Posts tagged Empowerment
Neurodiversity in the workplace ACAS Guidance

ACAS have compiled a resource page for employers, HR professionals and line management to find out more about neurodiversity, neurodiverse conditions (dyspraxia, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia etc) and how they can best support employees through the use of reasonable adjustments, changes in management styles and through direct engagement with employees.

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"11 Employee Motivation Ideas that Successful Organisations Use" PageUp People Blog post

A thoughtful blog post from the team at PageUp People exploring employee motivation ideas that have been used successfully in organisations and which can be adapted for use in any organisation. Ideas include setting SMART goals for employees, promoting transparency and listening to employees’ ideas.

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"Minds at Work: Making Mental Health a priority in the changing world of work" Fabian Policy Report

A report compiled by The Changing Work Centre and the Fabian Society exploring how organisations can help to improve employee engagement and overall emotional wellbeing by putting in place constructive, evidence-based Mental Health policies and procedures.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission Website Resources - Key Stage 1 and 2

A comprehensive set of resources for use in Key Stage 1 and 2 PSHE, RSE and Citizenship lessons exploring a variety of human rights related topics, including The Equality Act 2010, Influencing attitudes, Prejudice and Discrimination and definitions of Human Rights.

Each session includes a lesson plan, presentation slides and a set of worksheets alongside detailed guidance which includes plenary activities,. homework suggestions and extension activities.

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Let children know you're listening: The importance of an adult's interpersonal skills in helping to improve a child's experience of disclosure Report

Practical resources published by NSPCC Learning designed to help adults who work with children better respond to disclosures of abuse.

The evidence-informed resources include a poster to help professionals remember the key interpersonal skills they should be using when responding to disclosures, and a briefing paper sharing the learning from research with adults and children.

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Why Art Therapy Works: Psychology Today Article

An interesting Psychology Today article by Cathy Malchiodi looking at a 2015 study by Haeyan, van Hooren and Hutchermaekers which explored the therapeutic benefits of adults taking part in art activities. Individuals who took part in their study felt that “through expression of their experiences in art, identity and self-image were strengthened” and they found a way of modulating emotional responses.

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"Our Internet, Our Choice": UK Safer Internet Centre Report on Understanding Consent in a Digital World

The UK Safer Internet Centre has published a report highlighting young people's experiences of asking for, giving and receiving consent online. Findings from the survey of 2,004 children and young people aged 8- to 17-years-old in the UK shows that they may not know they need to seek permission, or may not understand the impact that sharing without consent can have.

Figures show that: 84 per cent of children and young people believe everyone on the internet has a responsibility to be respectful to others; 48 per cent said that people their age don’t always think before they post something online; 52 per cent said someone they know shared a photo or video online of them without asking first; and 15 per cent worry about losing control of a photo or video they have shared online.

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The Prince's Trust Ebay Youth Index 2019

The annual Youth Index from The Prince’s Trust examining the views and outlooks of young people aged 16 to 25 in the UK. An online survey of 2,162 young people found that: 57 per cent of 16- to 25-year-olds said that social media creates an overwhelming pressure to succeed; 48 per cent said that they feel more anxious about their future when seeing the lives of their friends online; and half of young people report being more anxious than they were a year ago.

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How to Support Staff who are experiencing a Mental Health Problem Mind Resource

An important resource for line managers and HR professionals created by Mind which explores how organisations can best support staff at every stage of the mental health spectrum – whether they’re stressed or have a diagnosed mental health condition. The approaches in the guide are universal principles designed to support a diverse range of people across a range of workplaces.

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Introduction to Mentally Healthy Workplaces -Mind Resource

This Mind resource helps business owners, senior management and HR Professionals to understand the relationship between good employee mental health and getting the best out of staff. It will help inspire thinking about what is already being done to support mental health in the workplace, what impact this has and how to build on it.

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Place2Be- Schools and Youth Group Resources for Children's Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

The official resource pack from Place2Be for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week for schools and Youth Groups. This year’s theme is “Healthy: Inside and Out” and encourages children and young people to explore the relationship between good physical health and good mental health.

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"It's Not OK" - Key Stages 3 and 4 teaching Resources about Positive Relationships - NSPCC and York St John University

The NSPCC, and York St John University, have developed teaching resources to help children and young people recognise concerning behaviour and identify characteristics of positive relationships. It's Not OK includes lesson plans, short films and accompanying activities about topics such as: harmful sexual behaviour; child sexual abuse; child sexual exploitation; sexting; and grooming.

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