Developing Personal Resilience

Course Aims:

This course is designed to enable delegates to understand the importance of maintaining flexible cognitive, emotional and behavioural responses and to learn a range of techniques and approaches that can be used to help delegates actively thrive in challenging times.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the four core components underpinning good resilience.
  • Understand the impact of unhelpful habitual responses.
  • Apply a range of cognitive and behavioural techniques that will immediately improve personal resilience levels.
  • Develop their own blueprint to sustain behavioural changes.

Duration/Location:

  • 1  day/In house

Role of Resilience

  • What is resilience and why is it so important?
  • Traits of resilient people

Role of Stress

  • What is it? How it works
  • Biological and Psychological impacts
  • Understanding triggers and responses

Four C’s of Resilience

  • Challenge
  • Commitment
  • Control
  • Confidence
  • Relationship to 4 C’s

Techniques to improve Resilience

  • ABCDE model
  • Learned Optimism and strengths work
  • Re-framing and positive self talk
  • Mindfulness
  • Attentional Focus and Control
  • Setting Boundaries

Action Planning

  • Implementing and sustaining positive changes
  • Developing your unique blueprint
  • Transferring learning back to the workplace