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Centre for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning



Leadership and Management

Stress Management Workshop

Overview

This four-hour workshop is designed to build delegates’ self-awareness of stress and its effects on their functioning. It will also introduce delegates to stress management and teach them practical stress management techniques that they can use. Delegates will also be given guidance on how to develop advanced skills in stress management if desired.


Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face

What will I Learn?

By the end of the workshop, delegates should be able to:

  • Define stress and identify types of stressors;
  • Describe stress symptoms;
  • Discuss self-awareness and self-regulation;
  • Analyze the role of self-awareness, self-regulation and habit formation in stress management;
  • Demonstrate skills of mindful breathing, mindfulness and goal setting;
  • Implement self-care techniques that can be used to manage stress. 
 

Who Should do this Course

Employees who want to learn new ways to manage their stress.

At a Glance

  • Admissions Term: 2019/2020 Semester II
  • Date: TBA
  • Time: Saturday, 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Certificate Awarded: Certificate of Completion
  • Course Code: PDLL081
  • Capacity: 20
  • Cost: BDS $450 / US$225

The following topics will be addressed:
  1. What is Stress?
  2. Types of Stressors
  3. Stress Symptoms: Effects on Your Body and Behaviour
  4. Self-Awareness and Self-Regulation
  5. Habit Formation
  6. Stress Management Techniques (mindful breathing, mindfulness, self-care, goal setting)
 

This workshop will be fully interactive and will be conducted face to face using a combination of methods, inclusive of multi-media presentations, discussions and demonstrations.

 

Dr. Cheryl Cadogan-McClean is a certified Health and Wellness Coach. She holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and is a Certified Worksite Wellness Specialist (CWWS). She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the National Wellness Institute (USA). She has over fifteen (15) years’ experience as a lecturer in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.  With a focus on workplace wellness; her areas of research include psychological wellbeing, physical activity, sedentary work behaviour, stress, and ethical decision making.