To encourage positive mental health in your team whilst working from home, it’s vital to connect and communicate effectively as a leader within your organisation.

Wellbeing, stress and productivity can be improved with the right management techniques. It is essential that organisations are proactively looking at ways to improve the mental wellbeing of their staff.

According to Nuffield Health, 80% of UK workers feel that working from home has negatively impacted their mental health.

This highly interactive and virtual Remotely Managing Your Teams’ Mental Health training course has been specifically designed to help you manage your teams’ mental health and wellbeing needs.

Host this In-House course for your teams to see how remote working impacts mental health; identify key triggers and stressors; develop strategies and techniques to help your remote team to pursue greater mental wellbeing, and develop a mental health plan that works for remote working.

Learning Outcomes

  • Review mental health and the remote workplace
  • Identify triggers and stressors in the remote working environment
  • Help your remote team to pursue greater mental wellbeing
  • Create your own wellness action plan
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
[email protected]


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09:15 - 09:45


09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Reviewing Mental Health and the Remote Workplace

  • Challenging misconceptions and stigma surrounding mental health
  • Gain the latest guidance on mental health and remote working
  • Understand your legal duties when it comes to safeguarding staff mental health
  • Understanding the effects of poor mental health on employees
  • How mental health affects your organisation
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Identifying Triggers and Stressors in Your Remote Work Environment

  • Recognising good and bad practice
  • The difference between pressure and stress – positive driver vs. negative energy sap
12:00 - 13:00

Employee Strategies: Helping Your Remote Team to Pursue Mental Wellbeing

  • Practising self-care whilst working from home
  • Having virtual conversations around mental health
  • The importance of supporting colleagues
  • Tackling loneliness
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Designing a Mental Health Plan that Works for Your Team

  • Creating your own wellness action plan
  • Practising responses in disclosure conversations
  • Determining useful tools and resources to signpost