The current situation can affect anyone’s personal resilience and wellbeing, as even the most stress-free and resilient of us are finding it challenging during this difficult time. Given that remote working is now the norm, having that usual support network amongst colleagues and even your staff can be very challenging.

In a safe environment, this course will give you and your colleagues the necessary tools and skills to help them maintain, and if needed, enhance your personal resilience, mental health and wellbeing.

Book this course for your teams to identify what causes stress and develop a personal resilience plan which suits their needs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Establish what personal resilience is
  • Pinpoint factors and processes that could be classed as ‘stressors’
  • Discover ways to identify and combat stress whilst working
  • Learn how to enhance your own wellbeing
  • Develop a personal resilience plan
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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What is Personal Resilience?

  • Understand the key tenants of personal resilience
  • Identify the main causes of stress and how it can impact your daily life
  • Gain techniques to manage stress

What is Stress and How Does it Manifest Itself?

  • Gain an understanding of the theory and science behind stress
  • Discuss what triggers stress and how it can vary from person to person
  • Pinpoint factors and processes that could be classed as ‘stressors’
  • Discover ways to identify and combat stress whilst working

Personal Resilience and Wellbeing Best Practice

  • Establish a framework for good practice
  • Definite ‘dos’ – to establish realistic and sustainable resilient plans
  • Definite ‘don’ts’ – avoid common pitfalls and knowledge gaps

Develop Personal Resilience Strategies

  • Understand different personality types and how they form emotional intelligence
  • Analyse the importance of empathy in demonstrating social awareness
  • Explore the core strategies for responding to the emotions of others
  • How to be more open-minded and agreeable; improve empathy skills; see the effect they have on others and practise being emotionally honest

Workshop: Developing a Personal Resilience and Wellbeing Plan

  • Gain a number of tools and techniques for reducing stress through personal resilience
  • Work out which tools work for you and apply these to your specific day-to-day situations
  • Review and put into practice the three days of learning
  • Develop a personal resilience plan that best suits you