Coping with Stress

  • 7 hour course, no prerequisites

Don’t let stress jeop­ar­dize work­place health, safe­ty and pro­duc­tiv­i­ty. In this sem­i­nar you will diag­nose sources of stress, under­stand the con­se­quences and devel­op a plan of action for cop­ing with occu­pa­tion­al stress. Learn how to man­age anger and anx­i­ety, solve prob­lems, use relax­ation tech­niques, devel­op the well­ness tri­an­gle and prac­tice stress inoculation.

Course at a glance
  • In-class, face-to-face delivery.
  • An in-depth review of the major cognitive, physical, and situational approaches to managing stress, as well as a series of techniques and strategies to diagnose and cope with personal and occupational stress.
  • Aimed at entry-level and practicing health and safety coordinators, professionals, officers, technicians, supervisors, trainers, management, and administrators.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the physiology and psychology of stress.
  • Discover the sources of stress at work and at home.
  • Apply scanning and focusing techniques.
  • Implement a four-step problem-solving model.
  • Utilize the internal tension thermometer.
  • Use nine proven relaxation techniques.
  • Practice stress rehearsal.
  • Manage faulty thinking.
  • Improve rational thinking.
  • Apply time management techniques.
  • Build a stronger support network.
  • Implement a plan of action for coping with work and personal stress.
Take note:

  • Reading materials: a course pack will be provided in class.
  • This class requires a post-work component to be completed after the in-class meeting.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Email

extnreg@ualberta.ca

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