POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY COURSES FOR 2015

You play a vital role in engaging in constructive interactions with colleagues when under pressure. Safety Health & Wellbeing offers staff a range of courses to help develop crucial and highly valuable skills needed to contribute to a positive work environment.

The positive psychology courses available provide you with practical strategies to confidently respond to difficult situations, assist colleagues under stress and understand the impact of change.

Training is run by the Communicorp Group and is delivered on campus as full and/or half day face to face workshops. Some of the courses are specifically for managers.

Courses on offer this year include:

PRACTICAL RESILIENCE – Half day workshop for all staff

This workshop provides you with a comprehensive ‘resilience health-check’. It takes you through practical steps to maintain and build resilience in everyday life, respond to corporate and personal change, and navigate the ups and downs of the workplace.

Going well beyond just cognitive models, it explores dimensions such as physical wellness, social engagement, problem solving, signature strengths, personal/workplace alignment and emotional self-management.

A highly applied workshop, Practical Resilience utilises robust theory and evidence-based principles to explore realistic strategies for immediate personal application, as well as exploring the links between individual and organisational wellbeing and productivity.

Practical Resilience reinforces personal responsibility for individual wellbeing and empowers you to sustain resilience on the basis of an action plan designed around you personalised needs.

Next session: Now open for registration
Thursday 26th February 2015. Please enrol via Careerpath.

Other sessions in 2015: Please note these dates are not yet open for registration
Wednesday 10th June 2015
Tuesday 11th August 2015
Thursday 10th September 2015
Wednesday 16th September 2015
Monday 2nd November 2015
Monday 23rd November 2015


DEVELOPING RESILIENCE IN OTHERS – Full day workshop for all staff

As a manager it is important that you proactively assist your team members in building resilience because wellbeing and resilience are such strong predictors of workplace productivity. The key is being able to bounce back quicker in response to difficult times and situations, and to operate efficiently under pressure.

You will learn how to identify people who are not coping well and how to talk with them and provide genuine help. You will understand and explore the range of factors that influence resilience and analyse resilience resource deficits in others.

Next session: Now open for registration
Monday 2nd March 2015. Please enrol via Careerpath.

Other session in 2015: Please note this date is not yet open for registration
Tuesday 19th May 2015

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN THE WORKPLACE – Half day workshop for all staff

A work shop for all staff - Managers, Academic Managers, Academics and Professional staff to help them develop crucial and highly valuable skills they need to create a positive work environment.

The face-to-face training gives staff practical strategies to confidently respond to difficult situations, assist colleagues under stress and understand the impact of change. It helps staff understand the vital role they play in helping others bounce back quickly and engage in constructive interactions even when under pressure.

Training will be delivered on campus by a Senior Psychologist, CommuniCorp Group.

The training is delivered as a half day workshop (Part 1) for Professional staff, Managers and Academics.

Next session: Now open for registration
Thursday 26th February 2015. Please enrol via Careerpath.

Other sessions in 2015: Please note these dates are not yet open for registration
Wednesday 10th June 2015
Wednesday 16th September 2015
Monday 2nd November 2015

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN THE WORKPLACE– Full day workshop for Managers

A workshop for Managers, Academic Managers, Academics and Professional staff to help them develop crucial and highly valuable skills they need to create a positive work environment.
The face-to-face training gives staff practical strategies to confidently respond to difficult situations, assist colleagues under stress and understand the impact of change. It helps staff understand the vital role they play in helping others bounce back quickly and engage in constructive interactions even when under pressure.

Please note the pre requisite to this workshop is the Mental health and wellbeing in the workplace - Half day workshop for all staff.

Next session: Now open for registration
Monday 13th July 2015. Please enrol via Careerpath.

Other session in 2015: Please note this date is not yet open for registration
Thursday 1st October 2015

INTERPERSONAL DYNAMICS: STAYING CALM, STAYING CONSTRUCTIVE – Half day workshop for all staff

This workshop provides deep and practical insight into interpersonal dynamics so that you can be constructively assertive. The task is to not only understand why others and we get upset, but crucially it provides you with the skills to change our inner states into ones that are more calm and constructive.

You will be given techniques to practically apply based on the knowledge gained around maintaining emotional wellbeing. Likewise, you will learn how to make it easier for others to shift into more constructive emotional states. You will also be more capable of keeping your balance even if those surrounding you are not.

Next session: Now open for registration
Tuesday 11th August 2015. Please enrol via Careerpath.

Other sessions in 2015: Please note these dates are not yet open for registration
Thursday 10th September 2015
Monday 23rd November 2015