Managing people with depression

Managing Workplace Depression

Know the Warning Signs

Prime Performance offers two half-day workshops and follow-on coaching for managers and team leaders.
The aim of the workshops is to gain skills to support your people through difficult times while sustaining your business

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Learning outcomes include:

  • Acknowledgement of mental illness as a disease
  • Recognising the symptoms
  • Developing skills to talk to your people and show empathy
  • Knowledge about professional support

Topics covered:

  • Causes of emotional stress – Loss
  • Manifestations of dystress
  • Grief reactions to Loss
  • Depression – signs & symptoms
  • Depression – body language
  • Facts about Depression
  • Key issues in the workplace
  • Initiating a talk
  • Active listening
  • Attending
  • Validating
  • Practice a scenario
  • Bereavement
  • Why have a Workplace Policy?
  • Policy development – break out groups
  • Resources and referrals
  • Anxiety in the Workplace – causes
  • Anxiety – symptoms
  • Managing Workplace Anxiety
  • Feedback and Discussion

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  • "When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us." --Helen Keller