Mental Health For Remote and Isolated Workers

Gain insights into mental health challenges faced by remote and isolated workers in this 6-hour workshop. Learn to identify symptoms, manage stress, and support teams effectively in face-to-face or virtual settings.

  • Audience

    This workshop will allow you to explore various aspects of Mental Health and well-being alongside the support you can offer your teams or individuals who are working remotely or in isolation. • Understanding how individuals deal with the change in how they work and adapt to working from home for the first time. • Identify when a team member is struggling and how to support them with their mental health.

    Pe-requisites

    No pre-requisites required

    Duration

    6 hours

    Delivery Method

    Face to face or Virtual
  • Course Objectives

    By the end of this workshop the delegate will have learned the following:-
    • By the end of this workshop, you will have additional tools and enhanced skills to:
    • Increase own awareness of Mental Health and how to improve Mental Wellbeing for self and others.
    • Identify the triggers and symptoms of Mental ill Health.
    • Ensure compliance with Employment Law requirements.
    • Understand your boundaries in supporting others.
    • Identify the correlation between Leadership and Mental Wellbeing.

    Course Content

    UNDERSTANDING MENTAL HEALTH
    • By the end of this session delegates will have considered and discussed:
    • What Mental Health is
    • Symptoms and behaviours associated with MH
    • The stigma and discrimination attached to MH
    • Defining MH conditions
    • What influences Mental health issues
    • Working in Isolation or remotely

    MENTAL HEALTH CONTINUUM
    • The MH Continuum.
    • Analysing the impact of how we feel and behave.
    • What influences our own Mental Health?
    • Our STRESS Bucket exercise.
    • Understanding Anxiety and Depression and when to intervene.

    MENTAL HEALTH FOR THE REMOTE OR ISOLATED WORKER
    • The correlation between Leadership and Mental Health.
    • Compliance with Employment Law requirements.
    • Impact of Covid19 and working from home/remotely or in isolation.
    • Improving Employee wellbeing and absence rates for the remote or isolated worker.
    • Your role as a Leader/Manager in managing Mental Health at work.

    SKILLS THAT SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
    • The key skills and behaviours to support others and self.
    • Our responsibilities to self and others.
    • The importance of Communication in supporting others.
    • Working SMARTER and BETTER.
    • Creating a support network for the remote worker.