07 / 06 / 2016
The new report provides evaluation data from the creating a mentally healthy workplace training programme, including data and analysis from the trainers until May 2016. A total of 89 trainers are delivering the course locally to their organisation across 87 NHS trusts.
The results show that the training is significantly increasing the level of capability that managers believe they have to deal with scenarios. The mental health capability perceptions has risen from 24.03 to 35.61 between before and training measurements. The majority of delegates reacted positively to the training:
- 94 per cent of delegates enjoyed the training
- 94 per cent of delegates found the training to be relevant to their jobs
The training is having a positive impact on trainee perceptions of their own confidence to deal with various mental health concerns. It encourages staff to value employing and managing staff with mental concerns within the workplace by reducing negative views.
Continuous evaluation data is provided by the trainers on behalf of the delegates attending training. Interim evaluation summaries are provided quarterly to provide an update of the programme.