Online Class: Stress Management

Working through the lessons in this course will help you understand the origins of your stress and provide you with a practical approach for reducing stress in your life and thus, improving your health and emotional well being.

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Course Description

Understanding and Managing Stress: A Comprehensive Guide

In today's fast-paced world, the term 'stress' has become ubiquitous, resonating with individuals across all walks of life. From the challenges of daily routines to larger life events, stress is a constant companion for many, regardless of age, profession, or circumstances.

Although the feeling of being stressed is universally recognized, it manifests uniquely in every individual. Stress, at its core, can be described as any physical, mental, or emotional strain that arises due to particular situations or events in our lives. A fascinating aspect of stress is its relativity. An event that may be a significant stressor for one might be inconsequential for another. Hence, it's not merely the event but our perception and interpretation of it that determines its stressful impact.

In a world teeming with stimuli, our brain constantly evaluates and responds to them. When faced with positive situations, the response is generally favorable. But confrontations with scenarios we deem overwhelming lead to the buildup of stress. Chronic stress, if not managed effectively, can lead to a plethora of health issues, emotional imbalances, decreased productivity, and even premature aging.

Given the omnipresence of stress, it becomes imperative to not only understand its root causes but also equip oneself with strategies to mitigate its impact. This course offers a deep dive into understanding the nuances of stress and provides actionable insights to handle it effectively.

Here's a snapshot of what this course encompasses:

  1. Introduction to Stress: Grasp the essence of stress, its manifestations, and its repercussions on our well-being.
  2. What are our Stressors?: Dive into identifying personal triggers and understanding their significance in your life.
  3. Small Changes and Large Rewards: Explore simple yet impactful alterations in daily habits that can significantly reduce stress levels.
  4. Stress Prevention: Understand proactive measures to preemptively manage and reduce potential stressors.
  5. Coping Skills: Delve into various techniques and strategies to cope with stress effectively when faced with overwhelming situations.
  6. Stress in the Home: Address the complexities of familial and domestic stressors, offering strategies for harmony and balance.
  7. Overcoming Monetary Stress and Unhealthy Worry: Financial strains are a major cause of stress for many. Discover methods to manage and alleviate these pressures.
  8. Stress and the Workplace: From deadlines to interpersonal relationships, uncover ways to navigate the maze of professional stressors.
  9. Dealing with Frustration and Anger: Learn to identify, manage, and channel these intense emotions in a constructive manner.
  10. Stress Reducing Exercises: Engage in practical, hands-on exercises designed to physically alleviate stress, bringing about mental relaxation.

As you journey through this course, you'll acquire a holistic understanding of stress, both theoretically and practically. Real-world examples will provide context, ensuring the content is relatable, and the strategies offered are implementable.

Whether you're a professional navigating the corporate jungle, a student juggling academics and personal life, or someone keen to understand the mysteries of the human psyche, this course is tailor-made for you. With a blend of scientific insights and actionable strategies, you'll be equipped to lead a balanced, productive, and stress-reduced life. Join us to transform your understanding of stress and harness the tools to master it.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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Lesson 1. Introduction to Stress

Stress can be defined as a physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension caused by our exposure to different incidences or occurrences in our lives. Additional lesson topics: Psychological Symptoms of Stress 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: Lesson 1: Symptoms of Stress
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 1

Lesson 2. What are our Stressors?

In this lesson, we will address what triggers our external and internal stress. 8 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 2

Lesson 3. Small Changes and Large Rewards

This lesson begins our journey on identifying changes you can make in our lives to reveal or reduce stress. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 3

Lesson 4. Stress Prevention

In this lesson, we will discuss some things that we can do to prevent stress, and three styles of coping with stress. 7 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Preventing Stress
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 4

Lesson 5. Coping Skills

The lesson expands on the coping skills discussed in the last lesson. It provides you with information on the many coping skills available to reduce stress in your life. 7 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 5

Lesson 6. Stress in the Home

This lesson provides you with ways on how to make your home a better place for relaxation. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 6

Lesson 7. Overcoming Monetary Stress and Unhealthy Worry

This lesson continues the work we did in the last lesson and addresses further issues that cause stress, namely Money. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 7

Lesson 8. Stress and the Workplace

This lesson goes deeper and talks about how we can reduce stress by being organized, delegating, avoiding burnout, communication, dealing with different personalities, and taking your vacation. Additional lesson topics: Stress at Work 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 8

Lesson 9. Dealing with Frustration and Anger

This lesson is about dealing with frustration and anger, dealing with difficult people, and having closure on things that have been bothering you for years. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 9

Lesson 10. Stress Reducing Exercises

This lesson provides some of the basic exercises you can begin with and provides you with further references to help you pursue meditation and yoga as a stress reliever. 53 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Rate this Course; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Assessment: Quiz for Lesson 10
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define and identify stress.
  • Define and identify stressors.
  • Describe the idea of small changes and large rewards to relieve stress.
  • Describe methods and techniques for preventing stress.
  • Develop coping skills.
  • Identify stress in the home.
  • Describe ways to overcome monetary stress and unhealthy worry.
  • Describe stress and the workplace and how to overcome it.
  • Deal with frustration and anger.
  • Demonstrate stress reducing exercises.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Additional Course Information

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Course Title: Stress Management
Course Number: 7550250
Lessons Rating: 4.5 / 5 Stars (4,443 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: September 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.4 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: UniversalClass Instructional Team
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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Student Testimonials

  • "This course has make me realize and acknowledge certain aspects in managing and coping with my stress/stressors in a realistic way." -- Janelle D.
  • "I liked how the information was presented and the topics that we went over. I found it very useful and now I have to put it into practice and do something with what I learned." -- Oksana B.
  • "Stress Management made me look at things in a different perspective. I can use what I have learned for myself and my future clients." -- Nicole-ni'kaiya P.
  • "The instructor was great when he covered each of the topics and I liked the homework assignments because it relates to me what is going on with my life." -- Lynn B.
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  • "The Instructor and course as a whole were excellent." -- Laura D.
  • "Instructor was professional and promptly time mannered in her responses. Great Job!" -- James B.
  • "Learned alot. Very informative. Instructor was quick to grade the exams." -- Christine L.
  • "I loved the response time and the feedback on the lessons and exams." -- Diane D.
  • "I thought it was a very helpful course and I was glad I took it. The instructor was great!" -- Patricia G.
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