Increasing Mental Health Awareness for Improved Inclusiveness

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.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 14, 2021
Duration
1h 7m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 14, 2021
Duration
1h 7m
Description

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
About the author

Shelley has 20+ years of experience in IT as an Entrepreneur, Manager, Trainer, and Sitecore MVP. She has a passion for technology, gaming, and general nerdery. She loves to learn new things as well as mentor and teach others.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello, world. My name is Shelley Benhoff, and welcome to my course, Increasing Mental Health Awareness for Improved Inclusiveness. I am a business owner at HoffsTech, and I've also managed global teams. I have also suffered from bipolar disorder and generalized anxiety disorder for most of my life. This course includes real strategies from my professional career spanning over 20 years that I have used in dealing with my own mental health issues, as well as managing those affected by mental health on my team. In this course, we are going to go through several techniques that you can use to promote mental health awareness in your organization. This course includes animated scenario‑based training, and you will watch as an organization develops their mental health initiatives and how these initiatives impact their employees. Some of the major topics that we will cover include learning common mental health disorders, supporting mental health in the workplace, and promoting mental health awareness. 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. I hope you will join me on this journey to develop your mental health initiatives with the Increasing Mental Health Awareness for Improved Inclusiveness course, here on Pluralsight.