Sep 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CASD-123 Stress Management

Credits 2 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 
In this course cognitive behavioral concepts will be applied to the management of stress within a small group interactive setting. Participants will learn strategies to manage their own stress more effectively.

Course Outcomes
1. Understand the nature of stress and how it affects human performance 2. Assess the individual levels of stress through the use of inventories such as the Stress-Building Beliefs Inventory and the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, as well as self-reporting techniques 3. Learn to recognize the habitual patterns of negative physical sensations, emotions and through and develop positive problem-solving strategies and new options of behavior 4. Learn and practice tools of self-awareness and relaxation 5. Learn and practice active listening and empathic responses to improve communication skills 6. Learn basic time management and assertive skills as methods of managing stress