Understanding the impact of mental health in the post COVID workplace and beyond
This workshop will introduce you to the concerns employers are facing in regard to mental health as they and their employees begin to transition into the post-COVID workplace. Some topics of discussion include:
Productivity and financial repercussions of failing to identify and respond to mental health in the workplace.
Assessing your current efficacy of the mental health portion of your organization's “wellness” programs.
Identifying the necessary components for creating a post-COVID trauma informed culture in your organization.
What to consider when selecting resources /training to increase your own mental health literacy and the literacy of your staff.
Ignoring Workplace Mental Health? It could be costing you millions
Investing in a mentally healthy workforce is good for business. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, the leading cause of absenteeism in the United States is depression. 1 in 5 adults will experience a diagnosable mental illness in any given year. Identifying, understanding and responding to employees with mental health issues results in lower total medical costs, increased productivity, lower absenteeism and decreased disability costs. Get a head start on saving money right now!
Stress vs. Anxiety: Self care vs. treatment
Contrary to popular belief stress and anxiety are not synonymous. Understand the differences from a biopsychosocial perspective and how to empower your employees to learn the difference and implement appropriate self care strategies to increase psychological flexibility.
3 one-hour psychoeducation sessions
Components of a Trauma Informed Workplace
The events of the past two years have created an experience of both individualized and collective trauma. What does it mean to be "trauma informed" and how do you integrate components of trauma informed environment into your workplace culture?