Benefits of attending
This course provides you with the skills to apply CBT to:
- support individuals who have, or are at risk of developing, long-term mental health conditions
- see measurable improvements in employee well-being as a direct result of your efforts
As a result, your organisation will be able to:
- reduce mental health related sickness absence in the workplace in a cost-effective and speedy way
- avoid lengthy waiting times for CBT referrals
- save money on consultancy fees
In 2006-7, five members of the occupational health team at Mars UK attended the Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills for Occupational Health Professionals. The editorial team at Occupational Health [at Work] went to visit them to see how they had implemented their skills in practice. They found that Mars UK was using CBT to help people to remain at work when they develop a health condition, as well as promote a return to work from long-term sickness absence. The skills gained had contributed to Mars UK’s successful and proactive approach to sickness absence management
The OH manager at Mars UK, described CBT as ‘an absolutely invaluable skill’ for the work done at Mars UK’s Melton Mowbray site, commenting ‘Now I don’t know how I managed without CBT’.
Who is the course designed for?
Occupational health professionals
The course is designed for occupational physicians and occupational health nurses holding a recognised qualification in occupational health. If you have a recognised OH qualification, please just complete the main booking form, including details of this.
The course is also open to OH professionals who are clinically qualified (eg.RGN), but do not hold a recognised occupational health qualification, who can demonstrate appropriate levels of OH experience and CPD. You will need to complete a supporting application form which can be downloaded below.
Allied health professionals:
The course is also designed for counsellors, occupational physiotherapists and other allied health professionals, such as occupational therapists, practitioner psychologists, case managers and vocational rehabilitation specialists. You will need to work in an OH setting, and at least 50% of your work should be in the field of occupational health. You’ll also need accreditation (or evidence of working towards this) with a relevant professional organisation.
A supplementary application form will need to be completed. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you the relevant form.
To book, or to see the full brochure for this training course, please click the links below.