Resilience for Health
Do you want to minimise stress levels amongst your team?
Are you looking to reduce high staff turnover and increase productivity and professional development?
Resilience for Health is a necessity in modern business to enable maximised productivity, reduce sickness/absence and staff turnover. The workplace is an ever-changing environment, where stress factors are always going to be present in one form or another – it is how we deal with them that will ultimately make a positive difference to individuals and organisations. This module reflects the need of organisations to teach employees how to use a balanced blend of mindfulness and resilience techniques to help them manage change, reduce stress and anxiety and dramatically improve working life, to the benefit of both employees and employers.
What you will study
- To explore what mindfulness is and exploring how mindfulness helps us to respond rather than react
- The importance of direct sensory experience to reduce stress relating to life as fluid and changeable
- Working with thoughts, practising noticing and letting thoughts go
- Working with difficult experiences
- Noticing the good things
- Kindness to self
- Compassion to others
The following tasks are intended to assess the learning outcomes above:
Part 1 A 200-word online reflective discussion each week between weeks 1 –7.
Part 2 A 10-minute oral presentation on final week to the group.
20 credits at level 4.
30th April 2020 – 11th June 2020 (reading week 28th May 2020), 5pm-8pm.
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