• February 26th - 27th, 2019
  • Wellington, New Zealand
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Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing Workshop

Strategies to develop and roll-out a cost-effective, scalable mental health and wellbeing initiative for your organisation

  • February 26th - 27th, 2019
  • Cliftons Wellington

OVERVIEW

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- What is mental health and how do you detect mental health issues at work?
- Understanding employer responsibilities and risks at all levels
- Educate organisational leaders about psychological health and wellbeing
- Supporting executive managers and staff managing common workplace mental health issues

SPEAKERS

Kirsty Agar-Jacomb

Kirsty Agar-Jacomb

Kirsty is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who believes in the relevance and value of clinical psychological knowledge and practices to workplace and organisational contexts. Kirsty is Clinical Improvement Coordinator of Specialist Mental Health and Addictions Services for Waitemata District Health Board, where she leads projects implementing clinical quality improvement initiatives, change management processes and innovation.

She has 19 years of experience working in the mental health field in both NGO and DHB sectors. In her leadership roles she has contributed to governance, strategic planning, service development and improvement, and workforce development.

Clinical Psychologist and Consultant
Breakglass

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THE SCHEDULE

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Day One - 26th February 2019
Day Two - 27th February 2019
Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing Workshop - 26 Feb - 08:30- 16:30

Workshop

Mental health and wellbeing fundamentals

- What is mental health and how do you detect mental health issues in your business?

- What part does the employer play? Where does that role begin and end?

- What is organisational wellbeing? Explore short- and long-term wellbeing issues

- Understanding the impacts of stress in your workplace


Understanding employer and employee responsibilities and risks

- Navigating legal WHS requirements and responsibilities

- Effectively handling pre-employment medicals to help manage risk and exposure

- Workers compensation issues and optimal return to work outcomes

- ROI for investing in mental health - making the case to your business


Understanding mental health in the workplace

- Common workplace mental health issues

- Indicators of positive mental health

- Mental health concern vs mental illness

- Tackling common mental illnesses - anxiety, depression and substance abuse


Wellbeing and resilience for managers and employees

- Workplace wellbeing interventions

- Encouraging employee resilience

- Discussing wellbeing with employees and managers

- Manager self-care

  • Kirsty Agar-Jacomb

    Kirsty Agar-Jacomb Clinical Psychologist and Consultant Breakglass

Workshop

Day Two


Facilitating behavioural change across your organisation

- Create clearly defined roles, effectively manage relationships and conflict

- Understanding people’s stress reactions - body, mind, behaviour and emotions

- Use mindfulness to choose when and how to engage with employees

- Balancing advocacy with inquiry and tackling resistance


Enabling managers to engage effectively

- The role of the manager - what to do and what not to do

- Identify early warning signs and educate leaders

- Practical intervention and support strategies

- Managing difficult conversations


Strategies to destigmatise conversations from senior leadership levels down

- Educate organisational leaders about psychological health and wellbeing

- Executive-level ‘champions’ in creating a psychologically safe work culture

- Top-down organisational leadership around mental health and wellbeing

- Supporting executive managers and staff


Summary of key ideas, strategies and action plans

- Wrap-up and discussion of organisational perspectives on mental health and wellbeing

- Communication strategies to destigmatise, engage managers and senior leaders

- Supporting your managers with self-care strategies

- Summarise specific steps for action in your organisation

  • Kirsty Agar-Jacomb

    Kirsty Agar-Jacomb Clinical Psychologist and Consultant Breakglass

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Cliftons Wellington

Level 28, The Majestic Centre 100 Willis Street, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

+64 4 901 9011

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