Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Stress and Daily Life: How to Stop the World Falling in Around You


Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments provided

The challenges of working with individuals experiencing mental health difficulties can significantly increase the stress levels of those people involved in their care, support and/or treatment.  The aim of this half day course is to understand more about the stress experienced by individuals in the caring professions that arises as a result of their work with clients.  Strategies to manage and decrease stress will also be explored along with ways that each participant can regulate and reduce their own stress levels.

• How does stress effect the mind and body and how does it comes about?
• Ways to monitor one’s own stress level
• Strategies that might be helpful in managing stress with your clients
• Individual strategies that will assist you to manage your own stress

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Learn about the stress response and one’s own stress levels
• Develop strategies and techniques that may be helpful to reduce stress
• Identify strategies that work best

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Professional and Personal Development


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