Modular tutorial-style training sessions to provide guidance on Strategy & Implementation of Stress and Mental Health Management in the Workplace.

Intended for key personnel and policy/strategy makers, these six modules follow the “Introduction to Managing Stress and Mental Health in the Workplace” course to build on delegates’ knowledge over time. The aim is to support attendees with a 360-degree strategy and implementation plan on managing stress and mental ill health in the workplace and then develop a monitoring and evaluation system to maintain ongoing successful management.

Key details:
  • Prerequisites: Attended the “Introduction to Managing Stress and Mental Health” course
  •  Aimed at: HR and/or Policy & Strategy Makers
  • Cost: £235 + VAT per delegate, per module
  • Duration: Approx. 2½ hours (09:30 to 12:00)
  • Location: Lloyd’s building, 1 Lime Street, EC3M 7HA

Module 1

  • Business Case
    • Why Mental Health management is important to your business
    • Business costs incl. presenteeism & productivity, absenteeism, staff turnover & loss of talent
    • Quantifying the cost of mental health to your company
    • Lloyd’s Market developments incl. Cultural change, Diversity & Inclusion, working together
  • Leadership / Senior Management Commitment
    • The importance of leadership commitment
    • How to engage your leaders
    • How to engage your employees
    • Research and top tips
  • Organisation Commitment
    • Building Resilience – How to create a strong mental health management structure

Module 2

  • Policy & Strategy – Management practice overview
    • Management practice overview
    • Strategy creation
    • Bespoke policy formation incl. Mental Health policy, recruitment, presenteeism/absenteeism, absence management, staff turnover
    • Core values and commitment to health and wellbeing
  • Legal Case / Legal Responsibility
    • Moral and ethical case for Mental Health management
    • Law relevant to mental health
    • Government initiatives and guidance

Module 3

  • Managing mental ill-health
    • Return to work policy
    • Workplace adjustments
    • Staying well at work
    • Stigma/discrimination/unconscious bias
    • Early warning signs
    • Services and support networks
    • Health support services including Private Medical Insurance (PMI), Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), Counselling
    • Health and Wellbeing coaching
    • Signposting

Module 4

  • Creating a positive culture towards managing stress and mental health in the workplace
    • Building transparency / communication strategy for all staff
    • Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the workplace
    • Forming steering groups and focus groups
    • Cultural change towards mental health – briefings, team meetings, informal talks, etc.
    • Building staff awareness through training:
      • MHFA Mental Health First Aider certification
      • General awareness in stress and mental health
      • Line Manager, Wellbeing Champion, employee training and awareness in resilience, mindfulness, work/life balance

Module 5

  • The importance of Line Manager Training and their Role in Mental Health Management
    • The pressured manager – Building personal resilience
    • Using current knowledge and raising awareness
    • Communicating, engaging and intervening
    • Non-judgemental listening skills
    • Having difficult conversations
    • Managing the individual and the team
    • Managing staff who are ‘stressed / pressured’
    • Building trust and value

Module 6

  • Assessment & Accountability
    • Awareness of the HSE Management Standards and the 6 key areas of work design (demands, control, support, relationships, role, change)
    • Mental Health indicators incl. HSE stress indicator, 180/360 feedback, Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale, Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index
    • Monitor and review process
    • Performance appraisals to consider self-care in addition to work achievement

Price and availability:

The Strategy & Implementation of Stress and Mental Health Management in the Workplace course is a modular training series, so delegates can pick and choose which modules they wish to attend. There is no need to attend them in any order, and you do not have to have completed an earlier module before starting a later one.

The modules are priced at £235 + VAT per delegate, per module. Individuals and delegate groups can be booked using the online tool below.

Do you have a larger group of delegates that require training?

We can run a bespoke course for groups of 6 or more delegates. The training can be conducted either at your workplace or at our offices in the Lloyd’s building.

Please get in touch so that we can discuss your specific requirements and your preferred dates.