Skills for Long-term Care Professionals

  • In-Service Kit:

    In-Service Kit: "Reducing On-the-Job Stress"

    This ready-to-teach in-service package includes all the pieces needed to teach a 25 minute in-service.

    In-Service Topic "Reducing 'On-the-Job' Stress"
    Stress in the workplace is one of the leading causes of caregiver turnover. Turnover negatively impacts other caregivers, residents, administration, and the budget. Learning to deal with stress in a healthy way is absolutely key for caregivers to maintain their overall health and job satisfaction. In this in-service, caregivers will learn the following topics:

    • How stress impacts long-term health
    • The surprising number one cause of stress, as well as other major sources of stress
    • Effectively dealing with sources of stress
    • How the body reacts to a stressor in an isolated incident vs. chronic stress
    • How to manage physiological responses to a trigger

    This in-service is a downloadable zip file and includes:

    • Access to watch recorded video (internet access required)
    • Presentation slides and script (Microsoft PowerPoint File)
    • Presentation handout as slides and notes (PDF)
    • 4 page summary of presentation (PDF)
    • 4 tests with 5 questions each and answer key (PDF)
    • Follow-up (PDF)
    • Certificate Template (Fillable PDF)