CARES 2.0: A Framework for Mental Health Strategy and Policy Formulation in Organizations

Mode of Delivery: Online (Synchronous)
Learning Platforms: Moodle Learning Management System and Zoom
1. Apr 25, 27, 29, May 4 & 6, 2022
2. Aug 15, 17, 19, 24 & 26, 2022
3. Nov 29, Dec 2, 5, 7 & 9, 2022

Time: 1:30 - 4:30pm

Course Description:
The course aims to guide organizations in their initial formulation of mental health strategies and policies following the CARES 2.0 framework. 
Course Objectives:

By the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the biopsychosocial factors that impact mental health
  2. Apply the CARES 2.0 framework in identifying employee needs and organizational resources that can guide strategy-and-policy formulation
  3. Create initial strategies and policies that will help promote mental health in the workplace.
  4. Develop an evaluation plan that will help monitor implementation, results, and sustainability of initiatives.

Course Outline:

       1) Understanding mental health
       2) CARES 2.0 Framework
            a.  Diagnosing the state of mental health in the organization
            b.  Creating mental health strategies and policies
            c.  Identifying resources 
            d.  Communicating and building capabilities for support
            e.  Evaluating and strengthening initiatives

Target Participants
           HR/OD practitioners/leaders in-charge of organizational policies and strategies on mental health and well-being

General Technical Requirements

  • Computer installed with MS Office apps (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Stable internet connection for live or synchronous sessions
  • Technical dry run prior to the course

Dates Available: 
October 29, 2021
7 100.00