Online Class: Social Anxiety 101


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  • 12
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  • 13
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  • 10
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  • 1.0
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Course Description

Social anxiety disorder is a mental health condition that affects millions of people all over the world. It can affect them in every aspect of their lives, often on levels that those unfamiliar with the condition realize. Living with social anxiety and helping others who have it requires you to have the proper knowledge to do so. This course will serve as an instructional guide for navigating life with social anxiety for those with social anxiety, their supporters, and their treatment providers. Some of the topics included in this course are:

  •  What Is Social Anxiety? Many people misunderstand what social anxiety is, even though it is one of the most common conditions in the United States. This course seeks to introduce people to the basics of social anxiety. From there, it will expand on aspects such as the differences between shyness and social anxiety and what conditions can a person also have that affects the condition.
  • The Causes of Social Anxiety - Social anxiety, despite what people may think, is a real condition that does have underlying causes as to why it develops. The causes for social anxiety are many, and the often explain why some people develop it and others don't. In the course, the different causes of social anxiety will be discussed, as well as how they can affect the condition later on.
  • How To Treat and Live with Social Anxiety - Living a normal life is possible when you have social anxiety. Extensive research into the condition and years of treating it have determined what works and what doesn't. This course will cover several different treatment options that are available for those with social anxiety. It will also discuss the tools and strategies that are at your disposal and how a person can use them to live with their social anxiety. 

 

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  • 6 Months to Complete
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Lesson 1: What Is Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety is often defined as a disorder where the person effected has fear of social situations, usually those that require interaction with others. 50 Total Points
  • Review 2 Videos: Social Anxiety Disorder: A Devastating Look Inside The Minds of Social Anxiety Disorder Sufferers; Social Anxiety Documentary: Afraid of People
  • Complete: Quiz 1

Lesson 2: Shyness and Social Anxiety

This lesson will delve into the similarities and differences between shyness and social anxiety, as well as the other labels and personality traits that are associated with both. 50 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: The 4 Differences Between Introversion and Social Anxiety; Introvert, Shy, Socially Anxious: What's the Difference?; How Well Do You Actually Understand Shyness, Introversion, and Social Anxiety?
  • Review 2 Videos: Shy vs. Social Anxiety; What is the difference between being shy and an introvert?
  • Complete: Quiz 2

Lesson 3: The Causes of Social Anxiety

With the cause or causes of social anxiety, there is some debate and some misinformation about what the exact cause of social anxiety is. 50 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Social Anxiety Disorder: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis ? Healthline; 5 Myths About Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Review Video: Causes Of Social Anxiety
  • Complete: Quiz 3

Lesson 4: Sensitivity and Social Anxiety

Understanding what is involved with sensitivity and sensitivity disorders can prove to be a valuable tool in understanding social anxiety. 50 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Highly Sensitive People are More at Risk of Social Anxiety; The Difference Between Highly Sensitive and Hypersensitive
  • Review 2 Videos: What causes and maintains social anxiety; Being Sensitive | Social Anxiety | Empath
  • Complete: Quiz 4

Lesson 5: Social Anxiety and Rejection

With social anxiety, one of the fears that a person will develop is a fear of rejection. 50 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: 7 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Rejection; The pain of social rejection; Rejection, Why Does It Hurt So Much?
  • Review Video: Handling Rejection - Alice Crawley
  • Complete: Quiz 5

Lesson 6: Creating Social Confidence

This lesson will go into detail about the value of social confidence and how it can be used by those with social anxiety 50 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: How to Be Socially Confident; Improve your social confidence
  • Review 2 Videos: How To Create Confidence and Generate Courage; Confidence Tip - How To Not Worry About What Others Will Think
  • Complete: Quiz 6

Lesson 7: Knowing Who You Are

Knowing who you are, both as a person with social anxiety and simply as a person, can help you overcome your social anxiety. 50 Total Points
  • Review Article: How to Get to Know Yourself in 5 Fool-Proof Steps
  • Review 3 Videos: How to Know Yourself; How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?; Learning to Reflect More and Get to Know Yourself Better
  • Complete: Quiz 7

Lesson 8: What You Can Do

There are options available for those with social anxiety, and being able to look at what those options are often makes a major difference in whether or not people actually act on them. 45 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Test for Social Anxiety Disorder; Screening for Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Review Video: Social Anxiety Disorder Test
  • Complete: Quiz 8

Lesson 9: Taking Bold Action

Your social anxiety is not going to go away or change if you ignore it and hope for the best. Taking bold action instead will often be the best thing that you can do. 50 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Self-Help Strategies For Social Anxiety; 7 Techniques for Overcoming Social Phobia; How to Cure Social Anxiety Outside of Therapy
  • Review Video: How to Cure Social Anxiety By Yourself in 5 Steps
  • Complete: Quiz 9

Lesson 10: Finding Inspiration

When you have social anxiety, inspiration can be as valuable as any other resource. 50 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: 50 Ways to Find Inspiration; How to Get Inspired; Need Inspiration? Here Are 9 Ways to Find It; How to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Inspiration Today!
  • Complete: Quiz 10

Lesson 11: Web Resources

For those with social anxiety, the internet is often a valuable source of information and tools. 50 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: SAS; Social Anxiety Institute; ADAA; Social Anxiety Association
  • Complete: Quiz 11

Lesson 12: Blogs and Blogging

Blogs allow information to be presented in a more casual way, and reading a blog post can feel more like a conversation or letter than a formal article. 300 Total Points
  • Review Article: 6 Social Anxiety Disorder Blogs Worth Visiting
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Take Survey: Course Comments
  • Complete: Quiz 12
  • Complete: Final Exam
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Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Social Anxiety 101
Course Number: 9770479
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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Course Type: Support/Advice (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dr. Deirdre Mithaug
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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