The AIM WA/Lifeline WA program provides practical skills and knowledge for your frontline supervisors to respond appropriately to a staff member who may be experiencing a mental health problem.
Who Will Benefit
Any supervisor or frontline manager with direct reports or others responsible for responding to the needs of staff.
- Learn how to identify and respond appropriately to mental illness and ill-health in the workplace
- Explore the economic impact of mental illness
- Develop strategies to support employees whilst maintaining organisational goals
- Understand the importance of psychological health and safety within workplace culture
- Discover how to support a person returning to work after a mental illness
- Design and implement a return to work plan
- Learn how to plan for contingencies
- Learn how to reply to staff queries in a sensitive manner.
Participants should be able to:
- Respond appropriately to staff when they advise they are not coping
- Utilise strategies to support the individual and maintain a focus on organisational performance
- Protect the interests of both the individual and the organisation in the context of the Law and WHS risk
- Return someone to work after a period of mental illness.