This is an online only (virtual) training course that examines a common “stress continuum” and the four levels of accumulated stress it describes. The symptomology of the varying levels of stress, and what’s required to neutralize the stress load are also discussed.
The course includes three training videos. The total viewing time for the videos is approximately 22 minutes broken down into three segments. For viewer’s reference there is also a downloadable PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation, perfect for use in taking notes. A course syllabus and extra reading resources are also included in the training materials.
If there are any questions with regard to the content, please contact the instructor:
Lt. Frank Borelli via email to email@example.com.
This is a virtual course, offered online only and available to registered users of the Officer Virtual Academy at all times.
This course of instruction examines four different levels of stress accumulation and how they impact health to include mental, physical and emotional wellness. Methods for managing and minimizing stress are discussed as well as recognizing when outside help is required. Negative stress-neutralization methods are also discussed.
There are no prerequisites for attending this program.
This course is a personal-knowledge-only (no continuing education or in-service credits) program. It is recommended that the student officer view/attend the following courses before viewing this one:
- None Recommended
- Upon completion, the student officer will be able to articulate the four levels of accumulated stress as described.
- Upon completion, the student officer will be able to articulate various basic stress management techniques.
- Upon completion, the student officer will be able to articulate common “stress management” techniques that ARE NOT stress reducing and aren’t advised.
- Upon completion, the student officer will be able to articulate the impact of proper rest on stress levels.
- Upon completion, the student officer will be able to articulate the impact of proper nutrition on stress levels.
- Upon completion, the student officer will be able to articulate the impact of regular exercise on stress levels.
About the Instructor
Lt. Frank Borelli – LE Instructor / Editorial Director
With over 35 years of operational experience and more than 30 years of instructional experience, Lt. Borelli has taught programs involving firearms, defensive tactics, officer survival, active shooter response and more to officers from all levels of government to include city, county, state, federal and military. He remains active in law enforcement, continually training and being trained to keep his skills up to date and sharp.
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