By CIT Solutions

Build your organisation's resilience with our Mental Health training

12 May 2023

It’s Mental Health Month in May!

Build your organisation's resilience with our Mental Health training

Mental health issues can have a serious impact on organisations, resulting in reduced productivity, increased absenteeism and higher staff turnover. It can also lead to accidents and safety risks, poor customer service and decreased morale.

Organisations need to take proactive steps to protect their employees from the negative effects of mental health problems. One way that organisations can do this is by providing mental health training for their employees.

Mental health training offers a number of benefits for organisations, such as creating a supportive work environment, increasing employee engagement, improving morale and reducing absenteeism. It also helps to foster an inclusive culture that encourages openness and respect for those with mental health issues.

  • According to WorkSafe Victoria, mental health claims have increased by 24% over the last five years.
  • In 2018/19 there were 6,517 accepted mental health claims with an average cost of $45,305 for each claim.
  • The most common causes of mental health related compensation claims are stress (29%), depression (31%) and anxiety (21%).Post traumatic stress disorder also accounted for 11% of all claim costs in that year.
  • Evidence suggests that providing mental health training to employees can have a positive effect on reducing mental health claims.
  • A study conducted by the Centre of Excellence in Mental Health at the University of Sydney found that organisations who implemented regular mental health training saw a 3.7% reduction in workers compensation claims related to mental ill-health.

Save 10% off when you sign up for our Mental Health courses this May, Mental Health Awareness Month!

Mental Health First Aid

  • Date: Monday 22 May - Tuesday 23 May 2023
  • Time: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Cost: $797 per person

Join us on 22 - 23 May 2023 for our Mental Health First Aid course.

This two-day course covers a range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and psychosis. You will learn how to provide initial support to someone experiencing a mental health crisis, identify warning signs, and provide effective support and referrals. By the end of the course, you will have the skills and confidence to make a real difference in someone's life. Enrol now.

Mental Health Resilience First Aid

  • Date: Tuesday 30 May & Monday 5 June 2023
  • Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
  • Cost: $797 per person

Join us in this 2-day course that has been spilt in two sessions, 30 May & 5 June 2023.

Our Mental Health Resilience First Aid course offers evidence-based techniques including mindfulness, cognitive-behavioural therapy, and positive psychology. You will learn how to build resilience in others, reduce stress, increase happiness and boost your overall well-being. This course is designed to help prevent mental health problems before they occur. Enrol now.

Why should you apply for these Mental Health courses?

Develop essential mental health skills: Both courses are designed to help you give mental health support to others and develop essential mental wellness skills that can benefit you both personally and professionally.

Improve your resilience: Both inside the work environment and beyond, resilience is key. These courses can help you build resilience and better cope with stress and adversity and use these strategies to support others.

Boost your confidence: With our experienced trainers and interactive training methods, you will leave these courses feeling more confident and prepared to handle mental health challenges in the workplace and your community.

Why are these courses essential for everyone?

Mental health affects everyone: Mental health problems are common and can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender or background. These courses can help you better understand and support yourself and people around you.

Improve your personal and professional relationships: By developing your mental health skills, you'll be better equipped to build and maintain healthy relationships, both in your personal and professional life.

Enhance your career prospects: Employers are increasingly recognising the importance of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. By completing these courses, you'll be better positioned to advance your career and succeed in your current role.

How do you enrol?

To apply for these courses, simply visit our website and enrol for our short courses online. Hurry, spaces are limited and filling up fast! Don't miss this opportunity to boost your mental health skills and resilience, and make a difference supporting others.

To discuss specific in-house group Mental Health training, please call us on +61 2 6207 4444.


Enrol now and receive a 10% discount off the regular course fees for our Mental Health courses as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Take advantage of this offer before the end of the financial year and enter 'MENTALHEALTH10' at check out.

Offer available until 28 May 2023.

Enrol now and take the first step towards a happier, healthier you.

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