Mental Health & Wellbeing

Keeping Mental Health in Virtual/Hybrid Setting

As remote work becomes the new norm, understanding how to support your mental well-being is crucial. This session will address common stressors associated with virtual and hybrid settings, such as isolation, work-life balance, and digital fatigue. Participants will learn practical strategies to stay connected, set boundaries, and foster a healthy work environment.

Who is this training for?

For leaders, managers and team members working in virtual or hybrid setting who want to take care of their mental health.

Consult this training

    What you will learn in the virtual workshop:
    • How to take care of mental health in virtual and hybrid settings?
    • What tools are useful in supporting mental health in the team?
    • Main challenges while working remotely and how to manage them
    • What are the signs of issues with mental health?
    Advantages of the virtual training
    • guarantee of interactive participation in training with the use of online engaging tools
    • half-day workshops allow flexible organization of the workday
    • relationships building with remote colleagues through joint participation in training
    • participation in the workshop from anywhere, all you need is access to a computer

    Virtual workshop program

    Module I

    Mental health – introduction

    • Mental health – definition and its role in the virtual/hybrid environment.
    • Why focus on mental health of employees? Should we intervene in such private aspect of their lives?
    • Main challenges while working remotely – isolation, burnout, anxiety or depression
    • What are the signs of issues with mental health? How to recognize them and what to do
    • How to hold a conversation related to mental health while working in a hybrid model and how to handle it virtually?
    • Communication skills: active listening, paraphrase, empathy and clear messages – key competences to build trust and meaningful conversations
    • Case study – mental health challenges and solutions
    • Virtual/hybrid work-life balance – is it possible to achieve it when working an being online?

    Module II

    Supporting mental health

    • What are the tools to support mental health in the team?
    • Most popular and effective stress management techniques and how to promote them in a team
    • Building resilience – long term investment in mental health
    • Is it possible to implement culture where people are not afraid to speak? How building trust, communities and removing mental health stigma can support your team.
    • Virtual coffee, team-building and online fun – how to facilitate such events and bring the best of them
    • Conflict in a team – how it can influence wellbeing and when to act
    • Best practice sharing – how other companies are keeping mental health in their virtual/hybrid teams
    • Building plan for keeping mental health in my team – self-work and next steps to implement in the future​​

    Project flow

    Diagnosis and prework
    • in-take interview with the project sponsor
    • diagnosis of participants’ needs (online questionnaire and calls)
    • prework for participants (material to watch, read or listen to)
    Virtual workshops
    • training divided into 2 workshops, 3,5 hours each
    • interactive working methods: discussions, chat, virtual board, questionnaires, videos, case studies, breakout rooms, external tools (Mentimeter, Miro, Funretro)
    • participants: up to 12 people
    Summary and follow up
    • training materials for participants
    • access to the ETTA knowledge base
    • follow up call with the project sponsor