Our expert care coordinators and degree qualified allied health professionals are trained in psychology and have worked with hundreds of employers and employees to help prevent or recover from workplace psychological injury.
Early intervention allows emerging and existing health and wellbeing issues to be addressed and prevent them from escalating into more serious health concerns. Cogent is experienced in developing tailored programs for organisations to address employee physical and mental health concerns.
Cogent is able offer a range of seminars embracing all areas of health and wellbeing. Our seminars are effective in raising employees’ awareness of health and lifestyle issues and empowering them to make positive lifestyle changes. Mental health seminars are presented by psychologists an counsellors with extensive corporate speaking experience.
Physical first aid is accepted and widespread in our community. However, most first aid courses don’t cover mental health problems.
We train people in Mental Health First Aid, an evidence-based course for workplaces that teaches people the skills to help someone they’re concerned about.
In this course employees learn about:
Our course teaches participants how to help people who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or people in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
The 12-hour standard Mental Health First Aid course is accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia and is available either online or face to face.
Strong4Life™ Healthy Mind is a suite of training modules aimed at raising awareness of, and providing practical solutions to, mental health in the workplace. The program aims to:
Following the course, participants are better able to maximise their potential in the workplace, improve productivity and performance, and are less likely to take time off work or develop illness.
Support your injured worker and line managers to coordinate appropriate mental health treatment and facilitate a safe, timely and sustainable return to work.