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techtimeout digital wellbeing champion

digital wellbeing training

for mental health first aiders or nominated digital wellbeing champions

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why companies train their teams

raise awareness of how technology can impact mental health and productivity

With employees spending most of their time looking at screens, it's an employers responsibility to support their teams to manage the impact. The first step is raising awareness of digital wellbeing. The training highlights the benefits of taking regular breaks from screens. Your digital wellbeing champions can then become advocates for healthier tech habits. 

the missing piece of a complex issue impacting businesses

Many employees are noticing signs of burnout, deteriorating mental health and a blurred work/life boundaries but how do businesses help employees find this balance in a world of 24/7 digital connection? Upskill your Mental Health First Aiders or nominated Digital Wellbeing Champions to support employees notice the signs and take action.

"It’s extremely important to encourage staff to take time away from technology, especially those working from home and we are setting daily puzzles and sharing time out ideas"

Biscoes Solicitors

Alison Lee

Managing Director, Biscoes Solicitors

Lee Alison

a healthier, more productive workforce

Once your employees have completed their training, they will be armed with the tools and resources to encourage their colleagues to improve how they handle digital distractions and work effectively in a world of 24/7 connection - these two factors that can positively influence productivity. 

"I find my phone and social media to be so addictive. You find you fall down the wormhole of "just 5 more minutes" and before you know it you have wasted so much time. I really enjoyed it and found there was much more to see and do without my phone."

Moneypenny

April 2021 Participant

Moneypenny

find out how your employees feel about tech/life balance and screen-time

Your trained Digital Wellbeing Champions become the points of contact within your business and can seek to understand the influence that technology could be having within your business. Further insight can be gained by completing the techtimeout10 challenge and corresponding employee impact survey.

"It was good to get time away from my phone. Staring at a screen all day with work and then the rest of my day staring at my phone was becoming an issue. It was lovely to have an excuse to take a walk or pick up an actual real book"

May 2021 techtimeout10 challenge participant

Law firm based in the East-Midlands

share your status to benefit recruitment

Businesses like yours can highlight that you have trained individuals to support with digital wellbeing. This shows potential candidates that the health and wellbeing of your teams is something you take seriously. In a competitive jobs market, your employer brand is important. When you complete the techtimeout10 challenge or digital wellbeing training, we give you logos to use across your social media channels and website. 

“Technology is playing a pivotal role in keeping us connected and working efficiently but there's increasing evidence showing that overuse of technology can have a negative impact on productivity and mental health.

techtimeout have the tools and know-how to help mitigate this issue so we’re pleased to have them on board as a preferred supplier"

LawNet

Helen Hamilton-Shaw

Member Engagement & Strategy Director, LawNet

Helen Hamilton-Shaw

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how it works

who should receive digital wellbeing training?

Digital wellbeing is the impact that technology has on mental, physical and emotional health. Technology is a huge part of all of our lives. Up-skill your Mental Health First Aiders to support the newest challenge to employee wellbeing.

Our digital wellbeing training complements Mental Health First Aid training and gives individuals the skills to support your teams with their digital wellbeing.

We advise training your Mental Health First Aiders as they already have an understanding of how to support employee mental health. Alternatively, you can nominate separate Digital Wellbeing Champions. 

Businesses we work with typically have Mental Health First Aid trained individuals across a range of departments at employee, manager and board-level. Although this isn't essential, representation across various parts of the business can help individuals within your business feel supported. 

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simple concept, powerful benefits

delivering digital wellbeing to your business

what's included in our digital wellbeing training?

Our Aware, Consider and Empower (ACE) model underpins the training to provide a strong awareness of digital wellbeing, why it's important as well as offering proven tools and techniques to consider and recommend for team members within your business.

These tools and techniques help empower employees to set boundaries with clients and colleagues (while aligned with business objectives), work more productively in a world of digital distractions and use technology and social media in an effective way.

The course includes an 1hr 45min interactive webinar with a comprehensive guide and resource pack. Attendees will also have access to our community for best practice and updates, a techtimeout challenge bag and a certificate and logo to share their digital wellbeing status.

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to train your digital wellbeing champions

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identify the individuals that you would like to train within your business

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sign up (as an individual or group) to the monthly training date that suits you

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receive the supporting training pack and attend the webinar to receive your new certification

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frequently asked questions
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let's get started!

Lead the way and begin to tackle digital distractions and overwhelm in your business. 

A healthy relationship with technology can benefit employees at home and in the workplace. 

Together, we can make healthier relationships with technology the norm and create happier and healthier teams.

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our customers

MoneyPenny
Amber Energy
Biscoes Solicitors
Gamlins Law
J&PR
Zen Communications
Abodus Student Housing
Vita Student
Buckles Solicitors LLP

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