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There shouldn’t be fear or silence around mental health in the workplace. We can show you how to start an open conversation with your employees to make your workplace mentally happier.

Attend our Championing Mental Health in the Workplace course to understand how to recognise important indicators of poor mental health and the best ways to respond and support staff across your organisation.

Leave the day with a mental health action plan to use within your organisation, including strategies and best practice techniques to assist your staff.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow.

Please note we will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

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Marie Thake
People Development Consultant - Truly Inspired

Marie is a dedicated, passionate professional people development specialist, who runs her own Coaching and training business. She partners with organisations to make a difference to employees as individuals and enables them to feel engaged with the organisations they work for, leading them to achieve their own and their organisations’ vision.

Marie is passionate about having the ability to enthuse others to learn, through engagement, building trust and understanding what motivates people to perform. She has held her role of Director and People Development Consultant for over 10 years following her roles for companies such as Prudential, HBOS, ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Improve your understanding of mental health issues mental health issues post-pandemic
  • Learn how to recognise indicators of poor or worsening mental health
  • Gain strategies and techniques to support staff
  • Create a mental health action plan for your team
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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0800 542 9414
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Mental Health in the Workplace

  • What do we mean by mental health?
  • Improve your understanding of mental health issues
  • Learn how mental health has changed post-pandemic
  • Understand your Legal duties and best practice guidelines
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Identifying Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

  • Learn how to recognise indicators of poor or worsening mental health
  • Identify workplace triggers
  • ‘Good’ vs. ‘Bad’ stress and how we react
  • What drains us and what sustains us?
12:00 - 13:00

Strategies and Techniques to Support Staff

  • Take away the stigma through behaviour and organisational culture
  • Learn how to have an open conversation about mental health with your staff
  • Gain techniques to appropriately respond to disclosure
  • Learn when to apply reasonable adjustments
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Creating a Mental Health Action Plan

  • Create a Mental Health Action Plan
    • For you
    • For your team
  • Gain further resources and tools to support you and your teams
  • Continue supporting staff’s mental health post-pandemic
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways