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Managing Mental Health Training

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Corporate Training Mail Box (
Target Audience
All users
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Leadership and Management
Course description

This Workshop will enable delegates to positively support and manage staff who are experiencing mental ill health. The focus of the course will be on practical ways to manage and support positive mental well-being for all staff including employees who are experiencing stress and distress.

Training objectives

As a result of attending participants will be able to:

  • list the benefits of good practice in mental health
    well-being at work

  • recognise basic symptoms and early signs of mental ill
    health problems

  • identify common myths and stigmas surrounding mental ill

  • outline key areas of legislation that protect workers’
    rights in respect to mental ill health

  • describe the legal responsibilities that managers and
    organisations have towards employees with mental ill health problems

  • outline effective intervention strategies in relation to:

  • taking early action to discuss mental ill health issues
    with an employee

  • managing mental ill health at the workplace

  • managing mental ill health during sickness absence

  • managing the return to work following absence due to
    mental ill health

  • outline the principle of ‘reasonable adjustments’ and
    give examples of good practice in relation to mental health

  • demonstrate a simple and effective way to communicate
    with employees about a mental ill health matter


Learning outcomes

Managers who support staff in the workplace who are experiencing mental ill health issues.

Additional Information

Please note:

Parking around St. Mary's House is scarce due to limited parking.

Corporate Training offer a selection of teas/coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits.

Start Date
Monday 18 November 2019
End Date
Monday 18 November 2019
Closing Date
Sunday 17 November 2019
09:30 - 12:30
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