Mental Health Safety Training – Leaders and Managers

Mental health training for organisational leaders, managers


This short course was developed to provide organisational leaders and managers with foundational knowledge in psychosocial safety design and operation as well as intermediate to advanced level training in communication skills and influencing techniques.

The Leaders and Managers content is suitable for senior staff with health and safety, human resource or team-based duties.

Course Code:  MHST/LM

Duration: 2 days

Location: AMA House 14 Stirling Highway Nedlands WA 6009

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

2018 Dates

Courses are run monthly – see Course Registration for dates.

Course Format

This is a 12-hour course delivered over two days.  Participants will receive a Resource Book and will be awarded a Mental Health Safety Officer Certificate issued by the AMA WA Work Better Program which is valid for 2 years. 

Participants are required to complete an online learning module and pre-reading prior to attending this course. 

Click here to view the Mental Health Safety short course series information sheet.


This course focuses on 3 baseline but critical  aspects of psychosocial safety;

System design:  during the course the policy and best practice procedural framework for psychosocial safety is examined – including processes for  identification and control, incident response and reporting )

Prevalence data:  information on the prevalence and impact of mental illness in Australia is explained and contextualised to the workplace. 

Communication skills:  Participants are shown a communication mode suitable for the workplace plus a range of verbal and non-verbal communications skills essential for engaging, influencing and supporting staff. 

Course Cost: $550 (plus GST)

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