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A free training offer and networking opportunities for organisations registered on the Accreditation Programme:

Workplace Wellbeing Champion Badge

Workplace Health Champion Training

Delivered in partnership with One You East Sussex and following the Making Every Contact Count (MECC) principles. The course will give workplace Champions the confidence and skills they need to promote local services, have wellbeing conversations with colleagues, influence senior leaders, undertake wellbeing activities and share success stories.

Champions will gain access to a quarterly network meeting hosted by the Wellbeing at Work team. The events provide support and include sharing examples of best practice, health campaign materials and expert-led topic-based upskill sessions.

Registered organisations may send as many employees as they wish on this training.

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Two day training course which gives attendees the confidence and skills they need to have effective conversations about mental health. It helps attendees identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health challenge.

Registered organisations may access three places per year (e.g. if two MHFA courses are offered, you can send three attendees on one course, or two attendees on one course and one attendee on another).

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Mental Health First Aware (MHFA)

Half-day online Mental Health Awareness Training, produced by Mental Health First Aid England. This interactive training covers:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Creating confidence to support someone in distress, or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Registered organisations may access two places per training course (e.g. if two courses are offered a year, you can send four attendees, two on each course).

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Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Half-day course delivered by Mind in Brighton & Hove in partnership with East Sussex Wellbeing at Work. It provides tools to help managers understand mental health issues and improve communication, in order to better support employees and manage absence. Key learning outcomes include:

  • Mental health – what affects staff and volunteers at work
  • Recognising the signs in self and others
  • How to support staff living with mental health issues
  • How to have conversations about mental health – handling disclosure and managing return to work
  • Reasonable Adjustments and Wellness Action Plans
  • Creating a mentally healthy workplace
  • Signposting – further information and support
  • Managing your own mental wellbeing

Registered organisations may access two places per training course (e.g. if two courses are offered a year, you can send four attendees, two on each course).

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Menopause Demystified

Half-day face-to-face training delivered by RDP International.

This session is for anyone interested in the topic, as well as women who are approaching, going through, or post-menopause. The training is in three parts: 1) The menopause; 2) Medical options; 3) Non-medical options.

Registered organisations may access two places per training course (e.g. if two courses are offered a year, you can send four attendees, two on each course).

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Resilience

This training is being trailed and will help employees better manage stress and build resilience. It examines the impact of stress in the workplace and looks at ways to reduce stress. Attendees will learn to recognise the signs and triggers of stress, improve communication and new ways to look after their own mental health and wellbeing at home and at work.

Registered organisations may access two places per training course (e.g. if two courses are offered a year, you can send four attendees, two on each course).

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Free E-Learning:

Suicide Prevention Training

Did you know that suicide is preventable? See how you can have a life-saver conversation with a staff member or a work colleague in this 30-minute free online training created by Zero Suicide Alliance.

ACAS E-learning

ACAS have a number of free e-learning modules for both employers and employees, such as mental health awareness; equality & diversity; bullying & harassment; flexible working; managing people; and more!

Managing Cancer in the Workplace

Macmillan at Work provides information, training and resources for employers to help support staff affected by cancer. If a person has or has had cancer, they are protected by law from unfair treatment at work for the rest of their life. The training is free to sign up to, and enables you to receive a free Essential Work and Cancer Toolkit for your organisation and access expert training.

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