How to get stress management training course materials that will save you time
Great content is the cornerstone of any stress management training course.
However, creating highly relevant content ain’t easy. It takes time and can be costly to produce.
So if you’ve landed here, there is a good chance that you have a group that needs to learn about stress management. The good news is that we can provide you with the downloadable pre-written and customizable training materials that you’ll need.
Not only will you get the content to deliver the course yourself, but you’ll also can add your own logos and deliver the content as your own.
Be mindful of what your participants need to know
All too often, course developers lose sight of what their audience actually want to know.
This may seem obvious, but it’s essential that your audience feels that the content will meet their needs. Anything less and they’ll just not be happy. In fact, you may be surprised to learn on how important it is to offer a consistent experience.
In many ways, when your audience experiences each part of the course, they should always feel that it is relevant to them and that they are constantly learning something practical.
And, if you don’t attend to this, you may be missing out.
As a starting point, you can re-use this training material to improve your audiences understanding of stress management at work. This will immediately make the course relevant to staff at all levels in a company (e.g., managers, team leaders, supervisors and frontline staff).
One of the best ways to encourage your audience, is to just follow the content provided and to share how to manage stress. From that point, you will be able to explore various support initiatives that can be introduced to help reduce the challenges of stress within the workplace.
Your audience will simply want more examples that will help them in their lives. And it’s easy to see why.
So, it’s very possible that your audience will look for you to share personal experiences or reflections. More than anything, it is a most effective way to share your own knowledge, thoughts and comfort with the topic.
The following topics are covered within the slides, manuals and support materials provided.
Stress and the workplace – For best results, use the content to examine how stress can impact on the workplace. This impact includes reduced performance levels and higher absenteeism and turnover figures. Then, explore how lower motivation levels can have a direct impact on satisfaction levels amongst staff. Plus, how stress levels can result in burnout for some staff.
Factors – In this section, explore what factors can influence stress levels both at an individual and at a company level. For increased audience awareness you can highlight the impact of working conditions, work overload and responsibility. When you make the content relevant, it makes it easier for you to discuss how interpersonal demands, relationships and profiles can cause obstacles and lead to stress. Finally, use the content to highlight key contributory factors like role ambiguity and role conflict. Once everyone in your audience reaches this point, you can use the content to discuss the impact of personality type on stress levels.
The General Adaptation Syndrome – So what’s the easiest way to discuss the impact of stress on an individual? Well, there have been numerous approaches, we believe that the General Adaptation Syndrome is by far the easiest to convey. During this part of the course, you can use the content to explore this theory and provide particular focus on physical and behavioural symptoms that can exist.
Managing stress – Every member of your audience will be interested in how they can manage stress. It’s important for your audience to see for themselves the different stages of stress and how it can be managed. This section examines the role of management and the individual on managing stress. That way, your audience will start to build a better picture of what will work well and what doesn’t work for them.
Support programs – Surprisingly, few companies are investing enough time and resources into support programs. End this course by exploring support programs that can be introduced to help to manage stress levels with organizations. Once your audience know that they can improve their situation, and what types of programs exist, it’s an opportunity for you to examine employee counselling, communication forums and listening skills. Then, tt’s all about discussing the role of management, stress reduction teams and company event planning. Next, you can explore personal coping strategies, anxiety management and cognitive restructuring. And, conclude by discussing appraisal, problem and emotion focused coping strategies.
Upon completion of this training course your participants will be able to:
– Understand stress in the workplace
– Learn how to measure absenteeism
– Identify influences on stress
– Identify stress and the individual
– Detail ‘The General Adaptive Syndrome’
– Manage stress
What you get
Leverage these course materials to deliver a practical and relevant stress management training course.
- 46 page participant manual
- 62 powerpoint slides
- Practical exercises
- Further reading
- Course evaluation form
- Action plan
Bonus free training materials available
You will also get the following free training guides:
- Training icebreakers
- How to select training materials
- Training games
- How to increase participation
- Learn to improve your questioning skills
- How to improve your listening skills
- Learn how to deal with difﬁcult people
- How to evaluate training courses
Frequently asked questions from stress management training courses
What is stress?
Stress is an individual’s adaptive response to stimuli that place excessive psychological or physical demands on that individual.
What are stress management skills?
The term stress management skills is used to explain the approaches that an individual can use to both understand and to cope with stress within their life.
What are 5 strategies for managing stress?
Let’s be honest, every one of us can suffer from stress but here are some simple strategies that we all can take to reduce the impact of stress on our lives.
- Healthy diet
- Proper sleep and rest
- Regular exercise
- Effectively manage your time
What are the main techniques for reducing stress?
Here are a number of techniques to help to reduce stress:
- Tai chi
- Guided imagery
- Relaxation techniques
- Breathing exercises
What are physical and psychological symptoms of stress?
We all can experience stress differently. Here are a number of physical and psychological symptoms of stress:
- Sweaty hands
- Dry mouth
- Sudden panic attacks
- Diminished libido
- Depression and mood swings
- Changes in appetite
- Changes in communication
- Poor sleep patterns
- Poor concentration
- Reduced decision making
- Suicidal ideation
- Low interest in appearance
- Heightened levels of anxiety and worry
- Feeling overwhelmed
- Obsessive and compulsive behavior
- Reduced productivity at work
- Changes in social interactions with others
- Sudden panic attacks
What are the four main phases associated with ‘The General Adaptive Syndrome’?
The general adaptation syndrome is a multi-stage response that describes how the body responds to stress. The main phases are:
Can I edit these stress management training materials?
Yes. You can now add your own logo's and customize the course content freely using Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. You can also deliver the course materials where, when and as often as needed.
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