Stress Management


This course looks at how stress, change, uncertainty and triggers affect all of our lives. We will learn about how we respond to stress and practise techniques for changing those responses to help build resilience. We will look at positive psychology and how thriving in the face of adversity is a skill that can be learned, and how choosing healthy coping strategies can build resilience regardless of our circumstances.  

Learning objectives
  • Understand the meaning of stressors and the stress response. 
  • Explore the ABILITY™ acronym for resilience. 
  • Practice strategies to promote resilience and psychological wellbeing  
  • Develop skills to build a resilience toolkit for yourself and others. 
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion. 

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