Many children experience high levels of stress at some stage during their childhood. Stress may be caused by family problems, social or peer issues such as bullying, or school pressures, such as preparing for tests and exams. Over time high levels of stress can lead to anxiety and emotional difficulties. Children vary in their ability to cope with stress, but all children can be supported in developing more effective stress management strategies and greater resilience. This course provides a practical guide for teachers and education staff supporting children and young people who are experiencing stress.
All tutors are experienced therapists who have training and experience in working with children.
Study topics include: identifying sources of stress; talking about stress and anxiety; developing effective coping strategies; practical approaches to supporting individuals and groups; addressing stress in school; positive elements of stress;developing stress management skills in children and young people.
This is an 8-week online course. The course fee includes all course material, delivered directly to your inbox, and full tutorial support from an expert tutor. The course is divided into four 40-page workbooks, which are delivered in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 7, with assignments to complete in weeks 4 and 8. It involves approximately 36 hours of study time.
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On successful completion of the course students are awarded a Borders UK Continuing Professional Development Certificate. Borders UK is registered as a training provider with the Learning Skills Council (UK).
CPD Certificate in Supporting Children Coping with Stress and Anxiety
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