Professional Development

Stress Management


Description
Today, many people are experiencing stress in epidemic proportions. At all levels, people are feeling stressed out, insecure, and misunderstood.

The demands of work, combined with the demands of home, can easily become too much to handle.

This course explores the causes of such stress and offers some stress management strategies you can use every day to cope effectively.
Content
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Introduction
  • Session One: Course Overview
  • Course Overview
  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment: What are the major stressors in your life ...?
  • Pre-Assignment: What challenges do you expect ...?
  • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Session Two: Defining Stress and How It Affects Us
  • Defining Stress and How It Affects Us
  • Where Are You Now?
  • Defining and Identifying Stress
  • Pre-Assignment: What are the major stressors in your life ...?
  • Pre-Assignment: What challenges do you expect ...?
  • What Does It Mean?
  • Ways to Look at Your Stress
  • Understanding Stress
  • Stress and Your Health
  • Session Three: What is Stress About?
  • What is Stress About?
  • Stress is
  • Flexibility
  • Eustress
  • Session Four: Building a Solid Foundation
  • Building a Solid Foundation
  • Taking Care of Your Body and Your Mind
  • Making Connections: Strong, Supportive Relationships
  • Making Connections: Relaxation Techniques
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Question: What do you see as the major problem here?
  • Discussion Question: What connection do you see ...?
  • The 'Less Stress' Lessons
  • Session Five: Mental Strategies
  • Mental Strategies
  • Changing Ourselves
  • Personality
  • Nature of Organization
  • Quality of Support
  • The Triple A Approach
  • Alter
  • Avoid
  • Accept
  • Session Six: Stress at Work
  • Stress at Work
  • The Stress Tax
  • Stress Inventory
  • Scoring
  • Stress Logging
  • Session Seven: Time Management Tips
  • Time Management Tips
  • Brainstorming Some Great Ideas
  • Session Eight: Stress at Home
  • Stress at Home
  • Budgeting Basics
  • The Everyday Stuff: Chore Charts
  • The Everyday Stuff: Meal Planning
  • The Everyday Stuff: Organization Tips
  • Keeping Things Un-Cluttered
  • Getting Motivated
  • Keeping Track
  • Session Nine: Drainers and Fillers
  • Drainers and Fillers
  • Personal Drainers
  • Personal Fillers
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Session Ten: A Personal Action Plan
  • A Personal Action Plan
  • What's working
  • Improve
  • Help
  • Final Plan
  • Summary
  • Summary
  • Thank you!
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever