Mental Health in the Workplace

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  • Author: Penny van der Byl
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 8 hours
  • Video time: X hours
  • Formative Assess: Yes
Course overview
Mental health and wellbeing in the workplace are becoming a growing priority for many business leaders and HR professionals. Mental illness in the workplace leads to decreased productivity, increased sick-related absenteeism, poor work quality, wasted materials and even compromised workplace safety.

While it’s not HR’s responsibility to manage their employees’ personal lifestyle choices, they can improve employee well-being within the workplace by implementing a wellness strategy for their companies to ensure employees' psychological, emotional, and social well-being and thereby creating a healthy and thriving company. 

If your company understands the importance of improving both the well being of the company and the employee, this course is for you.
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Certification included

What's included?

  • 8 Chapters
  • 1 Certification
  • 5 PDF

What you will learn

You will gain an understanding of:
  • What mental health in the workplace is
  • Definitions and Overview of common mental illnesses
  • How to identify mental health issues
  • How to support staff / colleagues with mental health issues
  • Dealing with a mental health crisis within the workplace
  • Frameworks for supporting staff / colleagues with mental health issues and signposting
  • Implementing accommodations
  • Implementing a strategy within your organisation
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