Strategies for positive mental health in the workplace - Online

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8 December 2022 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

This one-and-a-half-hour webinar is FREE to NICVA members. It will provide you with strategies and practical tools to support positive mental health in the workplace from experts from the mental health field in our sector.

This webinar is in response to our cost of living crisis members' survey - you told us that one of your main concerns is you staff and volunteers wellbeing and mental health. It is part of our wellbeing series for managers, trustees and HR professionals.

It will take the form of a panel from a range of member organisations who will share their expertise and knowledge and give tips and advice on how to help your staff and volunteers, as well as build in organisational practices and policies to support them.

The purpose of it is to equip managers with strategies to help their staff and volunteers and to embed a culture that supports positive mental health.

Organisations on the panel are:

More information about the panel

Colin Robinson has worked as Training Services Manager at ASCERT for the past seven years. He manages the Workforce Development programme providing substance misuse training to staff across the voluntary and statutory sectors. ASCERT delivers a range of services that include community support, education and training, direct client intervention and family support. ASCERT's mission is to address alcohol and drug related issues, reduce harm and support positive change

Nigel Fyffe is one of AWARE’s Training and Development Officers.  His role includes the development, coordination and delivery of AWARE’s portfolio of education and training programmes; these include ‘Mood Matters’, their tailored mental Health awareness programme,  ‘Supporting Employee Wellbeing’ , a tailored skills development programme for managers and team leaders, and Mental Health First Aid.  He is also responsible for developing Aware’s Workplace Mindfulness project and the recently developed E-Learning platform, ‘iAmAWARE’. 

Sarah Barrow is Clinical Advisor in Therapeutic and Wellbeing Services in Inspire. She is also a Trauma Therapist and Clinical Supervisor. Sarah has worked for Inspire for seven years. Inspire delivers a range of Therapeutic and Wellbeing, Advocacy, Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Services.

Paul Sampson has been working within the voluntary and community sector for the past 12 years, during this time he has worked alongside the PHA to deliver improved access to support services to rural communities and managed a volunteer team of 500 people. He is currently the Service Delivery Coordinator for Cruse Bereavement Support. 

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