S. Self & other awareness
A. Acknowledge & Ask
F. Focus on Listening
EARLY INTERVENTION FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
HOW TO HAVE WELLBEING and MENTAL HEALTH CONVERSATIONS SAFELY – WITH EMPATHY AND WITHOUT OFFENDING.
This short book is about encouraging Leaders and Managers to have the desire and the skills to connect with team members to have person-centred conversations that guide them to identify and utilise the resources that will help the team member when required.
The magnitude and severity of mental health problems are now at least twice as prevalent as they were in pre-pandemic circumstances. In Australia, the prevalence of clinically significant depressive symptoms is running six times higher than that usually found, with an eightfold increase in suicidal ideation.*
* 1 Mental health of people in Australia in the first month of COVID-19 restrictions: a national survey. Fisher et al. Published online: 10 June 2020 in Medical Journal of Australia