Race equity and mental health
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ABOUT RACE EQUITY AND MENTAL HEALTH
What I will be learning in the race equity and mental health training?
Race Equity and Mental Health training is tailored to senior leaders.
The race equity and mental health training will give senior leaders the knowledge, skills, and
confidence to address inequalities faced at work by People of Colour and Black people.
This course is aimed at senior leaders because dismantling racism and
commitment to becoming an anti-racist organisation starts at the top.
The MHFA England created the training to help workplaces play a key role in creating a society where everyone’s mental
health matters, and so this course is designed to empower senior leaders to create
tangible and actionable next steps to make meaningful cultural change in the workplace
and enable every employee to bring their whole self to work.
The course will be delivered on the
Online Learning Hub and is made up of three two-hour live sessions.
Learners will be
required to complete individual learning before each session. If there is high demand for
the course, we will look to open applications for future upskills.
What is unconscious bias? How to improve workplace relationship?
We’ve all heard of unconscious bias; some of us may even know what it means. Some of us think we know what it means. Most of us don’t understand what it really means. That’s where this course comes in.
The course explains what unconscious biases and how we can overcome our unconscious bias to improve decision making and professional relationships; to create more open, inclusive and effective organisations. Using examples and interactive exercises the course takes a straightforward look at one of the most important current issues in diversity and inclusion.
- Learning about unconscious bias in the workplace and why it matters – How unconscious bias affects decision making in activities such as recruitment, people development, performance management, leadership and marketing.
- Understanding types of bias – An exploration of how unconscious bias works, including implicit association, affinity bias, and the unconscious organisation.
- Knowing ways to override natural bias – Practical ways to challenge our own biases, to consciously break habits and to do things differently.
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OUR MOST POPULAR MENTAL WELLBEING TRAINING
LUNCH & LEARN WORKPLACE WELLBEING
We are delighted to bring you a series of “Lunch & Learns”, bringing together some of lead experts in workplace mental health and wellbeing, to share practical advice. The topics have been curated to ignite conversation and share scientific knowledge and best practice.
EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE TRAINING
We will look at the common symptoms of stress & anxiety, what they mean, why you struggle with them and some of the ways in which you can learn to control their effects. The resilience webinar will help you to look after your own mental wellbeing and also help others.
DE-ESCALATION OF EMOTIONALLY CHARGED SITUATIONS
An introduction to non-confrontational de-escalation skills through listening and communication, awareness, behaviour management, personal safety and supporting an individual with mental ill health related crises.
How to talk about race in the workplace?
Conversations Around Race
Everybody wants to do the right thing. Whether that’s talking about Black Lives Matter, celebrating Black History Month, or simply having a conversation in the workplace. But people are cautious, scared of saying the wrong thing, using out of date terminology. By talking about race, this workshop helps with starting conversations and will assist you in creating a more inclusive workplace.
Increase your confidence in talking about race, as well as gaining an enhanced awareness of how to reduce bias in your behaviour and how to manage a racially diverse team with greater empathy, understanding and skill.
This online workshop explores issues surrounding race in our society and examines what we can all do to encourage and improve conversations around race.
- You will have identified why talking about race is difficult.
- Have the confidence and be comfortable with starting conversations about race in your workplace.
- Demonstrate top tips for starting conversation about race and building an inclusive workplace.
- Be more comfortable and confident when managing a racially diverse team with greater empathy, understanding and skill.
How long is the training?
How It Works
Duration: 45 minutes
Capacity: Up to 100 people virtually
Facilitator: An experienced Diversity and Inclusion Practitioner
Logistics: Zoom workshop