There are 7 lessons in this course:
- The mind to body connection
- How to recognise stress
- What happens to the body when you experience stress
- The physiological response
- Chronic and acute stress
- Erikson's psycho social stages
- Oral sensory stage
- Anal muscular stage
- Genital locomotor stage
- Latency stage
- Young adulthood
- Middle adulthood
- Late adulthood
- Social adjustment
- Relationship betreen stress and heart disease
- What are the basic sources of stress
- Why some people suffer more
- How to deal with stress
- Defence mechanisms
- Abnormal behaviour
- Definition of abnormality
- Deviation from statistical norms
- Deviation from social norm
- Maladaptiveness in behaviour
- Personal distress
- Wakefield's harmful dysfunction concept
- Psychologically healthy individuals
- Deviation in character
- Classification of mental disorders
- Anxiety and mood disorders
- Prevalence of depression
- Treatment of depression
- Substance related disorder
- Disorders diagnosed in childhood
- Delerium, Dementia, Amnestic and Cognitive disorders
- Problems with classification
- Individual Behaviour
- Pro social or altruistic behaviour
- When do children first exhibit pro social behaviour
- Family influence
- Disciplinary measures
- Sibling influence
- Influence of family structure
- Influence of school
- Influence of peers
- Heiders balance theory
- Dissonance theory
- Cognitive dissonance
- Group behaviour
- Social considerations
- Temporary group
- Organised group
- Organisational groups
- The influence of groups
- Industrial groups
- Methods of dealing with abnormalities
- Professionals in counselling and psychology
- Therapist techniques
- Directiveness and non directiveness
- Systematic desensitisation
- Behaviour therapies
- Psychoanalytical approach
- Psychoanalytic techniques
- Humanistic therapy
- Eclectic approach
- Conflict resolution
- Conflict handling techniques
- Joint problem solving
- Problems with negotiation
- Running a mediation process in a conflict situation
- Agreements or contracts
- Suggested timetable for a mediation session
- Interpersonal communication skills
- Communication channels
- Effective communication
- Communication skills
- Hearing verbal messages
- Perceiving non verbal messages
- Verbal and non verbal communication
- Bodu language
- Communication barriers
- Self awareness
- Self esteem
- Specific skills: listening, paraphrasing, reflective responses, etc
- Conversation development
- Professional relationship building
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.
- Identify the nature of conflict and stress and why this issue affects so many people today.
- Identify and examine behaviours that are characterised as abnormal and compare and contrast these with behaviours characterised as healthy.
- Explain social influence on individual behaviour.
- Explain social influence on group behaviour.
- Describe alternative methods of dealing with psychological problems.
- Develop skills for resolving conflict.
- Develop communication skills for counselling individuals.
For more information on this course, please request your free course information pack.
If you are an Irish citizen you may be eligible to receive financial support, meaning you
can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are a resident of Ireland,
you may also be eligible to receive a student grant under the Student Grant Scheme
We live in a society where the pressures of daily living are high with financial
expenses, personal and work commitments, and mortgage and rental obligations.
Then there are the unexpected life challenges that also get thrown our way.
With this in mind the thought of taking on study can be daunting for most people.
Here at Learning Cloud we understand that life doesn’t run in a straight line it
has many ups and downs.
As an enrolled student at Learning Cloud, you are entitled to access a variety of
non-academic support services from the Student Services Unit. These supports are
designed to walk beside you throughout your studies they will assist you in life’s
ups and downs to provide you the best opportunity to successfully complete your
STUDENT SERVICES PROGRAMS INCLUDE:
- Careers Counselling Service
- General Counselling Service
- Disability Liaison Service
- Retention & Engagement Service
- Student Activities
- E Counselling
- Parent support
- Reasonable Adjustment Plan (RAP)
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How will this course advance my career?
Learning Cloud programs have been developed in response to industry demand
and are specifically designed to equip graduates with work-ready skills.
Each participant will be trained and assessed in theory and in practical tasks
and Real-world exercises are used throughout the program.
Studies prove, time and again, that college-educated workers earn more than those
with only a high school qualification. College graduates often enjoy additional
benefits, including greater job opportunities and promotions. Though the proof for
greater earning potential exists, some might wonder whether the cost of the
education warrants the overall expense in the long run.
College Graduate vs. Non-Graduate Earnings
The National Centre for Education Statistics (NCES) analyses employee earnings data
biennially, according to education level. Findings indicate that workers with a
qualification earn significantly more than those without. Since the mid-1980s,
education has played a large part in potential wages, with bachelor's degree holders
taking home an average of 66% more than those with only a high school diploma do.
While college-educated workers' wages have increased over the past two decades,
those with only a high school education have seen decreases in annual salaries in
the same time period (nces.ed.gov).
How else will I benefit from studying with Learning Cloud?
- Studying online or distance means you can study where you want
and at your own pace.
- Receive career-focused training with practical, hands-on learning.
- All course materials are provided and all digital platforms are
interactive, work on any device and designed to be fun.
- Recognition of Prior Learning or Skills Recognition may be available
for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.