Workplace bullying is defined as repeated and unreasonable behaviour that is directed towards a worker or a group of workers that creates a risk to health and safety.
How can you prevent Workplace Bullying?
What is a Mentally Healthy Workplace?
Many of my clients say that having a mentally healthy workplace sounds like a good idea, yet they struggle to know what exactly this looks like. So let me explain …
Making reasonable adjustments at work
Employees with a diagnosed mental health condition may need some changes to their workload, schedule, or the working environment in order that they may remain at work and be productive. Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, employers are required to make changes to the workplace to enable someone with a mental health condition to remain at or return to work on the proviso that they can continue to meet the core requirements of their role.
Supporting Employees with a mental health condition
Each year, Mothers’ Day evokes poignant memories for me. I spent my first Mothers’ Day as a mother in a psychiatric facility for women with Postnatal Depression. On admission, I was told the average stay was four weeks. Naively I thought I would be out of there after only a couple of weeks of good sleep and better rest during the day.
What role will you play?
On Sunday April 18th, the Hawthorn and Melbourne football clubs played for the annual Beyond Blue Cup at the MCG here in Melbourne.
Your focus during a mental health conversation with an employee
Focus your attention on your intention. What to focus on when having a mental health conversation with an employee