Feeling stressed? You're not alone. Early education program directors can suffer stress that is induced by a variety of factors, including the responsibilities of managing staff and schedules, working with parents, required reporting, training, and a balancing act between your career and your personal life. Stress can hurt productivity and even cause medical problems – but it doesn't have to be that way! This one-hour course will help you recognize and counteract the negative effects that stress can have on your life.
Course Learning Objectives:
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Describe stress and list at least three of its physical and mental effects
- Identify at least three symptoms and causes of stress in an early care and education setting
- List techniques for stress management and stress relief