About The Course
The ‘Stress Awareness for Managers’ course has been developed using the latest HSE and CIPD guidance relating to the topic of stress and stress management standards. It also draws on NICE recommendations for promoting mental wellbeing.
Aims of the course
The course aims to make managers more aware of the causes of stress, the positive actions that can be taken to manage stress and their responsibilities as a manager.
Who is it for?
This is for anyone who has managerial responsibility over staff members, and those who have key roles in promoting organisational and individual health and well-being and preventing illness and diseases resulting from stress.
Why we need to tackle stress, policies, duties and responsibilities, what stress is.
2. UNDERSTANDING STRESS
Stress, pressure and performance, stress factors and signs.
3. COPING WITH STRESS
How to cope with stress, caring for you health, what to do if you are stressed, assessing and managing stress.
4. MANAGING STRESS
Benefits of managing stress, risk assessment, assessing and managing stress, managing employee absence.
5. STRESS MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES
Line management behaviour and stress, your responsibility, management competencies.
6. CASE STUDIES
Case study 1 - Claire, case study 2 - Harry.
A short assessment comprising of a series of questions to test your knowledge and understanding of the course.