Most people expect to encounter some form of pressure when they get to work. Deadlines, bosses, targets — they all play a part. Some independent studies even suggest that a little pressure helps us work to the best of our ability.
But too much pressure is bad for us, in any dosage. Long term pressure can turn into stress and have negative impacts on our health and happiness, both at home and at work.
The government is so concerned about employee psychology, it's made it mandatory for organisations to assess risk from mental health issues:
"Whether work is causing the [mental] health issue or aggravating it, employers have a legal responsibility to help their employees. Work-related mental health issues must be assessed to measure the levels of risk to staff. Where a risk is identified, steps must be taken to remove it or reduce it as far as reasonably practicable." ~ hse.gov.uk
Our one-day Managing Stress at Work course is basic emotional training that's suitable for all staff. It provides an opportunity to understand how the HSE defines stress, its effect in the workplace and how to deal with it.
Companies get to know how to initiate a positive attitude and approach to reducing stress and enhancing wellbeing throughout their organisation. Our course:
Stress has many subtle key signs and indicators as well as obvious ones. Staff might otherwise miss these signs — or worse, be unprepared to deal with them — if they don't take a bespoke course. In our training, delegates learn:
You'll find this course on Page 19 of our 2019 Prospectus.
n.b. this is not the mental health awareness course for managers, supervisors and directors; you'll find that here or on Page 25 of the 2019 Prospectus.
This course is delivered in association with Ann McCracken Consultancy
This course doesn't have set dates, but can be booked ad hoc and often tailored to your requirement with sufficient notice. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.