Understanding Anxiety

Don’t need the CPD points? Click here to do this course at a reduced price! The “Understanding Anxiety online course” is a comprehensive and enlightening program designed to provide individuals with a deep understanding of anxiety, its causes, symptoms, and effective coping strategies. This course offers an extensive curriculum that covers various types of anxiety […]

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Don’t need the CPD points? Click here to do this course at a reduced price!

The “Understanding Anxiety online course” is a comprehensive and enlightening program designed to provide individuals with a deep understanding of anxiety, its causes, symptoms, and effective coping strategies. This course offers an extensive curriculum that covers various types of anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder, social anxiety disorder (SAD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

By exploring these different conditions in detail, participants gain valuable insights into the factors contributing to their own or others’ anxieties. The course also delves into the physiological aspects of anxiety, shedding light on how it affects our brain chemistry and overall well-being. Furthermore, the course emphasizes the importance of self-care practices and equips learners with practical techniques like breathing exercises, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), as well as other tools to help manage anxious thoughts effectively.

Whether you’re seeking personal growth or pursuing a career in mental health care fields such as counseling or psychology; investing your time in this insightful program will undoubtedly equip you with invaluable knowledge about anxiety while empowering you to navigate life’s challenges more confidently.

Section

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Module 1: What is anxiety?

At the end of this module, you will be able to explain and define ‘anxiety’. You will also know about the symptoms and causes of various anxiety disorders. The difference between anxiety and fear is also discussed. 

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Module 1 test
30 questions
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Module 2: Types of Anxiety

In this module, you will learn about various types of anxiety such as social anxiety, specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as panic disorder. 

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Module 2 test
30 questions
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Module 3: Anxiety in Special Needs

At the end of this module you will be able to distinguish between a diagnosis of a special need and anxiety, as well as know how to help someone with a special need that has anxiety. You will also be able to identify teacher burnout. 

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Module 3 test
30 questions
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Module 4: Medications and Supplements

In this module you learn about the commonly prescribed medications for anxiety. Alternative medications, supplements, the role that cannabidiol oil can play in the treatment of anxiety as well as herbal remedies are also discussed. 

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Module 4 test
30 questions
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Module 5: Cognitive behaviour therapy

This module is an in depth discussion of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); how it works, what it entails and what the steps and results may be when you apply it.

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Module 5 test
25 questions
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Module 6: Other Therapy Techniques I

Learn how various alternative therapy techniques can help alleviate the symptoms of anxiety. Such techniques include: animal therapy, art therapy, exposure therapy.

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Module 6 test
20 questions
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Module 7: Other Therapy Techniques 2

More additional alternative therapy techniques which can help alleviate the symptoms of anxiety are discussed. This includes massage, aromatherapy, and mindfulness. 

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Module 7 test
15 questions
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Module 8: Exercise and Diet

This module discusses how diet and exercise can affect anxiety disorders. It also discusses the best practices regarding both exercise and diet. 

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Module 8 test
15 questions
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Module 9: Other Lifestyle Considerations

This module discusses the relationship between sleep and anxiety, as well as the importance of a holistic healthy lifestyle for anxiety management. Therapy-based treatments that can be used to treat anxiety is also discussed. You will also know how lifestyle routines can help prevent and treat anxiety.

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Module 9 test
15 questions
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Module 10: Relaxation Exercises

A number of relaxation exercises are discussed. You will also learn how to naturally initiate a relaxation response when experiencing anxiety. Hydrotherapy is also discussed. 

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Module 10 test
10 questions
Yes, it is. This course carries international accreditation through a company in the UK called “The CPD Standards Office”. You may visit their site at www.cpdstandards.com or view our profile at https://directory.cpdstandards.com/providers/help-my-child/
You will have to send in your own results once we have sent your certificate stating the amount of CPD points you received.
Yes, you will. Once you have completed the course the system will prompt you to send an email. You will then receive your certificate in PDF format via email. The certificate will state the amount of CPD points earned as well.
No, you do not. Although our courses are accredited for CPD points for professionals, the courses are open to everybody that need to them.
Yes, you do. There are online, multiple-choice questions after every module.
You may send an email to courses@helpmychildcpd.com. You may also join our Facebook Group or like the Facebook page and ask your questions there.
There is no time limit, it is entirely up to you. We know life is busy and can be hectic, our aim is to help, not to make you feel as if you have another burden.
No, there aren’t. All the material for course is online and in text format. You go through it by yourself. All the material will be available for you to view, even after you have completed the course.

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