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  Apr 01, 2020
 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [Archived Catalog]

Stress Management Education Certificate


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Certificate Lead: Eric K. Willmarth, Ph.D.

Sponsored by: Department of Psychophysiology

Stress Management may be one of the most important issues in self-care and self-regulation.  Although individuals may consider stress to be a subjective experience, physiological measurement of stress and the measurement of the effectiveness of interventions to reduce the effects of stress are possible.  The Certificate in Stress Management Education is a 15-Credit series of courses designed to promote professionals who are skilled at teaching stress management in various settings including schools, health care settings and corporate environments.  The Certificate includes a course on foundations of psychophysiology to provide background in the physiological bases of stress management, a course on principles and theories of stress management, a course in basic coaching skills, a field experience where students learn to practice their new skills, and then a choice of one elective so students can take courses such as optimal functioning, biofeedback, or hypnosis to meet their personal goals. 

Required courses:

APH 5051                Fundamentals of Psychophysiology

APH 5201                Principles and Theories of Stress Management

COA 5628                Evidenced- Based Coaching

APH 5701                Field Experience 

And any one of the following elective courses:

APH 5451                Optimal functioning in the sports, educational, and business environments

MBM 5510               Imagery for Health

APH 5620                Basic Training and Education in Hypnosis

APH 5622                Basic Training and Education in Biofeedback

IFN 5661                 Nutritional Foundations of Mental Health

MBM 5655               Mindfulness, Meditation and Health

Total Credits: 15

 

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