Sandi Givens is an expert presenter and facilitator with more than 30 years’ experience working with literally hundreds of organisations and thousands of people in dozens of industry sectors.
With background in management and corporate training, Sandi’s formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Sociology), Accreditation in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Generative Learning. She is an International Award-winning Speaker and is recognised as a successful and accomplished writer of countless published articles and her own book.
Sandi is particularly qualified to present this program, with her lived experience of mental illness and depth of knowledge about mental health and wellbeing. She is Mental Health First Aid qualified and a member of the Beyond Blue (Australia) Ambassadors & Speakers Bureau. She is passionate and committed to reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and providing practical tools to strengthen the mental fitness of people and the organisations they work in.
Sandi is regarded by her clients and her peers as one of Australia’s most authentic, down-to-earth, and engaging presenters who never disappoints her audiences.
Who Should Attend
Leaders responsible for the wellbeing of employees
Executives and Managers wishing to be role models for mental wellness in their organisation
Representatives from HR, OH&S and Staff Training and Development
Employees who are concerned about issues relating to mental health and wellbeing in the workplace
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, many of our previous attitudes towards and ways of working in organisations of all types has changed. Many organisations now have dispersed work environments with employees working from their homes. This has created significant changes to work content and work context, contributing to work stress for many.
Studies throughout the Asia Pacific region has revealed the increase in poor mental health of employees and highlighted the need for organisations to take steps to ensure optimal mental health and wellbeing for the staff.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have found 5 leading mental health problems in the region:
● Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
● Suicidal behaviour, and
● Substance-abuse Disorder
According to WHO, work is good for health. A healthy state of mental well-being can also contribute to improved productivity in businesses.
This Managing Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Virtual Workplace program is guaranteed to provide you with practical, easy-to-implement tools and strategies that enable you to look after your own mental health and wellbeing as well as that of your employees.
After participating in this course, you’ll be better able to: