Overview

According to the Office for National Statistics 15.8 million days are lost per year, due to mental health issues. Implementing an effective Mindfulness strategy in the workplace can help reduce workplace anxiety, stress and enhance organisational performance.

Practised across the public sector, Mindfulness can enhance performance, improve working memory, executive function, and individual resilience.

This Implementing Mindfulness at Work course provides you with the necessary tools and guidance needed to develop a realistic, sustainable strategy for implementing Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) in your organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop your knowledge of Mindfulness Based Interventions (MBIs) and the science behind them
  • Identify existing resources and potential challenges to implementing MBIs within your organisation
  • Identify how effective MBIs can positively impact issues within your organisation
  • Develop a solid framework to ensure good practice
  • Take away a strategic action plan for implementing MBIs within your organisation
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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Agenda

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09:15 - 09:45

Welcome and Registration

09:45 - 10:00

Trainer's Introduction and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:30

Why Use Mindfulness Based Interventions in the workplace?

  • Identify the need for Mindfulness
  • Explore the science of modern-day stress
  • Understand the issues facing modern workers/organisations
  • Learn and practice the breathing space exercise for everyday stress
10:30 - 11:45

What Sets Mindfulness Apart From Other Interventions?

  • Scientific research and evidence
  • Costs and benefits
  • Return on investment (ROI)
11:45 - 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 - 12:30

Good Practice

  • Establish a framework for good practice
  • Definite ‘dos’ – to establish a realistic, sustainable and effective MBI
  • Definite ‘don’ts’ – avoid common pitfalls and knowledge gaps
12:30 - 13:00

Working Models of Mindfulness Based Interventions (MBIs)

Working Models of Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs)

  • Gain insights and lessons learned from examples of successful workplace MBIs
  • Case study: positive outcomes derived from MBI
13:00 - 13:45

Lunch

13.45 - 14.45

Interactive Workshop: Putting the Knowledge into Practice

  • Demonstrate what you have learned
  • Identify issues
  • Explore how to work with challenges
  • Utilise existing resources
  • Develop appropriate strategies
  • Feedback to the group
14:45 - 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 - 15:45

Developing Your Action Plan

  • Relate the information to your context
  • Identify actions to begin your mindfulness project
15:45 - 16:15

Evaluation and Closing Remarks