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Posted on 28 Mar 2024

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry are running a comprehensive one day workshop to improve your ability to manage complex mental health issues in the workplace.

Over the course of the day, we will look at mental health from a number of different perspectives, providing a clear understanding of workplace obligations under privacy, disability discrimination, workplace relations and safety laws. You will learn, with the benefit of case studies, group work and multimedia, how to effectively support and manage employees with mental health conditions as well as how to build a mentally healthy workplace that is both safe and productive.

Learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of facts about mental health in Australia
  • Understanding why mental health is a workplace issue
  • Recognising early warning signs of poor mental health
  • How to have a supportive conversation
  • Dealing with a mental health crisis
  • Knowing the importance of engaging with doctors
  • Managing team impact
  • Making reasonable adjustments
  • Understanding performance management in relation to mental health
  • Mental health and workers compensation
  • Creating a mentally healthy workplace

This course is suited to business owners, senior managers, HR and OHS professionals, Return to Work Coordinators and people managers.

Date:      Wednesday 17 July

Time:      9.30am - 4.30pm

Where:    Greater Shepparton Business Centre, 70 New Dookie Road,  Shepparton

Cost:       $695 (GST excl) for members, $910 (GST excl) non-members

More information and registration details can be found here.