Introductory | Mental Health Literacy
| 1.75 CE Credits | 1 Hour 6 Minutes
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About the Course
We all go through periods of stress and many of us have also experienced some kind of trauma. This course is built to teach anyone how to build the skill of resilience, which can help to protect against the impacts of stress and trauma. Based on up-to-date statistics from governing bodies and relevant scholarly articles, this series is full of learner focused activities, live-filmed videos and attractive animations. By taking this approximately 1 hour course, we hope that you will not only understand the impact of stress and trauma on mental health and physical wellbeing, but also know ways to measure and build your own resilience.
NOTE: We recommend completing Mental Health Competency 1 before taking any other Mental Health Ally Series courses.
Estimated Course Length: 1 Hour 6 mins.
Target Audience: Mental Health and Medical Providers, Healthcare Staff, Case Managers, Employers, Caregivers, Coaches, First Responders, Teachers, Attorneys, and other pertinent professionals
Level of Instruction: Introductory
Instructional Method: Self-paced, interactive, hybrid of audio, text, video, and learning checks
Accessibility Accommodations: Closed captioning of all audio and video components
After completing this course, you will be able to describe and employ the following:
Discuss the impact of stress and trauma on emotional and physical wellbeing.
Define resilience, including the various ways it is conceptualized and measured.
Describe ways to build resilience and protect against the impacts of stress and trauma at individual, community, and systems levels.
Pre-Course Assessment (~5 minutes)
Introduction (~10 minutes)
What is Resilience? (~2 minutes)
Stress and Trauma (~11 minutes)
Building Resilience (~33 minutes)
Conclusion (~10 minutes)
Post-Course Assessment (~11 minutes)