University of Toronto
Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
University of Toronto

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work

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Steve Joordens

Instructor: Steve Joordens


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There are 3 modules in this course

This module consists of two videos, each followed by a short multiple-choice assessment. The first video will describe the biological machinery underlying your stress response; how it works and how it makes you feel. The second video will then consider the stresses of police work and how society's expectations of you with respect to your ability to manage stress is to a large extent an unreasonable ask.

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3 videos1 quiz

This module consists of three videos that break down the NaRLy approach to its three constitute elements, (1) Learning how to NOTICE your stress level, (2) learning how to then use RELAXATION to counter the stress response, and (3) then use the power of active LISTENING to also reduce the stress response in those you are interacting with.

What's included

3 videos1 quiz

As is true for all skills, the biggest factor determining how helpful this course will be for you comes down to that one factor ... how much you practice the skills you learned. To encourage and inform you this last video focuses on how practice works, why the first few practice sessions are the most important to get through, and the benefits you will get if you stick with it!

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1 video1 quiz


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Steve Joordens
University of Toronto
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