Course Outcomes

This web-based stress management course will:

  • Outline the risks and rewards of stress.
  • Offer tools and tips for managing stress.
  • Suggest ideas for reducing environmental stress.
  • Provide tactics for dealing with people-related stress.
  • Allow time for personal goal setting.

Course Overview

Stress happens, and how it’s handled can mean the difference between a healthy or hellish existence. This virtual classroom program covers the basics of stress management and tips for coping with stress related to workload, the environment, and people. The course offers a range of tools and can be tailored before its delivery to address any issues the participants have in common.

Program Objectives

At this program’s conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Explain what stress is and its causes.
  • Describe the benefits of good stress.
  • Recognize the symptoms caused by bad stress. 
  • Use self-talk, positive imagery, and other tools to cope with stress.
  • Practice techniques for minimizing the effects difficult people have in the workplace.
  • Explain the connection between nutrition, sleep, exercise, and stress.

Program Modules

  • Why Stress Happens: The Good, Bad, and Ugly
  • I Did It to Myself: Recognizing Your Role and Power
  • Environmental Stress: Upgrading Your Surroundings
  • People Concerns: Dealing with Difficult People
  • Just Breathe: Relaxation Techniques
  • You Are What You Eat: The Nutrition Connection

At this program’s conclusion, participants should understand the source of their stress and have a plan for coping with what they can’t change and addressing what they can.