In collaboration with The Marle Partnership
Valerie Aimes and Clive Martinez from the Marle Partnership will be hosting a 2-hour session with the option of joining an after-party of around 30 minutes.
Staff Wellbeing: Living and working with the uncertainty of COVID
- Overview of evidence of the incidence of psychological distress from the SARS/COVID literature, risk factors, and vulnerable groups
- A brief review of protective factors (coping approaches, organisational, professional, and personal factors)
- Implications for managing sickness absence, counterproductive work behaviours, and staff retention in times of COVID.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to
articulate to their organisations the potential impact of COVID on the psychological wellbeing of their workforces
identify risk factors for poor psychological wellbeing during and after an epidemic and those most vulnerable to developing psychological problems
be aware of those organisational factors and personal skills that support individual and group resilience
begin to identify what the implications of the epidemic are for HR/OD planning
appreciate an approach to psychological flexibility