Face to Face in Derby - Facing your Fears: Anxiety Management

Ref: C2344425

Do you or someone you care for suffer with anxiety? Are you looking for new ways of learning to cope? If so, this course could be for you. This course aims to equip people with the skills to manage anxiety on a day-to-day basis, so that they can continue to enjoy life and flourish.

Course aim

The course aims to explore how anxiety affects the mind & body, how to change anxious thinking cycles & relax more effectively. If you'd like to know how to deal with panic attacks, overwhelming feelings & generalised anxiety, this course is for you.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Give a brief explanation of what anxiety is
  • Describe how anxiety affects our bodies and minds and give an example of how it affects me
  • Explain how our thoughts and responses impact on our anxiety
  • Use at lease 2 positive techniques for self-management of my thoughts and responses
  • Develop personalised coping strategies to work along side self-management of thoughts, which will help me move forward

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A notebook and pen will be useful to keep your own notes

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

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Face to Face in Derby - Facing your Fears: Anxiety Management

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions
  • I declare that the address I have provided is correct and that I will provide evidence of this and my eligibility to live and work in the UK

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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