Understanding Stress, provides an environment for discussing stress – the causes, the impact and various ways to effectively manage stressful situations. It introduces stress theory in a manner that helps participants explore their own life and professional situations. Participants can immediately apply the course content. A stress assessment tool is provided.


  • Define stress and describe it’s impacts
  • Appraise current lifestyle habits and their relationship to stress
  • Describe the symptoms of excessive stress
  • Determine the relationship of stress to work performance and productivity
  • Explore the stages of stress and how to respond to each stage
  • Use a stress assessment to determine current level of stress
  • Create an action plan of strategies to improve current lifestyle habits that create stress

Course Overview:

This course uses a highly interactive teaching style, combining group discussions with relevant theory and assessments to make a rich and engaging learning environment.


  • Appraisal of Lifestyle Habits: simple self assessment
  • Stress theory: stress quadrants, response to stress, symptoms of excessive stress, impact on performance, stages of distress
  • Stress Assessment: comprehensive self assessment
  • Action Planning: typical errors, steps to less stress, suggestions, ideas for helping others

Our Contact Details

  •   Sydney, Australia
  •   (+61) 1300 883 652
  •   (+61) 1300 883 654
  • info@bfsdglobal.com

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