Coping with Stress and Stress Management

Course content

The Law and Key Definitions

  • Legal background including case studies.
  • The difference between pressure and stress.
  • What is work-related stress and its causes.

The Management Standards

  • The background to the Management Standards.
  • What the Management Standards are.
  • How they should be applied.
  • The expectations on the employer and the employee.

Stress and the Individual

  • Cost of stress to organisations.
  • The varying stages of stress, the signs, symptoms and the body’s reaction.
  • Individual personalities, attitudes and beliefs.

The Organisational Aspects

  • Getting organisations to recognise stress with some methods described and some facts.
  • Identifying individuals who may be at risk
  • Responsibility for managing stress
  • Organisational preventative measures
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