Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or social background.
More employers and managers are recognising the need to invest in training to help their staff and organisation understand mental health better and how to make the workplace more mentally healthy. This training will give staff and managers a better understanding of a range of mental health issues and how they impact the workplace.
Exploring both the damaging and beneficial aspects of working life on mental health, this international symposium brings together key stakeholders, mental health specialists and policy-makers to raise concerns, share ideas and propose solutions. Delegates will be encouraged to discuss current initiatives, examine innovative approaches to promote mental health at the workplace and consider the relationship between mental well-being and unemployment. It promises to provide topical and thought-provoking debate.
Following on from the hugely successful inaugural ”Getting Wales Moving: Delivering on the Wellbeing for Future Generations Act” conference, we are very pleased to announce the date for the second event in the series on the 27th of February 2019. This year’s conference will again feature influential and well-respected speakers with anticipated insights from the Welsh Government, Sport Wales, and leading figures involved in improving population health and tackling inactivity and skills shortages across workforce and communities.
The session will have the following learning outcomes: * A basic understanding of HIA, what it is and how it is done* The components of a high quality HIA *Introduction to different influences on health and wellbeing*An overview of HIA in the context of current Welsh Government and Public Health Policy, and Practical introduction to screening.