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Stress Management

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

Rs 29,129
*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 340

Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Distance learning
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance learning
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Learn to manage stress successfully! Anxiety, tension, and mental and emotional strain are all common problems in modern society. This course introduces you to some practical approaches to understanding how it affects the body, dealing with the symptoms, and giving you tools to combat stress.

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Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Distance Learning
Starts Different dates available
Distance Learning

What you'll learn on the course

Decision Making
Discipline and Grievance
Stress Management
Behavioural Safety
Personal Effectiveness

Course programme

Lesson Structure: Stress Management VPS100

There are 8 lessons:

Body Changes
Easy Living
Drugs and Alcohol
Self Esteem
Managing Your Own Career
Security and Decision Making
Relaxation & Nutrition
Personal Style Inventory
Learning Goals: Stress Management VPS100

Identify changes that occur to the body as stress develops.
Identify the relationship between lifestyle and stress.
Discuss the impact of legal drugs on the psychology of a person.
Discuss the importance of self esteem in minimizing stress.
Determine options for career management that will minimize potential for stress.
Identify and address security issues that impact on stress levels.
Identify aspects of relaxation and nutrition in a person€™s life that may impact upon stress levels.
Identify the relationship between stress and personality type.

Learn to recognise the signs of stress

While the understanding of the relationship between stress and disease is still in its infancy, there is increasing evidence of the physiological changes induced by prolonged high stress. Some of the more common symptoms of stress include:

Dry mouth and throat
Sweaty palms
Yawning, feeling bloated
Rapid heartbeat, increased blood pressure
Headache or jaw pain when you wake up (clenching your jaw in your sleep!)
Restlessness, fidgeting
Stomach ache (butterflies)
Anxiety, panic
Inability to sleep
Inability to concentrate
Feeling generally €˜on edge
The physiological effects of stress are varied and can include:

Poor immune system function
Constantly catching colds and flus, feeling run-down
Digestive disorders
Stomach ulcers, weight gain, bowel and intestinal diseases
Psychological illnesses
Anxiety, paranoia, depression
Chronic and serious diseases
Constant high stress levels appear to leave a person at increased risk of developing diseases such as cancer and heart disease, and to suffer heart attacks.
Learn to Respond to Problems of Stress and Minimise the associate Problems

This course is accredited by ACCPH and allows you to join as a professional member after completion. Membership allows you to add the letters MACCPH after your name (post-nominals).

Additional information

Counselling and Support Work