Designing and Developing Mental Health Programs in the Workplace

March 16, 23, and 30, 2021 at 2pm-5:30pm 

Taking a holistic approach to well-being will ensure you have engaged and productive people at work. This workshop focuses on equipping participants on up-to-date and evidence-based models on workplace well-being. This aims not only to dispel myths surrounding the attainment of personal and collective happiness, but it will also serve as basis for the development of organizational wellness programs informed by science and practice. By attending this workshop, participants will develop competencies to critically evaluate and mindfully deliberate on information and practices surrounding personal and corporate wellness.

Learning Objectives


March 16, 23, and 30, 2021 

2:00pm to 5:30pm

Delivery Mode: Online(via Zoom)

  • Provide a rationale for and evidence-based workplace mental health programs

  • Develop basic competencies in program development

  • Develop steps in establishing a mental health crisis response

  • Identify ways to prevent and manage workplace stress

  • Design positive workplace environments

Who should join?

  • HR managers or personnel in charge of mental health programs

  • Mental health practitioners and advocates

Tariff: Php 8,000*

*ANZCHAM Members will enjoy a FREE eWellnessMetre. **ANZCHAM Corporate Sponsors will enjoy a special discounted rate.

For inquiries, please email


Course Outline

Day 1: 

A. The rationale for an evidence-based mental health program

  •  Benefits of Mental Health

  • The Mental health crisis

  • The Mental Health Law

B. Steps in the development of a mental health program

  • Conducting Proper needs assessment

  • Setting effective goals and plans

  • Implementing your plans

  • Evaluating your program

Day 2: 

A. An integrated approach to workplace mental health and wellbeing

  • Preventing harm

  • Managing illness

  • Promoting the Positive

B. Preventing Harm: Developing steps in addressing the mental health crisis

  • Recognizing the signs of employees at risk

  • Developing a workplace crisis response protocol

C. Managing Illness: Developing steps in the prevention and management of workplace mental health concerns

  • Identifying sources of stress in the workplace

  • Promoting skills in the management and prevention of stress and burnout among employees

Day 3: 

A. Promoting the Positive: Developing steps to achieve organizational and individual well-being

  • Identifying Positive Workplace outcomes

  • Achieving employee well-being

  • Developing conducive workplace conditions

B. Integration: Taking the initial steps in creating your own or improving your existing workplace mental health programs

About the Speaker


Dr. Niño Jose Mateo is an associate professor at De La Salle University (DLSU), Manila, Philippines. Doc Niño completed his PhD in Counseling Psychology (with high distinction) at DLSU and his BA and MA Psychology degrees at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.

He is a licensed psychologist and registered guidance counselor, placing first at the 2012 licensure board examination for guidance counselors.

He serves as officer of the Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association, Psychological Association of the Philippines, and the William Glasser International, where he is certified as a Choice Theory/ Reality Therapy practitioner and instructor. Dr. Mateo is a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator. He advocates for the mental health of all and has published numerous researches on positive psychology, cultural psychology and the professional development of mental health practitioners.