Mental Health in the Workplace Level 3 (VTQ)

Mental Health in the Workplace Level 3 (VTQ) Mental Health in the Workplace Level 3 (VTQ)

Our Mental Health in the Workplace Level 3 (VTQ) Vocational Training Qualification (VTQ) is fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications

This is a 2-day training course taught in-house. Prices from only £225.00 per delegate Based on a minimum of 10 delegates – additional travel charge may apply.

Our two-day Mental Health in the Workplace Level 3 training course is for all levels of employee and is ideal for managers. The topics covered include understanding mental health, how to recognise mental ill health problems and supporting an employee with mental health-related problems.

We will cover all the contents of both our Mental Health in the Workplace Level 1 & Level 2 training courses plus more. Over the 2 days will address each issue and suggest some practical steps employers and HR managers can take towards resolving the cause of mental health issues in the workplace and minimising employee stress in the process.

Course topics:

Meaning of Mental Health and Mental Ill Health – The Components of Mental Well-being

Risk Factors Associated with Mental Ill-health problems – Examples of Mental Health Problems

How Mental Health Problems Affect Day-to-Day Living

Social and Cultural Attitudes to Mental Illness – Mental Health and Discrimination                                     

Stereotyping in Mental Health – Media and Mental Illness – Impact of Stigma in Mental Ill Health

Causes of Stress – Signs and Symptoms of Useful Stress

Signs and Symptoms of Harmful Stress Managing Stress – Understanding Anxiety

Difference between Anxiety and Panic attack – When is Anxiety a Mental Health Problem?

Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety – Different Types of Anxiety Disorder – Managing Anxiety

Treatment for Anxiety – Phobias and Agoraphobia – Specific or Simple Phobia

Managing Phobias – Possible Treatments for Phobias – Depression – Bipolar Disorder

Schizophrenia – Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Eating disorders – PTSD

Personality disorders – Postnatal Depression – Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D)

Mental Health and the Workplace – Why is Mental Health not Discussed at Work?

What Legislation applies to Mental Health in the UK? – The Equality Act 2010

The Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 – Mental Capacity Act (MCA)2005

The Management Standards – Steering Groups – Gathering Data

Evaluating Risks and Taking Action – Focus Groups – Developing an Action Plan

Monitor and Evaluate – Duty of Care – Obligations in the Workplace

Removing Stigma in the Workplace – Emotional Intelligence

Recognising Changes in an Employee – How Do those Changes Affect the Workplace?  

Difficulty in Disclosing Mental Health – Advice to Help with a Discussion

Advice for Manager/Employer – Offering Support – Absence Due to (Mental) Illness

Supporting People to Stay at or Return to Work – Introducing the Wellness Action Plan

Promoting a Healthy Workplace – Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing more.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

All our training ProTrainings courses meet the high standards expected by Skills for Care, in addition to meeting and following the guidelines set out by the HSE.

We are proud to be a certified ProTrainings centre; ProTrainings are one of the few Skills for Care centres of Excellence that have passed all the stringent checks to prove their commitment to high-quality training and compliance.  In addition to our classroom course we are also able to offer Skills for Care Endorsed qualifications as video online training courses, ensuring you have an acceptable certificate to prove your compliance

Work-related mental ill-health costs UK employers millions of lost revenues each year, therefore investing in your employee’s wellbeing will help you save costs, improve moral, productivity and improve business performance.

Having a workforce that feel good about themselves tend to work more productively, they also interact well with their colleagues thus making a valuable contribution to the workplace and your organisation.

Contact us now to see have we can help you to bring about a better understanding and an awareness of mental health illness in your organisation.

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