Navigating mental health challenges in the workplace can be complex. 

Mental Health Essentials for People Leaders is a half-day intensive program giving you an in-depth understanding of the mental health challenges your employees might face and the skills to provide support.

This training will increase your understanding of mental health, and diminish mental health stigmas on a personal, societal, and organisational level.

Emphasising early recognition and strategic intervention, you'll be equipped with a suite of skills to navigate these challenges to foster a culture of understanding and support.

Who should attend

This short course is designed for leaders and managers who want to expand their understanding of mental health, effective communication and team management.

Skills you’ll learn

  • Facilitate mental health conversations
  • Promote mental wellbeing
  • Positive leadership
  • Resilience and work-life balance.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain insight into the prevalence of mental health issues in Australia's working population
  • Develop proficiency in initiating supportive conversations and interventions
  • Apply strategies to foster a culture of mental well-being within teams
  • Understand the balance between leadership responsibilities and accommodating mental health needs

About your instructors

  • Cassandra Danskin

    Cassandra is a highly-regarded facilitator with a wealth of knowledge spanning paramedic services, occupational rehabilitation, and mental health.
  • Teresa Coffey

    Teresa is a rehab counsellor, facilitator and consultant specialising in mental health and injury management.

Why Swinburne?

Delivered by facilitators who are industry experts

Participant course training manual

Live Online delivery allows you to do the course from anywhere

Access to our team of Customer Development Advisors

Upcoming dates
Live Online Delivery

Our Live Online delivery

Our Live Online delivery is a dynamic, engaging and interactive way to learn remotely. It’s just like face-to-face but with the added benefits of digital technology. Your facilitator will present in real-time, and you will be able to participate in group discussions and collaborate on exercises and group activities using our interactive platforms.

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