The workplace can be a melting pot of critical events such as accidents, injury or emergency situations. As these events unfortunately occur, most workplaces have a set, almost automated response to ensure duty of care is met and the person/s involved have access to appropriate professional care in a timely manner. This is often not the case in the event of a Mental Health Critical Incident.
As the urgency and indeed prevalence of mental health in the workplace continues to rise at an exponential pace, the need for a set, appropriate and safe response procedure for Mental Health Critical Incidents is needed now more than ever.
A mental health critical incident in the workplace is termed for the purpose of this presentation as;
A Mental Health Critical incident protocol, allows the organisation to automatically respond in line with your duty of care and also guides the worker to access treatment and obtain medical clearance from qualified professionals with dignity and respect. The proposed protocol removes the 'guesswork', reduces risk for everyone involved, increases recovery, and improves return to work rates post critical event.
Who should attend this workshop?
This online workshop is relevant for anyone working or interested in working in the Australian or New Zealand. No prior housing knowledge is needed.
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Anna is an award-winning International Speaker, Trainer and Workplace Mental Health Consultant. She is a leading expert in topics including Mental Health awareness, leadership and Mental Health, and best practice workplace Mental Health. As a respected member of the global Health & Safety community, Anna was recently recognised for her contributions in this space by HSE People.
With over 18-years' consulting experience, Anna supports employers by helping them see that embracing Mental Health in the workplace can help prevent injury and drive a great culture. She helps Australian businesses transition from fearful and confused, to confident and responsive when faced with Mental Health challenges in the workplace.
With the perfect blend of humour and expertise, Anna has an engaging stage presence that audiences truly connect with, making her a highly sought-after advisor and keynote speaker.
Anna is the director of Anna Feringa Consulting PTY LTD and is a proud partner with the Jonah Group.
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