeter.ac.uk/staff/learning-and-development/mandatory-training/pre-login/ .
Karen Markes, Tamsin Hart, Anna Julian.
This course is administered by People Development; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require further details.
Please add yourself to the waiting list and we will contact you once dates are available.