Management of Workers with Lived Experience

Create a supportive and safe workplace for your workers.

This two day workshop equips managers with skills to create a safe workplace for workers who experience mental health concerns and respond to their unique needs. Students will explore management practices that promote good mental health for all workers and learn to apply relevant values, principles and legal frameworks when managing workers with lived experience. Students will gain insight into the impact of mental health concerns on capacity to work, will learn to distinguish mental health issues from performance issues and will discuss the parameters of reasonable adjustment in the workplace. The course will offer guidance for how to have conversations with people about their mental health concerns and associated needs.

Who is this for?
  • Managers/Team Leaders
  • HR
  • Workforce Development Roles

All of MHCCs professional development training is available for delivery on site at your premises. Alternatively, MHCC can tailor a course to suit your specific requirements, contact us to find out more

Course fee

MHCC Members Non-members
$409 $498

Completion Options

Face-to-face Workshops
This workshop requires attendance at 2 full-day face-to-face training sessions.

Statement of Participation
A statement of participation will be granted upon satisfactory attendance of the required training sessions.

Course content

  • Strategies for creating a workplace environment that promotes good mental health for all workers
  • Knowledge about legal frameworks, values and principles that apply when managing workers with lived experience
  • Knowledge about the impact of mental health concerns on capacity to work and reasonable adjustment in the workplace
  • Skills in distinguishing mental health concerns from performance issues and having conversations about these with workers