Supporting Mental Health Risk (Tactical Managerial Domain)
This course introduces managers to the topic of mental health, exploring the common mental health issues employees may experience and therefore, managers need to be prepared to deal with. The course covers the topic of relevant legal developments, describes the 13 factors of the national standard on psychological health and safety in the workplace, and indicates how manages can create that psychologically healthy and safe workplace. Another key topic of this course is addressing addictions in the workplace.
Key Performance Behaviours
Insight into Mental Health Manager success will be influenced by their understanding of mental health and the continuum from happy to mental illness.
Can define mental health and illness
Aware of the cost of mental health on productivity
Can measure the intangible cost of mental health on productivity
Has a working knowledge of what is depression
Aware of the trends in legislation referred to as the perfect storm
Knows what is meant by the term psychological injury
New 13 Psychological Factor Standard Manager success is enhanced by having a healthy and productive workforce.
Can identify the 13 factors of psychological safety and health (PSH)
Knows how to benchmark the 13 factors
Understands the purpose of the 13 PSH factors
Confident how a manager can promote the 13 PSH factors
Understands what employers can do to support the 13 PSH factors
Understands how the 13 PSH factors can address legal obligations
Promoting Psychological Safety Workforce productivity is enhanced by the ability to protect employee psychological safety and well-being.
Understands the employer’s duty to accommodate
Knows how to develop an accommodation
Understands how managers can support an employee with a mental health issue
Understands how to confront an employee on drugs in the workplace
Confident in how a manager must address employees whose behaviours suggest they may have a mental health issue
Understands the negative impact of stigma and what a manager can do to reduce it