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Workplace Training

We provide training courses on a variety of topics based on improving the health and well-being of employees.

The courses offered are dependent on the needs of individual businesses and may be delivered within workplaces and cover a variety of different health topics.

Our courses are appropriate for employers, employee’s and managers

If your workplace is interested in looking at the health and well-being of their staff and have some training needs please contact Rachel Faulkner, Workplace Health Coordinator on 01209 615600 or visit www.behealthyatwork.org

Training available includes:

 


Stress Awareness

Workplaces can help to promote resilience in their employees and they also have an important role to play in promoting mental well-being. They not only help develop an individual’s self-esteem and sense of identity but also help to provide a sense of fulfillment and opportunities for social interaction.

However when the pressure of work exceeds an employee’s ability to cope it can have negative effects on the their mental health, particularly in the form of stress.

This training looks at the themes that contribute to stress and explores ways that employees can manage stress within the workplace for themselves and their colleagues.

 

  •          Explore the Signs, Symptoms & Effects of stress
  •          Understand the importance of positive employee behaviour and increase awareness of          your own behaviour.
  •          Develop the tools to further enhance and/or develop your skills
  •          Where to go and how to access help

 

If you would like further information on this or other courses or to discuss a more bespoke delivery then please contact our Skills Development Lead on 01209 615600 or iherbert@cornwall.gov.uk


Mental Health Awareness

The World Health Organisation defines health as: “a state of (complete) physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”, thus we need to see our mental and physical health as a whole and how one can affect the other.

Our mental health influences how we think and feel about ourselves and others and how we interpret events. It also influences our ability to cope with change, transition and life’s challenges.

Learners will explore what is meant by mental ill health, how to recognise the signs and symptoms and how to support someone through this experience including where to go for help.

Learning outcomes:

  1.  Identify current concepts of mental well-being.
  2.  Understand a range of mental health conditions.
  3.  How can mental well-being be improved and maintained

If you would like further information on this or other courses or to discuss a more bespoke delivery then please contact our Skills Development Lead on 01209 615600 or iherbert@cornwall.gov.uk


Making Every Contact Count WPH

Making every contact count (MECC) is an approach to improving health and reducing health inequalities developed by the NHS and local government. It is a way of encouraging and helping people to make healthier choices and to achieve positive long-term behaviour change.

The aim of this training is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to “Make Every Contact Count” in their day to day work, offering practical support to individuals in their efforts to attain a healthier lifestyle.

Students will learn how effective communication can support behaviour change, how to promote key health messages and use brief intervention and motivational interviewing techniques to move through the cycle of change.

Summary of Learning Outcomes:

  1. Recognise how effective communication supports the delivery of health messages.

  2. Understand the cycle of behaviour change model

  3. Identify key health messages and the importance of healthy lifestyle choices

  4. Know how to deliver brief advice and brief interventions.

  5. Understand basic motivational interviewing techniques


Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation and Sleep Hygiene

Mindfulness is the process of bringing one's attention to experiences or sensations occurring in the present moment, to an understanding of how we feel in any given moment and to noticing "whats around us" . This can be developed through the practice of meditation and other training. 

Meditation is both a journey and the destination. Meditation practices can help develop a sense of mindfulness, be useful for combating stress related conditions, and helpful in developing a greater awareness of our mental health and well-being.

Sleep Hygiene. Sleep is an essential part of feeling well and feeling happy, but almost everyone experiences problems sleeping at some time. Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference to your quality of life and to your overall mental health and well-being.

This training brings together these three topics in a fun, informative and interactive delivery and is a perfect adjunct to Stress Awareness and Resilience training


Developing Resilience

Taking steps to look after your well-being can help you deal with pressure, and reduce the impact that stress has on your life.

Developing emotional resilience is more than your ability to bounce back, but also your capacity to adapt in the face of challenging circumstances, whilst maintaining a good sense of mental health and well-being. Resilience isn't a personality trait – it's something that we can all take steps to achieve.

This training will help you to

  •          Define resilience
  •          Understand how stress undermines resilience
  •          Develop a personal resilience toolkit