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Introduction to Personal Resilience



Personal Effectiveness


Health, Safety and Environment

About this course:

This half day session provides an introduction to personal resilience; what you can do to help keep yourself well when things get tough.

It provides an overview of stress: signs and symptoms, common triggers and how it impacts on functioning and performance.

The session is aimed at promoting self-awareness and personal responsibility for wellbeing.

You will have the opportunity to explore a range of self-help measures that can be incorporated into your daily routine.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of this session it is intended that you will be able to:.

- Recognise symptoms of stress and be more aware of your triggers and early warning signs.

- Consider both employer's and employees responsibilities in the control of work-related stress.

- Identify what you do already to help or hinder your resilience.

- Explore a range of ways to increase your personal resilience and commit yourself to at least one.

- Know where to access further information or support.

Who should attend this course:

This course is open to all staff who are interested in understanding and developing their personal resilience.

It may be particularly helpful to those who are going through (or about to go through) a period of change or for those who are feeling under pressure.


Karen Griffiths, Occupational Health Advisor.

Kim McNicholl, Wellbeing Advisor.


Before the course, you will be sent a link to the Robertson Cooper i-resilience questionnaire.

Please complete this, print your report and bring it with you to the session (you will not be expected to share your results with others).

Learning provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
21/01/2019 Streatham: Northcote House, Committee Room A/John Usher 13:00 16:00 Karen Griffiths 0
11/02/2019 Streatham: Northcote House, Committee Room B/Ted Wragg 13:00 16:00 Karen Griffiths 0
21/03/2019 Penryn: Du Maurier Building, Seminar M 09:30 12:30 Karen Griffiths 12
28/03/2019 Streatham: Xfi, Conference Room 2 10:00 13:00 Karen Griffiths 0
07/05/2019 Streatham: Building One, Syndicate Room C 13:00 16:00 Karen Griffiths 12

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