New Mental Health Awareness for Managers Course

Even in the most uncertain of times, the role of a manager remains the same: to support your team members. That includes supporting their mental health. The good news is that many of the tools you need to do so are the same ones that make you an effective manager.

Supporting employees mental health is crucial more now than ever before. Research conducted prior to the pandemic highlighted that developing mentally healthy workplaces benefits both the organisation and employees by reducing staff sickness, improving job satisfaction and job retention. Are you interested in finding out how to develop confidence in your staff and create an inclusive mentally healthy work culture? Then perhaps this workshop is right for you.


What is the workshop?


This 3-hour workshop gives managers the knowledge and skills to meet both HSE and NICE standards for identifying and addressing risks to mental health in the workplace. It will help managers to confidently develop mental health awareness, reduce stigma and discrimination, fostering productive and supportive working cultures and teams.

Delegates will also learn how to recognise risks to mental health and how to supportively address them for themselves and with staff. The course explores practical strategies and can be tailored to particular settings. It will give managers tools and resources that can be used to promote self-care, and facilitate supportive conversations about mutually agreed strategies and signposting.


Learning Outcomes


  • Developing a mentally healthy culture that supports self-care
  • Enabling both employers and employees to confidently take responsibility for mental health and wellbeing
  • Recognise risks and signs of mental ill health to agree timely support
  • How to have supportive conversations and plan with employees to address needs
  • Using evidence based tools and resources to promote self-care and wellbeing plans
  • Supportive signposting


To access this course and find out upcoming dates, view our Training Calendar page for details, call 01733 37187 or email Please note: our new calendar for 2021/22 academic year can now be viewed online.


More information


For more information about our range of training including pricing please visit our Mental Health Training page.

By booking a place you will also gain access to free Level 2 accredited training as part of our distance learning programme. Alternatively, we can tailor the course to whole staff teams or clusters of schools. For more information about any of the services we offer please our Menu of Services page or contact the office on 01733 373187.


NEW course coming soon


We are regularly implementing feedback you share with us and developing new courses, the next course to be launched soon will be the ‘Reflective Supervisions Skills’ programme for senior leaders. This 2 day course gives you the opportunity to learn from clinical professionals in how to apply evidence-based interventions to facilitate reflective practice. Get in touch to register your interest or simply find out more.

If you are interested in supporting us to host training events please do let us know as we hope to be delivering face to face courses from September 2021.