Mental Health Skill Set

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DURATION:

70 hours – Online

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This course addresses the skills and knowledge required to support the mental health of employees in an organisation or work area in the context of organisational disruption*. It equips the learner with the skills and knowledge required to participate in managing psychological health and safety in the workplace and provide support to others in the event of disruption to the organisation or work area.

Who is this program for?

This skill set is for those who work in a variety of industries and work contexts, who have some responsibility for supervising others. Some may have managerial responsibilities. Depending on the industry and work context, this may include frontline managers, supervisors, team leaders or small business operators. This skill set also applies to Health and Safety Representatives.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify internal and external business risk and potential impact to the organisation.
  2. Understand non work-related stressors that have the potential to affect psychological health and safety, including:
    • financial insecurity
    • balancing work and caring responsibilities
    • concern for vulnerable family members and friends
    • change to activities that support psychological health
    • received threats
    • domestic and family violence
  3. Contribute to managing psychological health and safety, including reviewing and identifying psychosocial hazards and psychological risks and identifying risk control measures.*
  4. Support development of a plan for reviewing and evaluating selected risk control measures.
  5. Support development of a communications and consultation plan for organisation or work area.
  6. Confidently identify and respond to employees experiencing psychological distresswithin the scope of own role.
  7. Refer employees showing signs of psychological distress to support services and resources according to individual needs.
  8. Effectively document support provided to meet legislative requirements.
  9. Support processes for introducing employees to the workplace environment in a physically and psychologically safe manner.
  10. Contribute to implementing reasonable adjustments for employees experiencing psychological injury.*
  11. Provide support to employees permanently leaving the organisation within the limits of own role.*

*According to organisational policies and procedures and legislative requirements

*Context

Types of organisational disruptive events include, but are not limited to:

  • public health risks, including epidemics and pandemics
  • operational disruption, including mergers or acquisitions, litigation, operational transformation and technological developments
  • environmental changes and natural disasters
  • economic and geopolitical disruption

Career Pathways

This skill set is for ideal gaining mental health skills for your current role and to have a pathway to obtain a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Wellness

Contact us to discuss your mental health and wellbeing career goals.

Where do I go from here?

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