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S SER 104 - Stress Management and Relaxation

3 Credits
Presents theories for the origin of stress, the physical and psychological consequences and methods for stress reduction. Students will explore the relationship between thoughts, feelings and actions. Each student will construct an individualized plan for the management of their own stress at school and in the workplace.


Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve Students who need more assistance and practice in developing a programmatic approach to managing their daily anxiety and stress in an educational or work setting.
Active Date 2011-07-21

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-3
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 28
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
1. Fight or flight Response 2. Stress Reactions 3. Developing Bodily Awareness 4. Breathing 5. Progressive Relaxation Strategies 6. Mindfulness Meditation 7. visualization 8. Nutrition 9. Exercise 10. Sleep 11. Thought-stopping 12. Counterproductive Beliefs 13. Job Stress Management 14. Repetitive Practices across Cultures 15. Mandalas 16. Chanting 17. Labrynth Walking 18. Spiritual rituals 19. Art therapy 20. Journaling 21. Avocations 22. Social support

Student Learning Outcomes
1. Evaluate preventable actions to lower stress in various environments such as school or work.

2. Differentiate the connections between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

3. Modify or select suggested stress managment strategies found in print or online.

4. Construct an individualized stress managment plan for the current school or work environment.

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