Events, people, and circumstances fill our normal daily lives—along with a certain amount of stress. Stress can be positive or negative, depending on how we perceive the stressor and it impacts our physical, social, spiritual, and emotional health. Stress is also affected by the social and cultural context in which we live. However, with awareness, stress can be managed and reduced. Interventions such as nutritious food, physical activity, and social support along with modalities including journaling, massage, therapy, meditation, imagery, biofeedback, art and dance therapy, and time spent in nature can help us reduce the stress we experience and create a healthier life.
The outcome of this certificate is to for the learner to describe the physiological, social, and psychological aspects of stress; examine the relationship between stress and health, nutrition, and physical activity; identify causes and health effects of workplace stress; and explore modalities to reduce and manage stress.
There are no prerequisites to take this course. No medical background is necessary.
Instructional Material Requirements
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
You must complete all lessons to receive your certificate. You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80% or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. Receipt of your certificate indicates successful completion of the course and that you have passed all final exams with a score of 80% or greater. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the duration of the course at no additional charge.
You can apply for this certificate course directly online, through our partners at Ed2Go!