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Sustaining Resilience at Work Practitioner training (StRaW®): 2 days training course

What is StRaW?
StRaW is a peer support system to detect and prevent occupational mental health issues and boost psychological resilience.


Who should complete StRaW training?
Anyone in health or social care who wants to support colleagues and team to build their psychological resilience through the prevention and detection of occupational stress. You do not need any specialist medical or psychological expertise.


What is a StRaW Practitioner?
StRaW Practitioners are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to help improve the mental health of colleagues suffering from psychological distress, through planning, guidance, signposting and, where appropriate, effective mentoring.


What are the benefits of StRaW training?
The training includes to understand what workplace stress is and its impact, as well as specific topics, including self-harm and managing your own mental health and strategies to overcome resistance to referral/accessing treatment, plus effective mentoring skills, including decisional balance.


Why is StRaW training important?
The detection of workplace stress, spotting the signs of psychological distress that might otherwise go unnoticed. StRaW not only focuses specifically on mental health conditions and issues that are likely to affect staff working in health or social care, it also enables StRaW Practitioners to take action in order to bolster resilience.

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