Brief Learning Series
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Learners who complete this course will receive a certificate of completion from the Academy.
Learners are invited to register for one or all of the five courses that are part of the Series: Tools for Coping with Stress and Trauma. Those who complete all five courses will receive a certificate of completion for the series.
Managing Stress and Building Resilience
Whether due to the lasting impacts of COVID-19, mass violence, work stresses, or other difficulties, many people are experiencing considerable increases in stress and feeling like it is harder to manage uncertainties. This introductory course draws on research from psychology and neuroscience to develop simple practices that can help us stay grounded and centered during these difficult times.
- Learn about the science of stress, anxiety, and resilience
- Explore what can be done to assist people in regaining a sense of control
- Discuss the connection of mind and body in stress reactions and resilience
- Recognize the importance of self-care and identify ways to engage in self-care planning
This course is part of a Series: Tools for Coping with Stress and Trauma. Learners are invited to register for one or more of the five courses in this series:
- Managing Stress and Building Resilience
- Managing Perceptions of Control
- Journaling to Manager Stress and Build Resilience
- Chronic Pain and Mental Health
- Preventing and Managing PTSD
Those who complete all five courses will receive a certificate of completion for the series.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This course will include presentation as well as opportunities to participate and discuss the theories presented.
This course is open to staff of any non-profit community organization or government agency that delivers social services in NYC.
This training is led by Dr. Adam Brown, Director of the Trauma and Global Mental Health Lab, Vice Provost for Research and Associate Professor of Psychology at the New School for Social Research. The focus of the lab’s work is to develop and implement culturally-responsive capacity building strategies aimed at reducing gaps in mental health care by training individuals to contribute to the wellbeing of others in their communities.