Learn to Manage Anxiety
Anxiety and Panic affect many of us in our daily lives.
For some, this anxiety and panic starts to affect their daily lives. They may experience
- Disturbed sleep
- Symptoms of anxiety, such as racing heart, racing thoughts
- Stress symptoms
- Panic Attacks
WHO IS ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR?
This 100 hour anxiety management course is for people who -
- Suffer from anxiety themselves
- Support someone with anxiety personally or professionally
- Work in education and training, supporting students with anxiety and panic
- Work in human resources or people-related areas supporting people with anxiety and panic
- Need a plan to improve their anxiety or the anxiety of others
- Want other ways of coping with their anxiety, such as pet therapy and alternative methods.
This course looks at
- Psychological theories regarding anxiety and panic
- The signs and symptoms of anxiety and panic
- Ways to develop anxiety management plans
- Alternative methods of reducing anxiety, such as pet therapy
- This substantial and informative course has nine lessons with carefully constructed tasks and activities to develop an in depth understanding of anxiety and panic management.
YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO
- How to develop plans to reduce anxiety and panic.
- To understand the signs and symptoms of anxiety and panic and develop techniques to reduce the impact on the person’s life.
- To understand more about anxiety and panic through carefully structured course materials, set tasks, assignments and multichoice questions.
There are 9 lessons in this course:
- Scope and Nature of Anxiety and Panic
- Normal Anxiety
- The Autonomic Nervous System
- Anxiety Today
- Types of Anxiety Disorders
- Defining Anxiety and Panic Disorders
- What are Anxiety Disorders?
- Physical Effects of Anxiety
- Mental Symptoms of Anxiety
- Anxiety Symptoms in Children
- Recognising Anxiety
- What is Panic?
- Panic Symptoms in Children
- The Difference Between Anxiety and Panic
- Managing Anxiety: Anxiety Management Plans
- Methods of Managing Anxiety - Developing an Anxiety Management Plan
- Anxiety Spirals
- Understanding Triggers
- Dealing With Triggers
- Helping Children Articulate Feelings
- Making an Anxiety Management Plan
- Managing Social Anxiety Disorder
- What is Social Anxiety Disorder?
- Treating Social Anxiety Disorder
- Managing Generalised Anxiety Disorder
- Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
- A Day in the Life of a Person With GAD
- Recognising Anxiety Triggers
- Managing Anxiety
- Self-Help Ideas for GAD
- Managing Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
- Panic Disorder
- Treating Panic Attacks
- Treating Agoraphobia
- Managing Environmental Factors that Increase Anxiety and Panic
- Defining the Term Environment
- Environmental Management
- Strategies to Manage the Environment to Reduce Anxiety
- Alternative Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Panic
- Pet Therapy
- Horticultural Therapy
- Creative Therapy
- Play Therapy
- Research Project – Anxiety Management
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Understand more about managing anxiety for yourself or to support others.
- Describe anxiety and panic and reasons for the increasing levels of anxiety and panic in the modern world.
- Define anxiety and panic disorder.
- Describe the development of an anxiety management plan.
- Describe appropriate ways to manage symptoms of social anxiety disorder.
- Describe appropriate ways to manage symptoms of generalised anxiety disorder.
- Describe appropriate ways to manage symptoms of panic disorder and agoraphobia.
- Describe methods of managing the environment to reduce anxiety and panic.
- Apply alternative techniques to reduce anxiety and panic.
- Describe treatments for anxiety and/or panic disorder based upon a relevant signs, symptoms, and experiences.
- Explain the nature of anxiety and panic disorders and propose a planned response for management.