To attend this course, you must have completed Your Needs Met beforehand.
One in four of us and at least one in six employees will suffer from mild-to-moderate mental ill health at some point – without counting those affected by ongoing stress. So it’s not surprising that line managers are more likely to find themselves dealing with an issue concerning mental ill health.
Managers are often unsure and lacking in confidence when someone presents with insomnia, stress, anxiety or more severe mental ill health. Unsurprisingly they don’t know how to proceed and fear making the situation worse.
The knowledge and skills gained from attending this course give people the confidence they need to handle conversations around mental health. Using the RIGAAR model has benefits for all 1-2-1 situations, regardless of whether mental wellbeing is discussed.
Course delegates gain knowledge of:
- The seven essential elements of any effective one-to-one meeting.
- How to work safely – the RIGAAR model.
- The essential communication skills to take the heat out of a challenging conversation.
- Putting ‘reasonable adjustments’ into place to support good mental health – and avoiding costly tribunals.
- How to minimise and reduce distress.
- How to maximise employee motivation and confidence.
I have needed a course like this for a long-time. The language skills and the RIGAAR model especially will give me confidence to do the right thing when supporting staff mental health. Thank you!
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Emily Burrell (1)
Event Date: 28/06/2020
Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK suffer from mental health problems each year. So I have decided to do a skydive in aid of Suffolk Mind to try and help local people in need of support.
Fire Walk (28)
Event Date: 26/02/2020
The East of England Co-op are hosting a firewalk to raise money for Suffolk Mind, on Wednesday 26 February 2020 at Ufford Park Hotel in Woodbridge.
John West Great East Swim (1)
Event Date: 20/06/2020Support those who are supporting Suffolk Mind by taking on the John West Great East Swim on Saturday 20th June 2020.
Kelly Porter - Harwich half marathon (1)
Event Date: 05/04/2020
Kelly Porter is taking part in the Harwich half marathon for Suffolk Mind.
Natasha runs the London Marathon for Suffolk Mind (1)
Event Date: 26/04/2020
Natasha Miles is our first ever Suffolk Mind marathon runner and she's running in memory of her partner, Nick Dinsdale.
Oliver Southgate (1)
Event Date: 29/02/2020This year, my new year resolution is to help raise awareness of mental health. So what better way than to raise money for a charity that is also personally very close to me!
Red Gables supporting Suffolk Mind (1)
Event Date: 23/11/2019On Saturday 23rd November, 12pm - 4pm, Red Gables is putting on a fantastic event including live music, a raffle and bric-a-brac all for Suffolk Mind.
RED January (6)
Event Date: 01/01/2020
Sponsor our REDers who are challenging themselves to get active every day, their way this January.
Start a smile (1)
Event Date:Jade Berry at the Purple Pumpkin Creative Studio will be hosting quarterly events for people to paint a small item like a tile, start or heart for someone who's having a hard time. All the proceeds will go to Suffolk Mind.
Suffolk County Council Chairman’s Charity (5)
We are delighted that the Chairman of the Suffolk County Council, Councillor James Finch, has chosen Suffolk Mind as his charity of the year, helping us in our aim of making Suffolk the best place in the world for talking about and taking care of mental health.
Suffolk Food Hall (1)
The team at the Suffolk Food Hall have chosen Suffolk Mind as one of their chosen charities of the year for 2019 and are supporting us with many events and activities throughout the year.
TMJ Interiors was established in 1981, and has become a leader in specialist joinery and the interior fit-out industry. We manufacture and install quality joinery for the commercial, residential and specialist sectors, and we pride ourselves on our highly skilled and dedicated team. This year, we