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Head for Work: Types of training we offer

Head for Work: Workplace Mental Health Awareness Training
CONTACT Hanlie Burger – Project Coordinator  
Email: [email protected]  Tel:020 8515 7861     

Below is a list of types of training offered by the Head for Work project. Areas covered in training are based on full day training – please discuss at point of booking the areas you are interested in, particularly if you will be choosing a half day rather than a full day.

Positive Mental Health Training

Who is this for? 

  • Frontline staff
  • Service providers
  • Health care professional 
  • Third sector 

What will it cover?

  • The difference between mental health & mental illness
  • Factors that influence our mental health
  • Mental health signs & symptoms
  • Positive promotion of mental health
  • Mental health service provision and how to access them

Mindful Workplace Training

Who is this for? 

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Healthcare professional 
  • Third sector

What will it cover?

  • What mental health is and its causes
  • How to recognise signs and symptoms
  • Supporting staff who are experiencing mental distress at work
  • Culture and stigma around mental health

Emotional & Mental Wellbeing Training

Who is this for?

  • Anyone working with or supporting young people
  • Teaching Staff
  • Mentors
  • Life Coaches
  • Youth Worker

What will it cover?

  • Mental & emotionally wellbeing
  • Diagnosis, signs and symptoms in young people
  • Events that affect young people
  • Positive ways of communicating

Crisis Care Concordat

Who is this for?

  • Frontline staff in non-specialist mental health services from all sectors
  • NHS primary care including reception/practice managers
  • Local authority
  • Voluntary & community sector care providers
  • Private sector care providers
  • Met Police

What will it cover?

  • Understanding of mental health problems. 
  • Understand principles of mental health and recovery.
  • Understanding of key principles of the Crisis Concordat, and local actions.
  • Understanding of principles of co-production and user involvement, and how this relates to crisis care.
  • Knowledge around making better use of local pathways and services for residents.

Interested in booking training?

If you would like to discuss bring Head for Work trainers into your organisation, please contact Hanlie Burger on 020 8515 7861 or email [email protected].