Understanding Mental Health: A relational approach and reflective practice


About the event


This course is designed to advance and challenge understanding of mental health in the workplace.

It includes important evidence-based learning that will advance attendees’ understanding of what mental health is, and the challenges associated with medicalised models, and offer insights into broader influencing factors.

It will also include information that employers, managers, and other employees can use to support the mental health and wellbeing of their teams.

A specific focus will be on the importance of relational working and interpersonal connection.

This session will be followed by the opportunity to engage in a 90-minute online reflective practice session on 8th February from 2pm-3.30pm (all included within the course fee).


Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2024

Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Price: £100

Location: The Maltings, East Tyndall Street Cardiff CF24 5EA

Host: Platfform Wellbeing



The course aims to:


· Explore our understanding of what mental health – what it is and isn’t

· Understand relational working and its workplace benefits.

· Share and understand our experience of good leadership

· Identify relationally healthy practices

· Understand the impact of blame and shame

· Provide tips on how to support our own mental health and wellbeing and those of our colleagues.

· Facilitate reflective practice





10:00-10:20: Introduction/Icebreaker/objectives

10:20-10:50 – What is Mental Health?

10:50-11:15 – Challenges with existing approaches.

11:15 – 11:30 – Break

11:30-12:30 – Taking a different approach to mental health

12:30 -13:00 – Why is all this important to us?

13:00-13:45 – Lunch

13:45-14:15 – How we can be trusted, safe relationally healthy adults?

14:15-14:45 – Avoiding blame and shame.

14:45-15:00 – Break

15:00-15:30 – What do you need next?

15:30-16:00 – Closing, reflections, and final questions


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