Mental Health within the Workplace

Time and Place
Start Time:Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:00 AM
End Time:Thursday, October 10, 2019 1:00 PM
Held By:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Location:Barbados Employers Confederation


Workplace Mental Health


As employers it’s our duty to provide a safe and healthy working environment for our employees. Emphasis is often placed on the physical, chemical and biological hazards which may affect them. While assuming these categories are safe for our employees, their employees psychological/mental health and safety is often overlooked. Supporting your employees’ mental health can improve productivity, cut down on absences, and increase worker retention.

It can be a complex task, but we are here to help. Join us as we have a robust discussion guided by the below topics.


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Topics to be discussed:

• What is Mental Health

• Early warning signs & what to look for

• How a person’s mental health is affected

• Myths and facts related to Mental Health

• How to deal with an employee who has a mental health challenge

• Mental Health and Wellness (Positive mental health, ways to maintain positive mental health, the importance of prevention, what employers can do to contribute to/ promote wellness)

• Recovery (What is recovery, possibilities of recovery, phases that support recovery, recovery plans)

• The importance of a work life balance



This training will be a very practical session with power point presentations, question and answer sessions, worked examples and template reviews.


Who Should Attend:

• Human Resource Professionals

• Administrative Professionals

• Business Owners

• Line Managers

• Supervisors

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