Training Courses - Workshops

Good Mental Health and Well-being at work is very important.  Training and Development isn’t just important to any individual, professional, company or organisation, it is vital to their success.  We deliver engaging in-depth Training Courses & Workshops in Belfast, Northern Ireland.   

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Benefits of our Training

  • An effective approach to workplace mental health and well-being with a clear strategic direction on how this is to be attained
  • Engages and empowers staff/employees to prevent ill health and to make positive lifestyle changes
  • Improves productivity, performance and morale of staff
  • Boosts attendance and improves staff retention
  • Contributes to the health and well-being of the workforce
  • Generates a positive company return on investment

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Training Courses & Workshops

Healthy Mind Training courses are detailed below - and we are continually working on our course offerings. If the course you are looking for is not displayed here please contact us.

Absence Management

It’s estimated that absence from work costs the UK economy over £13 billion per year, with the ‘average’ employee taking around seven days off sick annually. The need for managers, HR people and leaders to control absenteeism is critical if a company is to survive and prosper.

At this end of this training course you will be able to:

  • give a clear definition of what absence is
  • outline the legal and contractual issues around the management of absence
  • have the knowledge to manage absence and to work towards improving overall attendance at work
  • produce a plan to review absenteeism in your team and where required, an action list to implement measures for improvement.

Full day course from 9.30am to 5.00pm

Decision Making

Help develop the ‘decision making skills’ of your employees and improve business outcomes

Decision making is one of the most important skills to have in business, regardless of your position at work, because it is only through making decisions that there can be any change, improvement, development, or enhancement of people, processes, products and outcomes.

At the end of this training course you will be able to:

  • Explore decision types and their difference from outcomes
  • Evaluate decision making alternatives
  • Understand how to make decisions as a team
  • Overcome decision making traps
  • Review decisions as part of self-development

Presentation Skills

This Presentation Skills training course focuses on the ‘nuts and bolts’ of presentations and provides a solid grounding in the processes and practices of effective presenting.

At the end of this training course you will be able to:

  • Plan a presentation keeping the audience in mind
  • Develop clear objectives for their presentation
  • Use ‘attention grabbers’ to enhance their opening
  • Develop effective visual aids
  • Use several different methods and tools for presenting
  • Use positive presentation style behaviours
  • Practice their skills of presenting

Full day course from 9.30am to 5.00pm

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence training is not just a desirable ‘soft skill’. In fact, research indicates that emotional intelligence can be a better indicator of workplace performance than IQ. It gives you very real and concrete benefits and should be an essential element of any staff development programme:

At the end of this training course, you will be able to:

  • Be aware of emotions and the impact they have on their performance
  • Recognise and understand emotions in others and how to adapt their behaviour to suit
  • Regulate their emotions and so enhance performance
  • Handle and inspire emotion in others

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

Managing Anxiety at Work

Fantastic course for all those who suffer or know someone who suffers from anxiety.  All key people, staff should learn and gain an understanding about anxiety and it's effects on people who live with it, and how best to help them.  Covering topics such as types of anxiety, a little bit of biology, causes, reactions, distinguishing anxiety from stress and depression, and what we can do to help.

By the end of this course you will:

  • Know what anxiety is, its effects and what it isn’t
  • Be able to discuss the impact of anxiety on yourself, colleagues, on working life and personal life
  • Know the role of the manager, employer and colleague of an anxious person – and the role of the sufferer
  • Be able to draw sensible comparisons between anxiety and physical illnesses

Half day course, from  9.30 am - 1.30 pm

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Coaching at Work - Essentials

This course is a solid based introduction to learning and gaining an understanding of what professional coaching is all about.  It is a very practical course and gives you the approaches and skills necessary to assess what would be required within the workplace coaching framework, relationship & sessions settings.  Topics covered include understanding coaching, bringing about change, roles and responsibilities, how adults learn, active listening, and different coaching models.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify coaching and development needs and implement appropriate solutions
  • Establish how people learn and what this means when coaching
  • Recognize and remove the obstacles to successful coaching
  • Use a model to plan, prepare, and structure coaching sessions
  • Give feedback for performance improvement/ achievement

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

Effective Communication Skills

This course is a must for all supervisors, middle managers, managers, educators and leaders who want to understand people and what makes them tick. If your message isn't getting through maybe the messenger is on a different wave length from the recipient?  This course will give you the understanding of verbal and non-verbal communication, the value of communicating confidently, persuading/ influencing others and delivering honest feedback.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Communicate clearly and get the right message across
  • Encourage others to open up and speak openly
  • Communicate confidently with people at all levels
  • Cope with difficult communication situations

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

ICM CPD Accredited Effective Communication Skills Training in Belfast

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Managing Stress in Work

This training has been developed to help you identify the causes and effects of stress and to assist you in developing the skills required to manage stress in the workplace and your own life. The focus is on the positive things that you can do to make changes in your life which will reduce the impact that ‘bad’ stress places on you and your work.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Define stress and the effect it has on the body
  • Use specific relaxing techniques to overcome stress
  • Follow a model for coping with stress
  • Identify methods of avoiding stress
  • Reduce your own stress by following clear techniques

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

Managing Difficult Behaviours

This training will provide you with both the knowledge to appreciate the reasoning behind what we might consider difficult behaviours (people), as well as the tools to manage and overcome difficult behaviours in the workplace.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify the root causes of tension in the workplace
  • Recognise common triggers and inhibitors of behaviour
  • Explain the Stimulus-Response model
  • Explain the attitude and behaviour cycle
  • Demonstrate behaviours for calming or defusing situations

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

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Building & Developing Resilience

Resilience is the ability to cope with the challenges, problems and set-backs you face in life, and to become stronger because of them. Resilience relies on different skills and draws on various sources of help, including rational thinking skills, physical and emotional health, wellness and your relationships with those around you.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Define resilience and explain its importance
  • Differentiate between positive and negative thinking
  • Challenge the way you think
  • Use the ladder of inference
  • Develop a resilience grid
  • Develop key Emotional Intelligence skills
  • Help others to build resilience

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

Bullying & Harassment at Work

Harassment and bullying behaviour in the workplace is unpleasant and offensive. It can affect an individual’s professional performance and psychological welfare, and can be so destructive that the effects continue after work, devastating personal lives as well as careers. Harassment and bullying can result in low morale, increased sickness absence or resignations.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Understand what is Bullying & Harassment
  • Know what actions constitute Bullying & Harassment
  • Realise if its strong Management or Bullying
  • Understand the impact of Bullying & Harassment
  • Know the Law Regarding Bullying & Harassment

Half day course/workshop, from  9.30 am to 1.00 pm

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Workplace Wellness & Wellbeing

Workplace wellness is about organisations and individuals taking a proactive approach to ensuring the health and well-being of their workforce. By focusing on the wellness of employees, organisations can help prevent issues with mental and physical health, reducing stress levels and absenteeism and ultimately improving performance. Raising awareness will help encourage people to take responsibility for their own health and well-being.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Define wellness and its importance in the workplace
  • Practice rational and positive thinking
  • Apply the six dimensions of wellness
  • Explain the importance of work-life balance
  • Describe the business case for wellness
  • Create a wellness action plan

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

Essential Management Skills

These Essential Management Skills training course materials are suitable for anyone that works in a management/ supervisory or leadership role. They will provide the perfect foundation for new managers to develop and grow, while giving existing managers the chance to review their current skills and build on their performance.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Use a framework for effective management
  • Set goals, objectives, strategy and KPIs
  • Prioritise effectively
  • Organise your work effectively
  • Manage meetings
  • Motivate and monitor your staff
  • Create employee engagement

Full day course, from  9.30 am to 5.00 pm

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Anger Management

These Anger Management training course materials have been developed to help your participants understand and identify anger. They will learn the psychology of anger and explore and understand their own. It will also provide them with tools and techniques to safely manage their stress levels and avoid triggers that can cause feelings of anger.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand the physiology of anger and identify triggers
  • Use cognitive restructuring and self-talk to help manage anger
  • Develop better lifestyle choices
  • Practice relaxation techniques
  • Complete a thought record

Full day course, from  9.30 am - 5.00 pm

Upcoming Courses

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