Halsey Keetch Book Club January 22

Date: Three sessions are being held, as follows:

  • 8.15 – 9.15am Tuesday 25th January
  • 8.15 – 9.15am Wednesday 26th January
  • 8.15 – 9.15am Thursday 27th January

Location: Virtual sessions, via Zoom

Description: Our ever-popular book club will focus on the critical topic of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace for its first session of 2022. For this session we will feature the book The Chimp Paradox, by Professor Steve Peters. This will be a special event as we will be joined by Peter Slater, who worked at Northern Trust as Head of Client Service Delivery before retiring and focussing on his work in mental health. Peter is a Qualified instructor, offering courses for Mental Health First Aid. Mental Health First Aid training improves knowledge, reduces stigmatising attitudes, and increases first aid actions towards people with mental health issues. Knowledge can be used in the workplace, as well as with family and friends. In Peter’s experience MHFA training improves productivity, morale and is key to demonstrating to clients and shareholders that the organisation has a policy backed up by action.  

We have mastered the art of online events, with inclusion at the core of every discussion that we host. We keep guest numbers for individual events low so that we can include every participant in our events, enabling a balanced selection of views and opinions, as well as encouraging discussion and ideas sharing. There is nothing disconnected or impersonal about our online sessions and it is always a pleasure to welcome new guests. We hope to bring people together at some in-person events in 2022.