Webinar: Mental Health Awareness – what we should all know and steps to take?

Wednesday, 03 June 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jamie Welsh, Independent Trainer and Associate, of Create Solutions Ltd

As the industry has been hit with a huge disruption to the way people work, the way business is transacted, the changes to personal lives and circumstances, and on top of that the uncertainty that exists as a result of Covid-19, people may feel overwhelmed and find it even more difficult to cope and deal with things than ever before.

Mental health problems are more common than many people think , and it is the leading cause of sickness and absence in the workplace. It will undoubtedly spike again as a result of our current situation.

During this session, we will look at:
• Mental Well-being – what this actually means?
• The common issues with Mental Health in the workplace (Including where staff are working from home)
• Mental Health in the workplace and the legal responsibility for Employers
• The workplace impact of Mental Health problems
• Give some ideas about what people can do to promote wellbeing within their organisation

Learning Objectives
By the end of the session, delegates will:
• Have an awareness of what Mental Health means, some of the legal responsibilities of a firm and how it can actually have an impact on the organisation
• Have knowledge of some of the common Mental Health issues
• Understand some of the steps you can take to help yourself and individuals within the organisation

Speaker Biography:
Jaime Welsh is an independent Trainer and Associate of Create Solutions Ltd.
Jaime is a fully qualified freelance First Aid and First Aid for Mental Health instructor who has been teaching a variety of first aid courses for over 10 years to a number of audiences and within many different sectors of business, ranging from large global corporate organisations, to smaller more niche businesses in and around the UK. Originally from and HR and training background within a global corporate organisation, Jaime is passionate about what she does and is eager to get individuals within the workplace starting conversations about mental health and reducing the stigma surrounding mental health.

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