The Australian Bureau of Statistics shows 1 in 3 adults suffer from moderate to extreme levels of stress, and workplace stress is now costing Australian employers more than $10 billion per year. *The Cost of Workplace Stress in Australia, Medibank Private, August 2008
Under the OH&S Act employers have a responsibility to maintain the health of their employees, and the definition of ‘health’ now includes psychological health. Psychologists specialise in training employees to mobilise their inner resources –
“IMPROVE HEALTH, MAXIMISE PERFORMANCE AND BUILD MORE EFFECTIVE WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS.”
To achieve best results utilise a program that uses a systems approach to mindset and resilience skills.
4 PRIORITIES TO HAVING A MENTALLY AND EMOTIONALLY RESILIENT WORKFORCE
- Use tailored organisational interventions in combination with individual interventions for best prevention and management of work-related stress.
- Proactively prevent psychological illness or injury, through OHS work-related stress risk prevention (primary intervention)
- Recognise and supporting staff who are experiencing work-related stress. Provide counselling services (secondary intervention)
- Ensure injured workers receive the treatment and assistance they require to return to safe and healthy work following psychological injury (tertiary intervention).
Dr Annette Renneflott has designed a skills-based stress management training program, offering a whole mind-body approach to stress management. All components are fully tailored in conjunction with Body Leadership to ensure the specific needs identified by your organisation are met.