Supporting a Grieving Employee: A Manager's Guide

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This course includes:

  • list-favs3 hours, 19 minutes
  • list-favsCPD Accreditation
  • list-favs9 units
  • list-favsFull lifetime access
  • list-favsAccess on mobile and TV
  • list-favsCertificate of completion
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Learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate empathy and understanding towards employees dealing with grief and loss
  • Implement strategies for providing appropriate support to grieving employees
  • Recognise the impact of grief on an individual’s work performance and productivity
  • Utilise practical communication skills when addressing grief-related issues with employees
  • Identify resources and support systems available for employees coping with grief and loss
  • Foster a workplace culture that prioritises mental health and well-being
  • Understand the legal and ethical considerations involved in supporting grieving employees
  • Maintain professionalism and sensitivity when dealing with sensitive and emotional situations in the workplace

Course Description:

“Supporting a Grieving Employee: A Manager’s Guide” is a course designed for managers and leaders to support employees dealing with grief and loss. The course provides an understanding of the grieving process and its impact on an individual’s work performance and well-being. Through modules and case studies, learners will develop the knowledge to provide appropriate support, communicate effectively, and create a workplace culture prioritising mental health. The course also covers legal and ethical considerations related to supporting grieving employees in the workplace.

Course Benefits: 

“Supporting a Grieving Employee: A Manager’s Guide” provides a valuable opportunity for managers and leaders to enhance their leadership skills and create a supportive work environment. By completing this course, learners will gain a deeper understanding of the grieving process and its impact on individuals, as well as the tools and strategies necessary to provide appropriate support. This course also enables learners to identify resources and support systems available for employees coping with grief and loss, fostering a workplace culture prioritising mental health and well-being. Ultimately, learners will be equipped to handle sensitive and emotional situations with professionalism and sensitivity, strengthening their leadership abilities and positively impacting their workplace culture.

Career Path:

  • HR Manager: Oversee the implementation of grief support policies and procedures.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Coordinator: Provide confidential support and counselling to employees dealing with grief and loss.
  • Mental Health Counselor: Offer individual or group counselling to individuals experiencing grief and loss.
  • Workplace Chaplain: Provide spiritual and emotional support to employees and their families during grief.
  • Social Worker: Advocate for employees dealing with grief and loss and connect them with resources.
  • Manager: Apply the skills and strategies learned in this course to provide support and create a supportive workplace culture.

Course content

  • video Module 01: Grief and Bereavement
  • video Module 02: Recognising and Acknowledging Grief
  • video Module 03: Understanding the Grieving Process
  • video Module 04: Bereavement in an Organisation
  • video Module 05: The Manager – Understanding the role
  • video Module 06: Bereaved employees – Returning to the work
  • video Module 07: Impacts of grief and one’s mental health
  • video Module 08: Legal rights – Bereavement in UK
  • video Module 09: Bereavement policy – A guide for employers

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