This course is only available to UNISON members.
Mindfulness – An Introduction
The practice of mindfulness emphasises listening to, observing and acknowledging emotional experiences and enables people to develop a more finely tuned awareness of their inner experiences and to cultivate an improved regulation of their emotional responses. There is a growing research base indicating its efficacy to promote physical, psychological and emotional wellbeing. It has been used to treat a range of problems including the management of mood disorders, chronic pain, arthritis, sleep disturbance, stress, chronic fatigue and professional burnout.
Accrediting Body: Eligible for the Training for the Domiciliary Care /Supported Living Workforce Project administered by NISCC
Tutor: Monique Harte & Greg Kelly
Tutor's organisation: School of Health Sciences, Ulster University
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Bullying in a work environment can cause tremendous emotional distress as well as severely impact on people’s capacity to carry out their role. Employers have a duty of care to employees and there are a number of remedies you can pursue if you believe you are being bullied. it is important to ensure that staff are enabled to work in a supportive environment which maximises their ability to contribute. Sometimes there is a blurred line between performance management and a belief by the staff member that they are being bullied. This course will explore the employer’s duty of care, what constitutes bullying, what remedies are available to someone who is experiencing it and how managers can respond pro-actively.
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