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Diploma in Stress Management

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free online course Diploma in Stress Management offers you a comprehensive review of the principles associated with assessing and reducing your stress. You will learn about different types of stress, sources of stress, and personality factors associated with stress.

    The course begins by introducing you to stress and the history and genesis of stress research. You will learn about the differences between eustress and distress. You will also be able to explain the importance of how stress can be helpful to an individual. You will learn about the different types of stressors and why some people return to their resting rate sooner than others after a stressful situation.

    Stress can affect many people in different ways and therefore it is important to be able to recognise that what may work as a stress release for one individual may not work for another individual. The course explains disorders that can be caused by stress and the symptoms to look out for. You will learn about the different parts of the brain and which of these parts are triggered by stress. You will also learn the role of the endocrine system during a stressful period and be able to explain how stress can have a number of effects on the immune system.

    Next, you will learn how to differentiate between stress and anxiety. You will learn how behaviours are related to anxious thoughts and how to manage these thoughts. You will also learn about assertiveness and how your reaction to different situations can be seen as aggressive or passive.

    Finally, different types of coping strategies and explains how coping strategies differ from one individual to the next. You will learn about the difference between adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies. You will also learn about the difference between problem-focused and emotion-focused coping strategies, and how to implement relaxation techniques to help you cope with stress.

    This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to learn techniques for dealing with personal stress.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Describe what stress is.
    - Explain why individuals respond differently during a stressful situation.
    - Define the difference between eustress and distress.
    - Explain how stress can be helpful to an individual.
    - List the effects of acute stress.
    - Discuss the role of personality factors in stress.
    - Describe how the brain responds during a stressful situation.
    - Describe the role of the endocrine system.
    - Explain how the nervous system induces stress.
    - Describe how stress affects the immune system.
    - List the health risks associated with stress.
    - List psychiatric disorders associated with stress.
    - Explain how to assess your stress level.
    - Describe what stress mapping is.
    - Explain how self-esteem can be improved.
    - Describe different personality scales.
    - Explain how to assess your own personality type.
    - Explain the relationship between thoughts, mood, and behaviour.
    - Describe how thoughts work in anxiety.
    - Define how behaviours are related to anxious thoughts.
    - Describe how to manage anxious thoughts.
    - Explain what assertiveness is.
    - Describe how to develop positive coping strategies.
    - Differentiate between adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies.
    - Distinguish between problem-focused and emotion-focused coping strategies.
    - Describe why images are used in relaxation techniques.
    - Define autogenic training.
    - Explain the role of exercise in stress release.
    - Describe the relationship between the brain and exercise.
    - List the long-term effects of exercise.
    - Distinguish between aerobic and anaerobic exercises.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Diploma in Stress Management
  • Free

  • 10-15 Hours

  • NPTEL

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 250 Pts

Modules List( 11 )
  • Diploma in Stress Management
  • Diploma in Stress Management
  • Module
    1
    Introduction to Stress
    • In this module, you will be introduced to stress and the history of stress. You will learn why people respond differently during stressful situations and also learn how stress can be helpful to an individual. In this module, you will also learn about acute stress and the effects of acute stress.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • What is Stress?
    • Sources of Stress
    • Types of Stress
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Stress and Personality
    • In this module, you will learn about the role of personality factors in stress. You will also learn about the role of cultural and ethnic backgrounds in stress. This module will inform you on how to bounce back from stress and the locus of control. You will also learn about how college can be stressful for both a senior student and a fresher student and how they can overcome this stress.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Personality Factors and Stress
    • Stress and The College Student
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 3: Stress and the Nervous System
    • In this module, you will be introduced to how stress can have an impact on the nervous system. You will learn about different parts of the brain and how they respond during a stressful situation. You will also learn how the endocrine system is affected when you are stressed.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Stress and Nervous System
    • Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) Axis
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 4: Stress and Psychiatric Disorders
    • In this module, you will learn about the psychiatric disorders that are associated with stress, such as OCD and depression. You will learn about ways to reduce stress from occurring and the effects of adrenal fatigue.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Effects of Stress on Immune system
    • Health Risk Associated with Chronic Stress
    • Stress and Major Psychiatric Disorders
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 5: Diploma in Stress Management - First Assessment
    • You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
    • Diploma in Stress Management - First Assessment
  • Module 6: Personality Patterns in Stress
    • In this module, you will learn about assessing your stress level and stress mapping. You will learn how your self-esteem can be improved and different personality scales. This module will teach you about assessing your own personality type and knowing your own locus of control.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Understanding Your Stress Level
    • Role of Personality Patterns, Self Esteem, Locus of Control
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 7: Roles of Thoughts, Beliefs, and Emotions
    • In this module, you will explain the relationship between your thoughts, beliefs, and emotions towards stress. You will learn the difference between stress and anxiety. In this module, you will learn how to manage anxious thoughts and about assertiveness.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Roles of Thoughts, Beliefs, and Emotions - Part I
    • Roles of Thoughts, Beliefs, and Emotions - Part II
    • Life Situation Intrapersonal (Assertiveness, Time Management)
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 8: Relaxation and Cognitive Techniques
    • In this module, you will be introduced to different coping strategies and ways that relaxation can help to reduce stress. You will also learn about how imagery can be used in relaxation techniques as an effective way to reduce stress.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Developing Cognitive Coping Skills
    • Autogenic Training, Imagery, and Progressive Relaxation
    • Other Relaxation Techniques
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 9: Exercise and DIY Strategies
    • In this module, you will learn about the link between exercise and stress. You will learn about different exercises that can reduce stress and the long-term effects of exercise. You will also learn about DIY strategies for creating a stress program that will help you to identify stressors in your life.
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Exercise and Health
    • DIY Strategies for Stress Management
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 10: Diploma in Stress Management - Second Assessment
    • You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
    • Diploma in Stress Management - Second Assessment
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 11: Diploma in Stress Management - Final Assessment
    • You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
    • Diploma in Stress Management - Final Assessment
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