STAGE two: EDUCATION

MENTAL HEALTH WORKPLACE BLUEPRINT

With the benefits and increased knowledge brought about by our new tools from Stage 1: Awareness, we dive deeper in Stage 2. This 3 workshop stage takes participants through the awareness, education, support, management and resilience of mental health, mental illness & suicide.

WORKSHOP 1: MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION & SUPPORT

WORKSHOP 2: MENTAL HEALTH 
RESILIENCE

WORKSHOP 3: MENTAL ILLNESS & SUICIDE

Part 1: About Mental Health
Understanding & using the the Mental Health Continuum

Part 2: Mental Illness Statistics in Australia
Most common mental illnesses

Part 3: Activity
How has mental health impacted your life?

Part 4 - Contributing Factors
Understanding the top contributing factors to poor mental health of an Australian employee

Part 5: Baseline Method
Identifying the signs and symptoms of poor mental health using our Baseline Method

Part 6: Support Networks - Role and Responsibility
Knowing and understanding your role and responsibility in being a support to a friend, family member or fellow worker

Part 7: Support Scaffold: I.S.E.A.
Our Acronym to use when supporting a friend, family member or fellow worker

PART 8: Activity
Workplace scenario breakdown

Session Length: 2 hours (can be modified to suit the clients needs)

Part 1: What is the Meaning of Resilience?
• What does resilience look like?
• Activity: What does being resilient look like to you?
• Our 6 Domains of Resilience: Traits & Behaviours

Part 2: Contributing Factors that Challenge our Mental Resilience
• Activity: What are your contributing factors: Understanding what is affecting your mental health so you can put the appropriate actions in place to better. manage you're contributing factors
• Understanding the change within ourselves using our Baseline Method
• Understanding the link between our Mental Health Cup, Mental Health Continuum and the Baseline Method

Part 3: Understanding Support Networks
• Profile of a good support network
• Activity: Building your own support network toolbox appropriate to your needs
• Understanding coping strategies
• Fundamental coping strategies: Evidence based
• Build your own Coping Strategy tool box

Part 4: Mental Health Movement Mindset's towards Mental Resilience:
• What is Mindset?
• Understanding different Mindsets
• Re-calibrating exercise

Session Length: 2 hours (can be modified to suit the clients needs)

Part 1 - Mental Illness & Suicide in the Australian Workplace

• Risk factors for suicide
• Warning Signs of Suicide
• Responding to Warning Signs
• Immediate Actions When Responding to a     Suicide Attempt
• Safe language and ways to talk about suicide
• Support Networks Available

Part 2 - Mental Illness:
• What is Mental Illness
• Types of Mental Illness
• Most Common Mental Illnesses in Australia:Understanding anxiety disorders, depressive disorders and substance use disorders
• Mental Illness prevalence in Australia
• Risk Factors of Mental Illness
• Signs and Symptoms: Anxiety disorders, depressive disorders and substance use disorders
• Responding to a Mental Illness: A guide on how to respond to and support a work colleague experiencing a mental health issue or a mental illness
• Available support networks

Session Length: 90 minutes

Please note we offer additional, optional workshops to enhance your Stage 2 learning. They are;

- ADDICTION WORKSHOP – SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP -
- MANAGING A FATALITY IN THE WORKPLACE – MAINTAINING MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIPS WORKSHOP -