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Masterclass: Successfully Manage Stress and Anxiety in your workplace

Navigator Law

This event is in the past

Stress and Anxiety causes many people to lose quality of life. It affects the way we feel, behave, think, interact with others and can be harmful both mentally and physically if left unchecked.

In 2020/21 there were an estimated 822,000 workers in the UK affected by work-related stress or anxiety. This represents 2,480 per 100,000 workers [1] some of whom will work for your organisation.

Attending our two 1⅟₂hr seminars will provide you with focused time to understand, consider how to manage and build a positive work culture that improves healthy attendance in your work environment.

What will it cover?

Module 1

Module 2

Identify stress related mental health issues in different settings

A deeper understanding of Stress Awareness – causes, contributing factors, triggers, and impact

Burnout – signs and symptoms

Employers’ legal responsibilities to manage stress in the workplace

Communicating supportive and sensitive conversations

The benefits of building mental resilience

Promoting a healthy positive and inclusive workplace

Supporting the return to work post stress related absence

What are the outcomes?

By taking a pro-active approach, it is possible to reduce stress related work absences and our interactive and engaging course is designed to enable participants to

Have a confident, positive approach to stress and anxiety

Apply early intervention to prevent stress and anxiety becoming overwhelming

Develop coping skills and strategies to support others in managing stress and anxiety in the long term

Improve productivity by encouraging a culture that engages all employees.

For organisations

Increasing an ability to build mentally healthy workplaces

Improve engagement and ultimately retention of staff who recognise their employer is actively interested in supporting their overall well being

Provide competitive advantage by making the workplace become one of choice, where a positive culture is actively demonstrated.

What will the cost be?

£250 + VAT per delegate. We are offering an early bird rate of £200 for any places booked before 5pm on 13 May 2022.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone holding a role of responsibility in their workplace, are role models in how culture is actively changed and who are accountable for people management.

Who will deliver the training?

Gwen Robertson is an accredited Mental Health First Aid trainer for Adults and Young People. She has extensive experience delivering bespoke training across Scotland in mental health, specifically for the NHS/Public Health Scotland – Healthy Working Lives, SCQF Mental Health First Aid Level 4, 5 & 6 and challenging behavioural courses that support people working with children and young adults who have Additional Support Needs.

Ruth Gladwell has in excess of 20 years experience in providing Human Resources expertise in a variety of workplaces including private, public, third sector and education. She is a Fellow of the CIPD and an accredited ILM Mediator

10:30-16:00, 24 May 2022
Nadia Simpson