Maintaining good mental health is key to protecting you from the impacts of trauma and stress. In this course, we focus on the proactive steps you can take to improve your mental health and remain healthy in a challenging environment.
You will acquire a set of personal resilience tools to help you overcome both trauma and the stigma related to trauma and mental health issues. This includes techniques such as mental rehearsal and arousal management; perspective; self-defeating thoughts; empathy; wins and losses; goal setting; and reaching out (including the role of social support and workplace supervisors). In addition, you’ll delve into other techniques like relaxation and general stress management that help to bolster resilience.