The Managing Mental Health Course

Mental Health Training for managers, supervisors and HR professionals

Training for Managers to Support Staff with Mental Health Issues

Mental health training for managers is essential for businesses that want to support the mental wellbeing of their employees.

This 6 to 7-hour course is designed to support anyone involved in the management of people, such as line managers, supervisors, HR professionals and occupational health staff.

The course will provide practical guidance and give attendees the skills and confidence to have those difficult, and often challenging, conversations around mental health and wellbeing.

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What our Clients Think

“It is essential for our People Mangers to understand mental health to better support our employees throughout their career with PRS for Music. We have partnered with New Leaf Health to deliver training to our People Managers as the course was informative and gave our employees the required skills and knowledge.”

Wellbeing Leader

PRS for Music

The Managing Mental Health Course Information

The Managing Mental Health Course is designed to give workplace leaders the tools and knowledge to successfully promote positive mental health at work.

Attendees will not only understand more about mental health (including the legal guidelines around mental health at work), but will learn how to have mental health conversations with staff, which can often prove challenging.

All of this learning takes place whilst establishing the safe boundaries to protect the mental health of everyone involved.

The New Leaf Managing Mental Health Course comprises of four modules, giving your managers a baseline understanding of mental health and the core skills to promote mental wellbeing, as well as contextualising all of this learning from a management perspective.

The course is designed to support your managers to:

  • Improve emotional intelligence and understanding of mental health at work.
  • Recognise the legislation and guidelines around mental health at work.
  • Learn how to manage stress, improve resilience and break down stigma.
  • Build trusting relationships by effective listening.
  • Know the referral processes and what to do in a crisis.
  • Adopt the mantra of looking after “yourself” as well as others.
  • Recognise how to establish boundaries and understand the principles of safeguarding for vulnerable staff.

The Managing Mental Health Training Course is a full-day course, which can be hosted either online or face-to-face.

This course is designed for leaders who manage people in the workplace, regardless of job title. As an example, people who attend this course may include:

  • Line managers.
  • Supervisors.
  • Shift leaders.
  • Team leaders.
Additionally, this course is also ideal for HR leaders and occupational health staff, who may have a broader reach than some of the job titles mentioned above.

The Managing Mental Health Course was developed internally at New Leaf Health, based on years of experience, industry best-practise, and extensive research with multiple wellbeing professionals.

The course is also CPD-certified for active learning, meaning you can claim active learning hours towards your professional development requirements.

Yes, this course is available online via a meeting platform of your choice (e.g. Zoom, MS Teams, Google Meet etc.)

The online course runs in exactly the same way as the face-to-face course, so delegates will won’t lose out on any knowledge or exprience by attending online.

We’re one of the most active and experienced workplace wellbeing companies in the UK. We’ve been working with clients since 1996, and our collective experience extends well before this, too.

We’ve worked with a range of clients in all different sectors, including the UK government, the NHS, and many organisations in the private sector – from micro businesses, right up to multinational corporations.

In other words, when it comes to workplace wellbeing, we could write several books on the subject. If you’re trying to get on top of wellbeing challenges specific to your business, we can help.

At a Glance

7-Hour Course

8 - 16 delegates per session

For managers, supervisors and HR leaders

Delivered face-to-face or online

CPD-Certified Course

Includes physical work packs

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