Emotional resilience is the ability to adapt to, manage, and even flourish in stressful situations throughout life. For many years, professionals believed it was a trait you were born with, but now after years of research it is apparent that it is something that can be learned.

This short course, developed for the University of Derby by registered Social Workers, will provide you with the key concepts and ideas that underpin emotional resilience and how it develops. Having an understanding of emotional resilience will enable you to develop coping strategies to deal with difficult situations in your own emotional and professional life. By the end of the course you will feel confident enough to apply your learning to your own situation and to others through reflective supervision.

Who is the Emotional Resilience short course for?

This course is for anyone seeking to develop their understanding of emotional resilience, through the learning of key concepts and personal reflection. Anyone experiencing or working in difficult and challenging situations will benefit from this short course. However, it will particularly complement and enrich the knowledge of those working directly with others, including:

  • Health and Social Care Professionals
  • Business leaders
  • Emergency Service Workers
  • Education Professionals

Gain a certificate and badges to recognise your CPD achievement

Upon successful completion of this professional development course, you will be awarded with an E-Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

You will also gain a digital badge for each unit that you complete, recognising your efforts for each stage of the course.

Whilst this course does not lead to University credits, it can be used to evidence your CPD and experiential learning.

During the Introduction to Emotional Resilience course, you can expect to:

  • Learn the definition and key ideas underpinning emotional resilience
  • Discover how and when emotional resilience can develop
  • Be equipped with strategies for becoming more resilient
  • Apply knowledge of emotional resilience to reflective supervision

A flexible course that fits in with working and family life

This student led course runs throughout the year and is delivered 100% online, allowing you to flexibly manage your studies around work and family commitments. The course content is interactive through online activities and exercises along with self-reflection to assess subject understanding. Our online short courses are designed to be intellectually stimulating, thought provoking and rewarding.

Ideal for Workforce Development

Our range of online professional development short courses are ideal for your staff development and training programme. With discounts available for employers wishing to purchase 5 or more short courses, we can help minimise your training costs whilst improving your training capabilities.