Relaxation and Stress Reduction

Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Have you ever felt like fear, stress, or anxiety have overcome your life? The first step is to identify what triggers and stressors impact your life and then incorporate steps to stop the self-defeating behaviors. Our Relaxation and Stress Reduction course will help you identify sources of stress, your associated symptoms, and techniques that will help your specific situation. This course covers relaxation training, such as self-hypnosis, autogenics, meditation, and breathing. We’ll teach you how to manage your stress to create a healthy work-life balance by using appropriate and effective coping skills. Take control of your life today! 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize symptoms of stress and ways to master body awareness and breathing
  • Recall relaxation training techniques, such as self-hypnosis and autogenics
  • Identify self-coping skills for anxiety and fear
  • List principles of assertiveness training, as well as work-stress management techniques

Relaxation and Stress Reduction Module 1
Knowing Your Goals

Stress happens in all of our lives, it’s unavoidable. Stress results from any change that you must adapt to. In this module, we’ll discuss typical reactions to stress and how it potentially impacts the body. We’ll also talk about body awareness, breathing, and meditation techniques for stress.

  • How You React to Stress
  • Body Awareness
  • Breathing
  • Progressive Relaxation
  • Meditation
  • Visualization

Relaxation and Stress Reduction Module 2
Relaxation Training

In module 2, we cover relaxation training techniques that help you reverse the effects of high stress. We introduce principles of self-hypnosis, which can help with deep relaxation, positive changes, and alleviating specific problems such as insomnia. Autogenics can help with fatigue, tension and symptoms such as headaches. We’ll also discuss how to combine techniques for a more powerful effect.

  • Applied Relaxation Training
  • Self-Hypnosis
  • Autogenics
  • Brief Combination Techniques
  • Focusing

Relaxation and Stress Reduction Module 3
Coping Skills

In module 3, we’ll discuss mind over matter and how thoughts influence your feelings, physical sensations, and behavior. You’ll learn how to positively face worry and anxiety by being proactive and engaging in realistic assessments. We’ll also cover coping skills for fear and how to counteract irrational anxious thoughts.

  • Refuting Irrational Ideas
  • Facing Worry and Anxiety
  • Coping Skills Training for Fears
  • Anger Inoculation
  • Goal Setting and Time Management

Relaxation and Stress Reduction Module 4
Stress Management

Stress management involves clarifying values, defining goals, and developing a plan to reach your goals. In module 4 we discuss goal setting, time management, and work-stress management. We’ll also discuss how eating habits, nutrition, and exercise impacts stress levels.

  • Assertiveness Training
  • Work-Stress Management
  • Nutrition and Stress
  • Exercise
  • Getting Unstuck

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.