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The challenges of filming schedules, post Covid-19 anxiety and fear, post-traumatic stress, demanding work schedules, adapting to new filming practices, social distancing will have a large impact on mental health.
This session is funded by the HETV Skills Fund with with contributions from UK high-end TV productions.
This workshop was designed by Sarah McCaffrey who has combined her experience of working in film and media and as a qualified psychotherapist (MBACP) to create Solas Mind; offering mental health advice and support to the industry.
The session will increase the awareness and understanding around mental health and will help managers to recognise the signs and offer support to people suffering from mental distress in the workplace and in the community.
Who it's for
This 1 hour session is aimed at heads of department working in HETV. It will be delivered via Zoom.
There will be 2 opportunities to take the course so you can apply for the most convenient date for your scheudule.
Friday 25th September - 10am to 11am
Thursday 8th October - 10am to 11am
What it covers
The workshop outline will be:
what is mental health
what influences mental health
recognising the signs
listening and supporting
tips for creating a supportive environment
Q and A
The workshop goals will be:
increased knowledge and empathy in relation to mental health and wellbeing
ability to identify the key signs and offer support
greater confidence in dealing with mental health issues
remove stigma and reduce discrimination
awareness and understanding of how to support and improve mental health in the workplace
This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘apply for ticket’ and follow the instructions to apply for your place: you must login or register before you are able to complete your application
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