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COVID-19 REMOTE MANAGEMENT SERIES: WORKFORCE MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGIES FOR MANAGERS & LEADERS

17th - 18th, September 2020
Virtual / Streaming

Support the health and wellbeing of your teams, your organisation, and yourself through the challenges of COVID-19

Overview

- Understand the nature of anxiety in crisis contexts such as COVID-19
- Explore the psychological impact of remote working, and working in reduced teams
- Prepare for behavioural variations in response to crisis and implement support strategies
- Develop good personal mental health practices to ensure your own well-being

Agenda

Session One
Session Two
Workforce Mental Health Strategies for Managers & Leaders

17 Sep - 18 Sep

Mini-Workshop

Anxiety and change - Supporting the wellbeing of staff during Covid-19 (and beyond)

- Understanding the nature and cause of anxiety in the context of crisis

- Exploring its impact on the workplace, and at personal, environmental, and systemic levels

- Examining the psychology of change


Know what to expect as work continues to change

- Understanding the psychological impact of working in dispersed, remote and reduced teams

- Facilitating connection and cohesion in digital teams

- Responding to team member "survivor guilt"

- Communication techniques for empathetic understanding

- How to discuss the big topics like redundancy, death and illness

  • Melissa Harries Principal Psychologist Mindset Psychology

Mini-Workshop

Mental health for managers - Support your team and your organisation 

- Identifying red flags in staff (how well are they really coping)

- Broaching the topic of mental health with staff

- Understanding referral options and the manager's ongoing support role

- Responding to anxious workers


Self-care - Helping to build organisation-wide resilience

- Establishing a regular self-care routine for yourself to ensure stable leadership

- Encouraging positive well-being behaviours during isolation and different return-to-work scenarios

- Embedding self-care practices in the workplace (virtual and physical) to support the mental health for your team

  • Melissa Harries Principal Psychologist Mindset Psychology

Speakers

Melissa Harries

Melissa is a psychologist and specialist in developing proactive interventions that improve employee wellbeing, drawn from over a decade working with the Australian Army running a military mental health unit supporting a unit of 1200 soldiers.

She is also the founder of the Parramatta Psychology Clinic, in 2012, and provides EAP counselling, where she specialises in Managing Mental Health in the Workplace and Adaptability.

Principal Psychologist
Mindset Psychology

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