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Buyer's Guide – Mental Health Training Tools

Mental Health Training Tools
13 July 2021
 

As employee wellbeing remains a priority for facilities and workplace managers, explore the variety of mental health training tools available.

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Work Well Being

Work Well Being specialise in delivering workplace wellbeing programmes and initiatives, designed to enhance employee health and happiness.

They believe the workplace can be a force for positive change, supporting employees to live their lives well; and in turn doing better business.

Their Wellbeing Days are delivered by experienced practitioners and are tailored to your business, incorporating workshops, yoga classes, massage appointments and health checks.

Used By
GoDaddy, WorldPay and Prudential

Price
On request, from £1,000

Best For
Larger groups and teams who work remotely and will benefit from face-to-face time with colleagues and practitioners.

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Mental Health at Work

Mental Health at Work is free to use for anyone, without registering or signing up to anything, which is a great benefit.

Many of the resources have been organised into toolkits. These are pre-packaged suggestions for sets of resources that go well together to help you focus on a particular area of workplace mental health. There are also specific toolkits for occupations such as construction, the voluntary sector and project managers.

The website also features guides to make sure your workplace mental health offering is inclusive to all groups.

Used By
Acas, CIPD and The Federation of Small Businesses

Price
Free

Best For
Small businesses and individuals or those who don’t have the budget to invest in paid-for courses.

 
 
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Talkout

Talkout’s ethos is all about driving employee wellness through the use of technology.

Their Virtual Reality as a Service (VRaaS) platform aims to transform the way wellbeing training is delivered, making complex scenarios easy to understand and the most dangerous environments become safe. The result is accelerated development, higher levels of knowledge retention, and exceptional learning outcomes.

Talkout runs a variety of courses, but offers specific training for line managers. The full-day CPD accredited course explores mental health awareness and the impact of the line manager when dealing with common mental health issues at work.

The online course can also be run in-house on request.

Used By
Veolia, City of Wolverhampton College and Gwent Police

Price
£150 per person

Best For
Line managers, senior leaders and tech-led businesses or those with an interest in improving their access to technology for employee mental health.

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MHFA England

MHFA England’s mission is to train one in ten people in mental health awareness and skills, through creating mental health first aiders.

They offer a range of evidence-based face to face and digital learning, from awareness raising to skill development. They empower people to notice signs of mental ill health, and encourage them to break down barriers, listen in a non-judgemental way, and signpost to support for recovery.

Their online mental health first aider course takes place through four live training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between. Everyone who completes the course gets a certificate of attendance to say that they are a mental health first aider.

Used By
Deloitte, King’s College London, Royal Mail

 

"The qualification helps you to understand employees better and how they can be supported. Naturally, an employee that feels supported, valued and understood will perform better."

 


– Stephen Peal
Managing Director, PPSPower

 

Price
£300 per person - Costs may vary depending on location and instructor

Best For
SMEs or individuals looking to gain knowledge of mental health basics. This is also a great accessible option, as all training is online.

 
 
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Arco Professional Safety Services

Arco’s stress and mental wellbeing management course is a one-day training session which provides a thorough understanding of mental wellbeing, stress and mental illnesses and how business managers can understand and improve them.

The course focuses on positive psychology and resilience and the physiology, signs and symptoms of stress. It also advises on how to complete a stress risk assessment.

Courses can be held online, in-house, or at one of Arco’s centres.

Used By
Sense Massage Therapy

Price
£1,155 per person

Best For
Leaders interested in the physical impact of mental health and those wanting to input a stress risk assessment in their workplaces.

 

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Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 13 July 2021

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