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Given that we spend about a third of our lives at work, work can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. A workplace where there is a focus on a mentally healthy workplace is good for both business and staff through improved productivity and a more supported, engaged and motivated workforce. In this session, Mardi Webber (Mentally Healthy Workplace Consultant for ReturnToWorkSA) will provide an overview of what medical practices can do to work towards creating a mentally healthy workplace, the critical factors of success as well as the free tools, supports and resources available for general practice to take action.

Practice Manager Workshop

Building a Mentally Healthy Workplace for Your Practice During the COVID Era

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

12PM - 2:30PM (ACST)

Venue @313 or Online via Zoom

313 Payneham Rd, Royston Park SA 5070

FREE

Recommended For

Practice Managers

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Given that we spend about a third of our lives at work, work can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. A workplace where there is a focus on a mentally healthy workplace is good for both business and staff through improved productivity and a more supported, engaged and motivated workforce. In this session, Mardi Webber (Mentally Healthy Workplace Consultant for ReturnToWorkSA) will provide an overview of what medical practices can do to work towards creating a mentally healthy workplace, the critical factors of success as well as the free tools, supports and resources available for general practice to take action.

This workshop on mentally healthy workplaces for Practice Managers will also cover the following topics:

  • What is a mentally healthy workplace
  • What are the business benefits of being a mentally healthy workplace?
  • How to implement a mentally healthy workplace and critical success factors
  • How to have a supportive conversation
  • Free supports, tools and resources available for medical practices, including the importance of self-care
  • Next steps – taking action

Sessions

Registration & Lunch On Arrival

12PM - 12:30PM

Workshop

12:30PM - 2:30PM

Speakers

Mardi Webber

Mentally Healthy Workplaces Consultant

ReturnToWorkSA

Facilitators

dr-cate-howell

Dr Cate Howell OAM

Medical Education Consultant

AMPHEaT

Sponsors

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Mardi Webber

Mentally Healthy Workplaces Consultant

ReturnToWorkSA

Mardi commenced her career in the hospital sector as a Registered Nurse and Midwife. From the clinical perspective of health care, she developed an interest in the prevention of injury and disease, and has worked in the health and safety field for the last 30 years. Her passion is in the area of mental health, and as a Registered Psychologist, Mardi’s current role at ReturnToWorkSA is called Mentally Healthy Workplaces Consultant.

In this role, Mardi provides free assistance and support to workplaces and industries in South Australia in the development of strategies and actions that promote and support a sustainable mentally healthy workplace.

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Dr Cate Howell OAM

Medical Education Consultant

AMPHEaT

Dr Cate Howell is a GP, medical education consultant and therapist, who works with AMPHEaT, at Torrens University and in private practice. She is passionate about mental health and education. Cate had a year 2000 Churchill Fellowship exploring primary care management of anxiety and depression, undertook a PhD on preventing depression relapse, and was awarded an OAM in 2012 for service to mental health and professional organisation. Following the PhD, Cate has written six books on various mental health topics, and has taught many health professionals and public courses on mental health and wellbeing.

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Dr Rosanne Skalicky

Rural Generalist in Critical Care, Royal Flying Doctors SA

Dr Skalicky (often referred to as ‘Dr Rose’), is a senior Emergency Physician with extensive national and international experience. Having worked as an emergency physician in Tasmania, Queensland, and South Australia (RAH), Dr Rose headed overseas in 2009. With a passion for equitable access to healthcare and international development in EM, Dr Rose has spent the last decade working overseas in a fulltime capacity – remote NW Tanzania and most recently in Myanmar. In Myanmar, Dr Rose worked under the Ministry of Health developing acute emergency services and training nationally, which included a full-time teaching and clinical load. Having returned to Australia in early 2021 Dr Rose is currently employed by the RFDS as a Rural Generalist in Critical Care, working primarily out of Port Augusta.

Dr Roses’ professional interests include:

·Improving equity in health access
·Health care development of EM in low-middle income countries
·Capacity building of Health staff

When not at work Dr Rose enjoys caring for her family, reading, craft, and obviously seeing new places, and engaging with people from different cultures.