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Managing Stress in the Workplace Course

Managing Stress in the Workplace

Practitioner level 4

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Managing Stress in the Workplace
  • Be awarded the professional ASC Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Managing Stress in the Workplace Therapist

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Billions of pounds are lost each year to UK businesses as millions of days are lost to workplace stress. A cost-effective way of dealing with this problem is to employ in-house stress management trainers. This specialist course provides trainers with the essential skills to stage stress management courses within their own corporate situations.  Legal implications and European legislation are examined. A comprehensive training package is included.

Syllabus

  • Lesson One
    • Introduction
      • Stress Related Ill-Health
      • Stress at Work
      • HSE Stress Guidance
      • The Employers’ Responsibility
    • Case History 1
    • Case History 2
  • Lesson Two
    • The Labour Force Survey (LFS) 1999
    • TUC Safety Reps Survey
    • TSSA Stress Survey
    • TSSA Stress Survey – Confidential Questionnaire
    • TSSA Policy
    • Enabling Employees
    • Managing stress by promoting health
      • Prescription for Success
  • Lesson Three
    • European Guidelines on Stress in the Work Place
      • The EC Standpoint on Work-related Stress
      • EU Guidance on Work-related Stress
      • What is Stress?
      • The Present Situation
      • Who is at Risk?
      • Can Work-related Stress be Prevented?
      • Tools to Prevent Stress
      • Internal Control
      • Step One
      • Step Two
      • Step Three
      • Start Now
  • Lesson Four
    • European Guidelines on Stress in the Work Place (Continued)
      • The Netherlands
      • Portugal
      • Austria
      • Denmark
      • Switzerland
      • Sweden
      • Germany
      • United Kingdom
      • The European Statistics on Work-related Stress
    • Stress as a Challenge
  • Lesson Five
    • The Causes of Stress: Physical and Psychosocial Hazards
      • Changing Work Patterns
    • The Future: Encouraging Good Practice
      • Accessing EU Agency Information on Work-related Stress
      • What Information is Available?
      • What the Agency Knows about Stress
  • Lesson Six
    • Good Practice
      • How Should the Information be Used?
      • What Next?
    • Tackling Work-Related Stress
      • Preventive Policies
      • Example Strategy One
      • Example Strategy Two
      • Example Strategy Three
      • Example Strategy Four
    • 21st Century Back Pain
  • Lesson Seven
    • Managing Stress at Work
      • Stress Audits
      • Risk-Assessment
      • The Importance of Stress Management as an Occupational Health and Safety Issue
      • The Employer’s Role in Managing Stress at Work
      • The Employees’/their Representatives’ Role in Managing Stress at Work
      • The Employers’ and Employees’ Representatives in Europe Role in Managing Stress at Work
      • ‘First Things First’ in a Company Assessing its Stress Levels
      • Example A – Autodesk Inc., San Rafael, California, USA.
      • Example B – Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, Illinois, USA.
      • Example C – Andersen Consulting, Chicago, USA
  • Lesson Eight
    • Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
      • What is Bullying at Work?
      • Causes of Bullying at Work
      • The Prevention and Management of Bullying at Work
      • Victims of Bullying
      • The Legalities Surrounding Bullying and Harassment at Work
      • Guidelines on Avoidance
      • The Common Myth in Industrial Relations
      • Bullying at Work is in Nobody’s Interest
      • And the Employee?
  • Lesson Nine
    • Sexual Harassment
      • Corporate Strategies for Protection
      • Policy Dissemination and Training
      • Investigating the Complaint
      • Who Should Conduct the Investigation?
      • Prompt Response
      • Disciplinary Measures
      • Sexual Harassment and the Human Rights Act
      • Sexual Harassment by Definition
      • Recognising Sexual Harassment
      • Preventing Sexual Harassment
      • Corporate Responsibility
      • Harassment Policies
      • Case Transcript
      • What was Required in this Case?
  • Lesson Ten
    • Sexual Harassment (Continued)
      • Specimen Harassment Policy
  • Lesson Eleven
    • Stress and Substance Misuse/Abuse
      • Underlying Reasons
      • Drinking and High Risk Occupations
      • The Legal Situation
      • Helping Employees with Alcohol Problems
      • Getting Specialist Help
      • Testing
      • Methods of Testing
      • Drink and Work – A Dangerous Cocktail
      • Actions for Business
      • Learn about Current Drugs of Abuse
      • Understand Your Role
  • Lesson Twelve
    • Stress and Substance Misuse/Abuse (Continued)
      • Treatment: A Small Business Investment with Unique Dividends
      • A Corporate Response to Alcohol and Drug Addiction
    • Corporative Alcohol & Drug Policies
      • Key Principles of an Alcohol Policy
      • Specimen Policy
    • Stress, Alcohol & Drugs and Vulnerable Populations
  • Lesson Thirteen
    • Stressed Out!
    • Increase in Violence and Aggression in the Workplace
      • Case Study 1
      • Case Study 2
      • Case Study 3
    • The Stress Epidemic
    • Model Stress Policy
      • Introduction
      • Policy
      • Responsibilities
      • Managers
      • Occupational Health and Safety Staff
      • Human Resources
      • Employees
      • Function of Safety Reps
      • Role of the Safety Committee
  • Lesson Fourteen
    • Guidelines for Stress Policy Implementation
      • Prevention
      • Early Recognition and Appropriate Intervention
      • Cause for Concern
      • Period of Reflection
      • Further Meeting
    • The Stress Audit
      • What is a Stress Audit?
      • Why Do a Stress Audit?
  • Lesson Fifteen
    • The Stress Audit (Continued)
    • Identification of Stressors and Questionnaire Design
      • How do you Create a ‘Good’ Questionnaire?
      • Facts on Optical Mark System
  • Lesson Sixteen
    • Stress in the Corporate Environment
    • Causes of Stress in the Work Situation
    • Corporate Wellness Programmes
      • Benefits
      • Take Responsibility
      • Health Prevention
      • Result Analysis
  • Lesson Seventeen
    • Corporate Wellness Programmes (Continued)
      • Background to Corporate Wellness Programmes
      • Primary Intervention
      • Secondary Intervention
      • Tertiary Intervention
      • Stress Management Training that Works
      • Programme Outline
    • Guidelines for Trainer Pack 1
    • Guidelines for Trainer Pack 2
  • Lesson Eighteen
    • Effectiveness of Meditation in Reducing and Managing Stress
      • Meditation’s Many Rewards
    • Mind Coaching ©
      • Background
      • Practising Mind Coaching
      • Hints
  • Lesson Nineteen
    • Meditation and the Art of Corporate Productivity
      • CaseHistory
    • Massage Therapy
      • Background
      • Practice
    • Powerlessness and Stress
      • Job Descriptions
      • When You’re a Square Peg and Your Job is a Round Hole
      • Traumatic Events on the Job
      • Work Environment
  • Lesson Twenty
    • The Employer’s Duties
      • Recent Cases
    • The Latest Reports of the Costs of Stress
      • What This Means in Today’s Workplace
    • A Corporate Strategy for Managing Workplace Stress
      • Risk Assessment
      • The Health and Safety Executive Recommendations
      • Stress Training for Managers/Supervisors
      • Stress Awareness Training
      • Complementary Training
      • Corporate Wellness Programmes
      • Self-Help Staff Booklets
      • A Stress Management Policy
      • Support Schemes
      • Personal Counselling
    • References

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 14 monthly instalments of £40
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £630 £610 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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