Management  |  Format: Flash

Preventive Stress Management v.2

Course Overview
This course presents an introduction to the creatively ambiguous topic of stress in organizations. The dual focus in the course is on, first, understanding the stress process and its effects, and, second, preventively managing stress and demands. Self-assessment activities and preventive stress management interventions are presented. Preventive stress management skills are essential for all business executives.

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify four major work demand categories and major personal demands.
  • Specify the mind-body changes of the stress response and the major individual difference modifiers of the stress response.
  • Recognize behavioral, psychological, and medical distress for individuals and the direct and indirect costs of distress for organizations.
  • Identify organizational prevention interventions aimed at healthy stress management in work environments.
  • Define primary preventive stress management methods for individuals.
  • Define secondary preventive stress management methods for individuals and the treatment interventions available for individuals in distress.
    Catalog Number: 99NEL01
    CPE Credits: 3 Registry / 3 QAS
    Authors: Debra L. Nelson
    James Campbell Quick
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Personal Development
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Sep 12, 2016 / Oct 01, 2020