Workplace Training

Daly & Ritchie offer custom-built or standardised training programs to better equip you and your workforce to create a safe environment for all.

Training packages are developed in consultation with you to ensure we are delivering to your needs.

Mental Health First Aid

mental health first aid More and more workplaces are realising the impact of mental health problems at work, on their people and productivity. Encouraging early help-seeking is one way to promote a mentally healthy workplace. This is where Mental Health First Aid can help.
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based training course which gives your employees the skills and confidence to have supportive conversations with their co-workers and help guide them to professional help if needed. It has been shown to increase knowledge, confidence and helping behaviours, and reduce stigma.

Course Details:
The Standard Mental Health First Aid course equips employees with the skills and knowledge to provide support to an adult who is experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis. They will learn about the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems in adults, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help.

Mental health problems covered
• Depression
• Anxiety problems
• Psychosis
• Substance use problems

Mental health crises covered
• Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
• Non-suicidal self-injury
• Panic attacks
• Traumatic events
• Severe effects of alcohol or other drug use
• Severe psychotic states
• Aggressive behaviours

Course Duration:
2 full days face to face

What’s included:
All catering, writing materials, Mental Health First Aid Manual to keep and eligibility to be accredited as a Mental Health First Aider for 3 years.

Mental Health First Aid Instructor: Jeanette Adams

Date Time Location Places Cost
20 & 21 April 9.00am – 4.30pm Alexandra Hills 12 $330.00
22 & 23 June 9.00am – 4.30pm Alexandra Hills 12 $330.00
24 & 25 August 9.00am – 4.30pm Alexandra Hills 12 $330.00
26 & 27 October 9.00am – 4.30pm Alexandra Hills 12 $330.00
23 & 24 November 9.00am – 4.30pm Alexandra Hills 12 $330.00

Daly & Ritchie can also customise the delivery of a Mental Health First Aid training package to suit your organisation if you have a number of staff you would like to attend the course. Please contact us to discuss your needs please email us admin@dalyritchie.com.au or you can download our brochure.

Mental Health Awareness

Mental health is “a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.” World Health Organisation

This 90 minute overview of mental health in the workplace, will give your staff tools to address their own state of well-being; what are their strengths; what does stress look like; how do we work productively and fruitfully; how we impact on our work environment and how to practice self-care.

Mind Your Mental Health for Managers & Supervisors

“Workers’ psychological and physical health can be adversely affected by exposure to a poorly designed or managed work environment, traumatic event, workplace violence, fatigue, bullying or harassment and excessive or prolonged work pressures. Any of these factors can increase the likelihood of workers experiencing a stress response”. Safe Work Australia (2014). Preventing Psychological Injury Under Work Health and Safety Laws.

An overview for leaders in business looks at your responsibilities to your work force. We will cover off on issues around Work Health and Safety, Anti-Discrimination, psychosocial hazards, psychological health in the workplace, understanding self and what leadership means.

Do you know what stress or depression look like in your employees or how to best support your staff during difficult times? Do you know how to practice self-care and reflective practice?

This 2 hour session will start your leaders on their journey of a better understanding of their staff and themselves.