Date(s) - 12th May 2021
9:15 am - 12:30 pm

Learn from Mental Health training expert Becky Wright on how to promote the well being of your team and support good mental health at work.

About this Event

This is your opportunity to attend this exclusive workshop on how to promote the well being of your team and support good mental health at work.

Becky Wright is a member of Taunton Chamber of Commerce and a local Mental Health Trainer and SME owner. Becky will provide you with a SME Toolkit for Mental Health and Wellbeing.

This three-hour online interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to understand:

• What is mental health?

• What is stress?

• Tips and techniques to stay well at work

• Factors that affect mental health stigma and the impact

• Types of mental health conditions – spotting the signs

• Useful statistics and resources to access, Mental Health First Aid overview

• Practical steps to provide assistance to others and toolkit of support for you and your employees

Source Materials and joining instructions will be sent to delegates the day before the course

Why has this course been developed?

Somerset’s economy is predominantly made up of small businesses: 76% of the County’s businesses have fewer than 5 employees and a further 13% have 5-9 employees. SMEs are the backbone of our economy, it’s a sector bursting with talent, entrepreneurship and potential. It is also one of the worst performing in terms of employee health outcomes, with one-third of SME employees experiencing a mental health problem during their working life (CIPD, 2016).

So how can we develop a toolkit specifically for the SME? New Leaf has been working on this for sometime alongside the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturing. At a time when there is a national focus on productivity the inescapable conclusion is that it is massively in the interest of employers to prioritise and invest far more in improving mental health. Many SMEs say that they struggle to access mental health provision due to the costs involved or they do not know what to buy to best support their employees. This workshop will provide a good introduction to Mental Health and equip you with a toolkit that you can start using in your business.

Putting well being at the heart of workplace design for GIG workers and SMES will allow us to grow a new world of work where we can look after our well being and engage in this new economy and feel well in our being.

“We are pleased to announce that our course has been independently evaluated for Continuing Professional Development purposes by The CPD Certification Service. This means our course complies with universally accepted principles of Continual Professional Development (CPD) and has been structured to meet the criteria of personal development plans”.

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