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Moral injury

What is moral injury, and why does it matter? Get an insight into this important topic to help maintain ethical standards within your organisation.

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Perfect for:

People Managers
HR generalists

You’ll learn how to:

  • ​explore events in the people profession that may cause moral injury
  • ​outline the impact of moral injury on mental health and wellbeing
  • list practical steps to support and prevent instances of moral injury.

About this course

Course length: 60-90 minutes

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: Those interested in the principles of wellbeing and employee engagement.

This course is included as part of the Core Learning Subscription.

What to expect from this ‘moral injury’ course

This short course aims to raise awareness of moral injury and highlight its importance. You'll learn what moral injury is, why it matters, and how to identify and prevent it whenever possible.

By knowing how to prevent moral injury, you’ll contribute to an environment that prioritises fair decision-making, offers support mechanisms, and promotes overall wellbeing.

What you’ll need to do on this ‘moral injury’ course

This bite-sized training consists of written, video and interactive content. You can work through the content at your own pace. At the end, you can test your understanding with a brief knowledge check. This is not a formal assessment; you can repeat it several times to help reinforce your learning.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘moral injury’ course, you’ll be able to:

  • answer the question, ‘What is moral injury?’
  • explain why moral injury matters
  • identify the signs of moral injury, know how to prevent it, and support those affected by it.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

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And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

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