Understanding Stress

Understanding Stress

£20 + VAT

Our Understanding Stress course teaches the feelings experienced with stress, as well as how stress can affect a persons life. Having coping strategies in place for times of high stress is very important for everyone and this course is great to help either you or some one you know deal with stressful periods in their life.

All about this course

Stress can be very dangerous for long term health. This course will teach you these dangers and help you to understand the need for stress management to ensure that a person’s stress does not develop into something more severe. Techniques to manage stress will be explored including physical activities and thinking techniques.

This Understanding Stress course is perfect for anyone who works in mental health or any other care role who requires a strong knowledge of stress coping techniques.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Fully CPD registered
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Fully printed certificate posted next day
Covers all required legislation and practices
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Understanding the Term ‘Stress’ – In the first unit of this course we will look at understanding the term stress. Stress is a burst of energy cause by the release of the hormone adrenaline into the blood stream stress can be good such as the adrenaline making the individual feel motivated or focused and bad such as causing weakening to the immune system and insomnia. We will look at the different types of stress and the different effects of stress (both good and bad) on an individual in more detail.
Unit 2 – Feelings experienced when stressed – Stress is very difficult for an individual to go through both short and long term in this unit we will look at how it can affect an individual physically, mentally and emotionally causing a range of different symptoms in these different areas. This unit we will look at the different feeling people experience when they are stressed.
Unit 3 – How stress affects a person’s life – Next we will look at how stress can affect the different areas of a person’s life such as relationships, work and health (both physically and mentally). We will look at the internal and external demands experienced in everyday life and how these demands can contribute to stress, such as an individual’s job or where the individual lives.
Unit 4 – How Stress Can Be Managed – Finally we will look at how an individual can spot when they are becoming stressed and what actions they can take to manage their stress such as exercising. Physical activity can boost the feel good hormones such as serotonin and make an individual feel happier and see their life in a more positive light. Local support offered to individuals suffering from stress will also be explained.