Managing Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace Target Audience: Managers, Supervisors, HRWorkshop Duration: 3.5 hours (Includes Introduction Program)Recommended Group Size: Min. 6 – Max. 20 Workshop Overview Workplaces have a vital role to play in providing supportive environments that promote mental health, wellbeing and resilience in its people. This three and a half hour program includes the Introduction to Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace program. It is specifically designed to empower managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage workers presenting with issues pertaining to mental health and/or mental illness. Primary Objectives To support the development of mentally healthy and supportive workplaces To delineate the difference between mental health issues and mental illness To provide activities that enhance active listening, rapport building and identification of issues withstaff To assist managers to work collaboratively with their staff to improve their mental health To provide a framework that enables managers to take appropriate action and identify appropriatepathways of referral. Learning outcomes Ability to identify issues pertaining to mental health in staff Ability to effectively manage a mentally healthy workplace Ability to seek and/or provide support for people with mental health and wellbeing issues. Key Topics Duty of care, policies & procedures pertaining to mental health The role of a manager with regard to mental health Differences between performance management and mental health support Managing boundaries effectively.