Managing Student Stress<br />By: Con Tibajia<br />
What is STRESS?<br />Change or demands<br />Body & mind prepares itself<br />Emotional/Physical Reaction<br />
It can be…<br />HARMFUL<br />
Or…<br />Beneficial<br />
"How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situat...
What to do?<br />Teach students the art of RECONCEPTUALIZATION<br />I take it as a challenge; not a threat!<br />
••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••<br />RECONCEPTUALIZATION<br />
STEP 1<br />STEP 3<br />STEP 2<br />Let the student articulate the source of anxiety<br />Let the student work  on steps t...
HOW TO DISABLE STRESS<br />
Recognize that unhealed psychological scars can cause pain<br />
Assess students who seem to be experiencing psychological stress<br />
Encourage the expression of feelings and thoughts<br />
Debrief students after they have engaged in stressful situations<br />
Encourage students to take “breaks” if experiences are stressful<br />
Encourage students to engage in stress-releasing activities<br />
Refer students with evidence of greater than usual levels of stress for professional counseling<br />
The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it.  ...
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  1. 1. Managing Student Stress<br />By: Con Tibajia<br />
  2. 2. What is STRESS?<br />Change or demands<br />Body & mind prepares itself<br />Emotional/Physical Reaction<br />
  3. 3. It can be…<br />HARMFUL<br />
  4. 4. Or…<br />Beneficial<br />
  5. 5. "How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish." <br /> - Catherine Pulsifer, from My Story<br />
  6. 6. What to do?<br />Teach students the art of RECONCEPTUALIZATION<br />I take it as a challenge; not a threat!<br />
  7. 7. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••<br />RECONCEPTUALIZATION<br />
  8. 8. STEP 1<br />STEP 3<br />STEP 2<br />Let the student articulate the source of anxiety<br />Let the student work on steps to identify challenges<br />Reassure the student that you are there to back her up<br />
  9. 9. HOW TO DISABLE STRESS<br />
  10. 10. Recognize that unhealed psychological scars can cause pain<br />
  11. 11. Assess students who seem to be experiencing psychological stress<br />
  12. 12. Encourage the expression of feelings and thoughts<br />
  13. 13. Debrief students after they have engaged in stressful situations<br />
  14. 14. Encourage students to take “breaks” if experiences are stressful<br />
  15. 15. Encourage students to engage in stress-releasing activities<br />
  16. 16. Refer students with evidence of greater than usual levels of stress for professional counseling<br />
  17. 17. The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it.  <br /> ~Author Unknown<br />Fin<br />

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