I'm So Stressed I Could Scream!

Managing stress is a normal part of life. However, what if you could tamper down stress before it reached a boiling point? Examining the causes and manifestations of stress through an analytical lens allows educators to take an in-depth look at stress management and prevention in both a personal and professional setting. By completing relevant projects, educators will receive a firsthand understanding of how to manage their stress and alleviate stress for their students.

Course Name: I'm So Stressed I Could Scream!

Course Number: EDUC 710B

Semester Credits: 3

Course Description

I'm So Stressed I Could Scream explores physiological causes of stress and various approaches to stress reduction. Events that trigger stress and identification of stress response are discussed, including special causes of stress for students.  The teachers will learn to tailor a stress reduction program to meet their individual needs and also the needs of their students.


  • Gain an understanding of stress and relaxation.
  • Learn to recognize stress responses.
  • Develop a stress reduction program.
  • Gain a better understanding of the causes of stress for students.
  • Gain an understanding of the causes of stress for different populations.

Course Contents

  • Understanding of stress and relaxation.
  • How the body responds to stress.
  • Specific approaches to stress reduction
  • Causes of stress for children, those in mid-life, professionals, and elders.
  • Identification of stress response

Evidence of Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of I'm So Stressed I Could Scream, the student will have demonstrated knowledge of the physiological and cognitive bases of stress through answer sheets for provided books. The student will demonstrate synthesis and implementation skills by integrating information gained from readings and personal observation into projects designed to increase stress awareness and reduce the negative effects of stress.

How to Register

Registration for classes is fast and straightforward and can be done online or over the phone. Courses are offered on a rolling basis during three semesters, and you may begin as soon as you are ready!  

The Semester dates are: 

Fall: September 1 – January 31

Spring: February 1 – May 31

Summer: June 1 – August 31

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