At Solas Mind we offer counselling and training to corporate clients, with a focus on the creative industries.
We offer effective in-house learning and development solutions. We aim to support people and enable employees to feel more comfortable and confident to talk about their mental health.
Our bespoke in-house courses are custom made to meet the needs of your organisation and are delivered at venues and dates that suit you. Many of our packages can be offered as either a half day or a full day, in-house or online.
We are passionate about Suicide Prevention Education and deliver the UK’s only National Qualification in Suicide Prevention -“SFA: Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention”.
We also deliver Mental Health First Aid England training courses and a range of workshops including 'Building Resilience in the Workplace'
The challenges of filming schedules, post Covid-19 anxiety and fear, post-traumatic stress, demanding work schedules, adapting to new filming practices, social distancing will have a large impact on mental health.
The session will increase the awareness and understanding around mental health and will help managers to recognise the signs and offer support to people suffering from mental distress in the workplace and in the community.
This session will cover:
Thanks to support from ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the British Film Institute (BFI)as part of the Future Film Skills programme we launched this new two-part course:
RESILIENT LEADERSHIP FOR COVID SUPERVISORS IN FILM: MANAGING TEAMS AND SUPPORTING WELLBEING UNDER PRESSURE
This course is for experienced Covid supervisors working in film who would like to develop their leadership skills and also learn effective strategies to support self-care and recognise when team members may be struggling.
Dealing with uncertainty is recognised as one of the most significant leadership challenges. This two-part course will support Covid Supervisors and help them better manage the pressure and emotional toll of this role.
This training will provide tools and strategies to help Covid Supervisors develop the mindset and behaviours to communicate effectively, maintain boundaries and navigate uncertainty whilst supporting their own self-care and the well-being of their team
Session 1: Resilient Thinking and Supporting Self-Care
How resilient are you? Resilience is the ability to adapt in the face of challenging circumstances. Resilient leaders have the ability to cope with disruption, adversity and frequent changes. They adapt under immense pressure, all whilst maintaining positivity and managing their teams effectively.
With the acute physical, mental, emotional and social behaviours inevitably highlighted by COVID-19 resiliency is the key to supporting and managing teams.We will look at where we are in terms of the pandemic and the individual trauma responses at play. How to boost self- care and manage workplace stress.
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Session 2: Leading With Vision and Supporting Others
Now that unhelpful thinking styles have been identified, we will discuss setting expectations, team goals, effective communication strategies and having difficult conversations around Covid-19. Developing personal adaptability is central, and a growth mindset is key.
We will look at the difficulties of communicating effectively and with empathy during Covid-19 and how to spot the signs someone is struggling.
Topics covered will include:
We work in partnership with you to deliver mental health services that are right for you. We provide an external source of support - an independent, personal service, that is not linked to the company or studio. Thus, individuals are less reticent to seek help if needed.
The challenges of filming schedules, post Covid-19 anxiety and fear, post-traumatic stress, demanding work schedules, adapting to new working practices, social distancing will have a large impact on mental health: