Stress and Coping, including Self Care and Stress Management Techniques

Nurses, Counselors, and other interested Health Professionals

• This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to theories of stress and coping and stress management techniquess for the counselor, nurse, or other professional.
• This course directly relates to the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.

OBJECTIVES: (Behavioral Terminology)
Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:
1. Major theories of Stress and Coping;
2. Types of stress and stressors;
3. Health consequences of stress and coping;
4. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual;
5. The underlying neurobiology of stress and the relaxation response, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically- impaired individuals;
6. Stress management techniques that can be applied in private and professional settings.

Course Revised 09/2014