Managing Workplace Stress For Supervisors Course

Managing Workplace Stress For Supervisors Course

Course #: UASC-HS-093-C 3

Course Duration: 3 Hours

Course Description:

This course offers insights into the many factors affecting stress at work and will help supervisors and managers understand the role and responsibility they have in recognizing and supporting staff who are feeling stressed.

This course in workplace stress management provides supervisors and managers with the skills and strategies to play a leading part in reducing team stress. The course can also be combined with the Stress Management in the Workplace Course, if supervisors and managers want to link this training with their own stress reduction.

The primary objective of this course is to enable managers to become competent in addressing stress in the workplace and within their teams by raising awareness of their responsibilities for stress management; understanding the causes of stress and recognizing the early symptoms of stress in the workplace by taking remedial and preventative action to reduce employee stress.

This course can also be offered as a Train-the-Trainer course for supervisory and management personnel to facilitate in-house courses for their staff in the future. The course provides flexibility for organizations to develop trainers and teaching methods that can be customized to deliver training on an on-going basis with a focus specific to their work environment.

Course Topics:

  • Understanding How Stress is Defined
  • Demonstrate Awareness of the Legal Requirements Related to Stress Management in the Workplace
  • Identify the Behavioral, Physical and Psychological Symptoms of Stress
  • Identify a Range of Potential Causes of Stress at Work
  • Understand the Potential Effect of Stress on Performance at Work
  • Understand the Different Approaches to Managing Productivity and Stress
  • Select Appropriate Approaches to Stress in your Organization
  • Plan Further Development in Managing Stress in the Workplace.
  • Management Style and Communication
  • How to Minimize Stress with Preventative Action
  • Strategies for Handling Workplace Stress
  • Recognizing the Resources Available to Managers
  • How to Undertake a Risk Assessment for Stress

Who Should Attend:

This course will be of benefit to first-line managers, directly responsible for others at work, professional staff interested in, or concerned about work-related stress, and senior and middle managers responsible for organizational stress management policies.

Regulatory Requirements:

Various National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.

Additional Details:

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Upcoming Dates:

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Service Locations:

Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland & DC