The Shaw Mind Foundation - your strategic mental wellbeing partner.
We are here to provide advice and consultancy to improve the mental health within your workplace through a range of courses, e-courses, workshops and webinars. All designed to educate, develop skills and foster a cultural change in how mental health is perceived. We also offer consultancy services to increase productivity and brand value by focussing on the mental wellbeing of employees. We seek to improve people’s working lives by supporting and celebrating the capabilities, skills and contributions of people with mental differences in the workplace, and through equipping organisations, leaders and colleagues to ‘open up’ and harness the productivity it brings.
Courses and workshops
Mental Health First Aid On this two-day course, you will learn how to: identify the early stages of a mental health problem, help someone who’s dealing with a mental health issue, help stop someone from self-harming or hurting others, help stop mental ill health from worsening, help someone have a quicker recovery, guide someone towards proper professional help, break the stigma of a mental health problem.
Mental Health Awareness Training for all Employees On this one-day course, you will learn how to provide much needed practical support for those suffering from mental ill health. Knowing how to support a colleague with a mental health problem can make a huge difference to all parties concerned. Key objectives are: 1) to provide the knowledge required to more effectively support someone with a suspected or diagnosed mental health condition. 2) To raise understanding of coping methods when a team member is displaying some of the challenging behaviours associated with the most common mental health conditions.
OpenUp Unique and proprietary conference and workshop format, to enable colleagues to accrue and share knowledge, support, guidance and innovation on mental difference, in an ‘open’ and ‘safe’ environment. Creates informed, compassionate and motivated employees, committed to normalising the conversation and narrative surrounding mental difference. Equipping employees to identify and support colleagues showing the characteristics of mental difference challenges, and/or, those colleagues who ‘open up’ at work.
Strategy Two day session to enable an organisation to define its vision and strategy for embracing and harnessing mental difference, and what it needs to do to deliver the strategy, communicate it to all stakeholders and align it to the overall wellbeing, people and business strategies. Enables effective communication around a common strategic plan, for stakeholders tasked with implementing it, along with an understanding of the resource and investment required, and the productivity gain targets, deliverables and measures.
Mental Health Awareness E-Learning course You will learn:
- What is mental health
- Different mental health disorders
- Signs and symptoms
- Responding to a suspected mental health disorder
- Referring a patient
- Providing care and support
- Awareness of discrimination and social stigmas
- Types of medication and their effects
ENABLE Mental Difference Your trusted and strategic advisor to develop and deliver your mental wellbeing programme across the organisation. Experienced and authentic consultancy to provide end to end support to employees with intimate mental illness experience and optimise their contribution to the business. Manage the relationships with, and delivery of, supplementary third party specialist vendors, including; discovery, validation, business case, request for information/tender and implementation phases, via subject matter expertise and senior level business leadership and global HR experience.