Continuing Education Credits
HRCI – 13 HR(General) Credits • SHRM – 13 PDC’s
There are no reasons to be stressed out, right? Wrong! We’re in a mental health crisis! We have plenty of reasons to be stressed out right now. Turn on the news, read your phone alerts, and scroll through your social media feeds and you will see how Americans are besieged by stress. We are being bombarded with mental health triggers. Some of the things we are facing as a society in addition to a three-year, constant health threat with fluctuating Covid-19 variant numbers, concern about nuclear war, economic uncertainty, a spike in prices at the gas pumps, and grocery stores making a 40-year high, the increase on retaliation and sexual harassment claims, the move to a digital workforce, the great resignation, natural disasters plus the alarming numbers of shootings all over the country.
It is no wonder mental health has reached a crisis stage in the United States. Recent statistics show that depression is climbing since the onset of the pandemic:
Stats from LifeWorks Mental Health Index, 2021
As employers move toward establishing a new workplace equilibrium, we are being asked to deliver certainty during uncertain times. Healthy and productive people are the heart of high-performing organizations. Protecting and promoting mental health at work is about strengthening capacities to recognize and act on mental health conditions at work, particularly for the person responsible for the supervision of others, such as managers.
Everyone has the right to work and all workers have the right to a safe and healthy working environment. Work can be a protective factor for mental health, but it can also contribute to worsening mental health.
This 2-Day Mental Health and Corporate Wellness in the Workplace Certificate Program will equip you to protect and promote physical and mental health at work and support people with mental health conditions to participate fully and equitably at work.
“I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true.” – Audrey Hepburn
Continuing Education Credits:
Schedule: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time on Both Days (Detailed Agenda Below)
In these uncertain times, organizations are striving to establish a new balance in the workplace. This involves ensuring stability and providing assurance amidst the volatile, unpredictable environment. At the core of all high-performing organizations lie healthy, productive individuals who drive progress and success. As such, it is imperative to protect and promote mental health within the professional sphere, particularly for those in managerial roles tasked with supervising and guiding others.
Our 2-Day Mental Health and Corporate Wellness in the Workplace Certificate Program is an essential step towards this goal. This comprehensive training will empower you with crucial knowledge and practical tools to create a robust work environment that prioritizes both physical and mental health. The program is specially designed to assist you in recognizing the signs and symptoms of various mental health conditions, understanding their impact on performance and productivity, and acting effectively to support affected individuals.
This course is not merely about mental health awareness. It’s about transforming the culture of your organization to be inclusive and supportive, allowing individuals with mental health conditions to participate fully and equitably in the workplace. We will guide you through implementing comprehensive mental health strategies, creating wellness programs, and promoting healthy behaviors. You’ll also learn about mental health legislation, such as the Mental Health Parity Act and the Family Medical Leave Act, and how they intersect with corporate policies.
Moreover, we will provide insights into the role of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) and their benefits. We will delve into the crucial aspect of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its provisions for reasonable accommodation. We will also discuss how to create a culture of wellness by promoting healthy eating, encouraging breaks, and maintaining a substance-free environment, along with strategies for evaluating program results and sharing achievements.
The training concludes with a glimpse into the future: we’ll discuss the trends expected in 2024-2025 for healthier, happier workplaces. By participating in this program, you’ll be well-equipped to lead your team toward better mental and physical health, foster an environment of understanding and empathy, and ultimately drive higher productivity and performance.
The training concludes with a look at trends for a healthier, happier workforce in 2025, and a final review and post-test.