Working with Mental Ill Health

Working with Mental Ill Health


This program is designed to assist workers who may suffer from a mental ill health condition or those who work with a person suffering mental ill health. Key factors such as disclosure, reporting, identifying and discussing indicative behaviours are key elements to this extremely important program. This program has been designed by iHR Australia’s consulting psychologist.

Designed for: Employees

Program length: 30min (approximately)
Information Library Information Library
Audio Narration Audio Narration
Video Clips Video Clips
Activities Activities
Assessment Assessment
Individual Certificate Individual Certificate
Manager's view on employees' course completion Manager's view on employees' course completion
Responsive Available on desktop and mobile devices
Customer Support Customer Support


  • Module 1 covers the observable indicators of mental ill health
  • Module 2 provides ideas regarding the conversation between team member and manager about a mental health condition
  • Module 3 covers conversations between colleagues

Learning outcomes:

On completion of the program learners should:
  • Understand best approaches to discussions about mental ill-health with team members and managers
  • Understand individual rights regarding the disclosure of a mental health condition
  • Understand how to best approach management if challenged by a mental health challenge
  • Be in a better position to understand some indicators of mental ill health
  • Understand that if we are experiencing mental ill health it’s important that something positive is done about it. Likewise, it’s important to speak up if being subjected to behaviour from another person that could place your health at risk


  • 1 to 50 licences
  • $25.00 AUD per licence (excl GST)
  • 12 months access per licence
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Course Snapshots

Definition of Mental Ill Health
Obligations of Employee

Course written by:

Dr. Leigh Hodder, PhD MAPS – Senior Workplace Relations Adviser / Consulting Psychologist / Facilitator

Dr. Leigh Hodder is an experienced consultant, workplace mediator and investigator who has also trained internal investigators at various organisations. Alongside her skills in coaching, mediation and training, Leigh is a consulting psychologist with over 20 years’ experience.
She has provided investigation and consulting services to organisations of various sizes and has worked in a wide range of industries including the government, not for profit and private sectors. In providing services to organisations, Leigh has gained valuable skills in negotiating with unions and has the insight and analytical ability to conduct in-depth investigations while following the principles of procedural fairness.
Leigh has conducted over 800 workplace mediations across a variety of industries since commencing mediation practice in 1996. She is a preferred workplace intervention supplier to Queensland Government departments and conducted her Honours Thesis on the mediation process with the Department of Justice and Attorney-General (QLD).
Her current activities include conducting independent workplace and safety incident investigations, organisational culture development partnering, team dynamics diagnostics, team and individual coaching, learning and development and mediation for various clients.
Leigh is a qualified and experienced Mediator, Victim/Offender Community Conference Convenor and Trainer/Assessor. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society, a registered Medicare Provider and Work Cover (Queensland) Provider.

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