State of Mental Health of the Philippine

Road to Full Recovery: A Psychosocial Support Session for COVID19 Survivors

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected our lives. We might have been affected by it first hand and successfully recovered from it, but as we go on with our lives, you might be feeling odd -- you might feel that something is not right with yourself, something is not the way it's used to be.


Designing and Developing Mental Health Programs

in the Workplace 


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.


June 15-17, 2021

1:00pm to 4:30pm

Delivery Mode: Online(via Zoom)

Learning Objectives

  • 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


To register, please fill out the form below.

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


Alessandra Arpon, RPsy is working in education, research, assessment, and mental health awareness, treatment, and care. She earned her BS psychology from Far Eastern University - Manila with a magna cum laude distinction and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from De La Salle University – Manila where she is also taking her Ph. D. in clinical counseling psychology. She is a licensed psychologist who garnered the 5th place during the licensure examination for psychologist in 2017.

Aless was trained to practice evidence-based psychological assessment and treatments for individuals, couples, groups, and families. Currently, she works as a faculty member of the Psychology Department at De La Salle University – Manila (DLSU) where she handles undergraduate and graduate courses. She is also a consulting psychologist in various private clinics and government hospitals within Metro Manila. Aside from therapy and assessment, she also conducts lectures, seminars, and workshops related to mental health awareness, prevention, and intervention in the community, school, and work settings.


Mr. Gerald Peñaranda is a registered psychologist who also received his certification from the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) to specialize in the practice of Industrial- Organizational Psychology.

Learning Investment

Group Rate (3 pax or more) – ₱6,000 per pax + VAT

Regular Rate – ₱7,500 per pax + VAT

For your convenience, you may deposit your payment at any branch of:



Account Name: Premier Value Provider, Inc.

Account Number: 006830102862

Branch: Trident-Gil Puyat


- Please email a copy of the deposit slip with company name, company TIN number, company address, participant name/s, and participant contact number/s to



Account Number: 002410007904