Mentally healthy workplaces create positive environments, which increase employee confidence, productivity, and engagement. Whether you want to create a workplace wellbeing program for your organisation or improve your personal wellbeing at work, this course is ideal for you.
The Workplace Wellbeing Program is a professional development course designed to help you develop personal health and wellbeing strategies for workplace success.
In this workplace wellbeing program, you will discover the factors that impact personal wellbeing, review legislative and organisational policies and procedures relating to health and wellbeing and implement activities that align with a personal health and wellbeing program.
You will also learn to create, coordinate and monitor health and wellness programs, including assessing or implementing workplace flexibility, nutritional choices, employee assistance programs, subsidised fitness, smoking cessation and staff training and development in the workplace.
On completion of this course, you will feel confident to create a workplace wellbeing program and personal wellbeing plan for a healthy and more productive workplace.
Unit 1 – Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
Personal factors that may impact on wellbeing
Symptoms of poor mental wellbeing
Workplace factors that may impact on wellbeing
Recognising the link
Passive and aggressive
Appropriate methods of communication in the workplace
Plan for a strategy for dealing with a negative response
Escalation issue to management or HR
Schedule regular meetings with staff
Review effectiveness of communication
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP )
HR and Organisational psychologists and counsellors
Document resources accessed
Unit 2 – Coordinate health and wellness programs
Gather information on employee health issues
Review findings and their implications
Seek specialist advice
Implications for organisation
Options for addressing health issues
Increased workplace flexibility
Changing available food on offer (work canteens)
Conducting information or awareness-raising programs
Employee assistance programs (EAP’s)
Offering training or skills development
Subsidising exercise programs, gym membership
Subsidising ceasing smoking programs
Managers updating policies
Develop new health and wellness policy for an organisation
Consult and develop program scope and objectives
Team building and management support
Administrative structure and resources
Communication plan and marketing strategy
Program management plan (monitoring and evaluation)
Prepare policy documents and coordinate strategies
Encouraging and supporting employees
Coaching and mentoring
Assess the effectiveness of the program
Communicate program evaluation
Features of a range of employee health issues
Options for improving outcomes
Unit 3 – Manage personal health and wellbeing
Identify workplace physical and mental health factors
Symptoms and effects of poor health and wellbeing
Factors that influence health positively and negatively
Personal factors affecting work performance
Health and wellbeing management techniques
Accessing resources for health and wellbeing
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP )
Health and wellbeing legislative and organisational policies and procedure
Develop strategy for managing personal health and wellbeing
Work role and expectations
Relationships with others
Safety and support
Self-esteem, mindset and outlook
Physical health management techniques
Mental health management techniques
Share personal health and wellbeing strategy with relevant personnel
Supporting each other
Scheduling time for activities that promote health and wellbeing
Training and development programs
Assess the risk of negative health and wellbeing factors
Monitor own performance (KPI’s)
Identify new work requirements impacting on health and wellbeing
Estimated duration 45 hours
Course Delivery and Start
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Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
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