The demands and challenges of today’s busy and ever-changing world often result in increasing stress levels. Stress can affect performance at work and also be a contributing factor to ill-health.
This course has been designed to examine the various factors that can contribute to stress and also to provide an understanding of coping strategies which could help to alleviate and manage the effects of stress
Defining stress and the phases of stress
Stress signals and personal indicators – physical / mental / emotional / behavioural
Stress accelerators and control issues
Honest stress level evaluation
Dependence on “False Friends”
Personal defence mechanisms
Coping strategies – making a start
The coping process
Management and monitoring of stress
Development of personal action plans
Who will benefit from the Coping with Stress course?
This course will benefit any employees who feel that they operate in a stressful environment and need to consider the positive techniques of stress management.
By the end of the course delegates will have gained the following benefits:
Developed an awareness of the factors that can cause stress
Analysed their own stress levels and personal reactions to both short and long-term pressures