Managing team wellbeing
April 2019 – August 2019
This activity was part of the Melton and Brimbank Place-Based Suicide Prevention Trials
North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) commissioned Black Dog Institute, a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness, to run Managing Team Wellbeing training for managers and supervisors. It provided them with the skills required to manage the mental health and wellbeing of their teams.
The training was an interactive, facilitated workshop coordinated by clinical psychologists. It aimed to reduce the stigma attached to mental health in the workplace, and to develop skills to have effective conversations around stress, mental health, and wellbeing.
This activity was part of the Melton and Brimbank Place-Based Suicide Prevention Trials.
Five workshops were delivered. They covered:
- Prevalence of mental health issues.
- Identifying signs and behaviour changes in staff and what they may mean in terms of mental health and wellbeing.
- Skills to have effective conversations around stress, mental health, and wellbeing.
- Support resources and how to use them to support team members at work.
- How to effectively manage to promote wellbeing.
57 participants reported increased confidence and understanding of responding to mental health in the workplace and facilitating workplace culture that promotes wellbeing.