Some studies have claimed that up to 70% of visits to GPs are for conditions that are related to stress. This is a major issue that people deal with on a day to day basis, but don’t necessarily know how deal with. This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding stress. A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and care, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.
Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.
Understanding Stress course content
This course is split into manageable sections. These are:
Section 1: The definition of stress
In this section, learners understand the definition of stress, the causes and effects of stress and internal and external demands of stress and how these can be managed.
Section 2: Causes of stress
Learners will examine in greater detail the causes of stress, stress in the workplace and the general fear or feeling of lack of control.
Section 3: The effects of stress
In this section, learners will identify the physical effects of stress, the body’s reaction to stress and the possible effects it can have on our health.
Section 4: Internal and external demands in daily life that can cause stress
Learners will cover in more detail the internal and external demands in daily life that can cause stress.
Section 5: Stress management and support
This section introduces the steps that can be taken to reduce demands in life that can lead to stress.
Who is the Understanding Stress training course aimed at?
This course is ideal for individuals who live with or care for vulnerable populations, including the elderly, young people taking exams, people working in stressful jobs and those susceptible to mentl health issues.
It is an ideal addition to your CV if you work in social care or you are aiming to apply for a job in this field. Taking this course shows a employer that you are serious about your role a someone in a caring position.
What kind of Understanding Stress courses are available?
The Skills Network offer a course looking at this area that is 100% online based.
This beginners level course can be completed in 2 hours.
After completing the Understanding Stress course
Graduates of this training course are in a prime position to work with people with mental health issues and suffering with stress. Understanding the causes of stress may help people manage their lives to better control their feelings, whether this is when caring for vulnerable populations or living with someone prone to stress.
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