Increasing Mental Health Awareness for Improved Inclusiveness

by Shelley Benhoff

This course provides technical professionals with an overview of the most common mental health disorders. By the end of this course, you will be able to support mental health initiatives by removing the stigma in your workplace.

What you'll learn

Every technical professional should take time to help support mental health initiatives in the workplace. Throughout this course, Increasing Mental Health Awareness for Improved Inclusiveness, you will be presented with animated scenarios to show how to increase mental health awareness and develop policies to support, protect, coach, and mentor those affected by mental illness. You will begin by discovering the common mental health disorders including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, bipolar disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder for increased empathy and support. Next, you will explore how to support mental health in the workplace by creating awareness and working with your team to develop initiatives that will support those who are experiencing mental illness. Finally, you will learn how to promote mental health awareness in your organization. By the end of this course, you will be able to support mental health initiatives by removing the stigma in your workplace for improved inclusiveness.

About the author

Shelley has 20+ years of experience in IT as an Entrepreneur, Manager, Trainer, and Sitecore MVP. She has a passion for tiaras, technology, gaming, and general nerdery. She loves to learn new things as well as mentor and teach others. She teaches leadership, communication, Docker, and Sitecore development. Shelley aims to provide her students with an immersive learning experience, not just a bunch of lectures and handouts. She has studied learning and instructional design so that she can combine... more

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