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Awareness of mental health and domestic abuse in the workplace

4 October 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


About this Event

Human Everything and The Haven Training present a joint event on Mental Health and Domestic Abuse awareness in the workplace.

Human Everything empowers businesses to build better teams and enhance mental health awareness. Through services and training, delivered online or in person. Working with your teams to facilitate effective collaboration and positive team dynamics, making your working world a better place.

There is no health without mental health. We all have mental health but conversations about it don’t always come easily. Whether it’s your employees, your family, your friends or yourself, early intervention is key to supporting recovery and mitigating risk to the business.

This session will give attendees an appreciation of the different stages of mental health with the main takeaways being:

  • Four broad categories of mental health.
  • Warning signs of mental ill health.
  • How to start a conversation around mental ill health.
  • Practical Supports and creating a plan.
  • Managing others – supporting the team.

The advantage of attending this session is to gain a better understanding of managing mental ill health in your workplace and understanding what simple steps can be taken to better support your teams and your business.

The Haven Wolverhampton supports women and children who have been subjected to Domestic Abuse, and women who are at risk of homelessness through accommodation, a 24/7 helpline, community support and programmes. These services extend out to many other parts of the community, and their Training Department work within the business community raising awareness of Domestic Abuse and how to support in the workplace.

This session will give attendees an overview of Domestic Abuse, what it looks like and supporting in the workplace. It will include:

  • A definition of Domestic Abuse.
  • Look at who is affected by Domestic Abuse.
  • Provide an overview of the types of abuse.
  • Discuss what Domestic Abuse looks like?
  • Go through listen, believe, support – what to do when someone discloses.
  • Barriers to leaving.
  • Discuss why language matters.
  • Give an overview of practical workplace support, including safety planning at work and when working from home.
  • Discuss awareness, support and policies that employers can provide in the workplace.

You will benefit from attending this session if you don’t have a Domestic Abuse Workplace Policy, want to learn more about Domestic Abuse and how to recognise, respond and refer, or if you think you know someone who may need support.

The event will be online via Zoom and a link will be forwarded to attendees before the date.

If there are any queries about the event please contact training@thehavenrefuge.org.uk. There are limited numbers for this event, so book now to secure your place.


4 October 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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