Course Description

Responding to Anxiety is an evidence-based program, designed to provide social workers, counselors, school psychologists and mental health workers with skills and strategies to build a sense of well-being and mindful resilience. This program is mindfulness-embedded, allowing mental health workers to learn how mindfulness practices can reduce stress and build compassion. 

**If your school/district is paying for your registration and would like to be invoiced, please email oupace@oakland.edu to complete a billing authorization**

Course Outline

Responding to Anxiety is facilitated on the Oakland University Moodle electronic course format. This program is designed to begin with a core understanding of stress reduction of the individual, focusing how skills can be applied to emotional and mental healthcare.This program also offers six SCECH or CEU credits and is offered virtually, on-demand.


About the Instructor: The program was developed by Caryn M. Wells, PhD, a professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership. Dr. Wells has been teaching leadership principles for 20 years at the university level (MSU and OU). She has completed over 20 different mindfulness trainings and is the author of the book, Mindfulness: How School Leaders Can Reduce Stress and Thrive on the Job. She has a masters level degree in Counseling, and completed a cognate in Business Management during her doctoral work at MSU. She researches, publishes, and presents information about occupational stress and how to develop mindfulness practice to thrive at work. She has presented to over two thousand participants in one and two-day workshops..

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Section Title
Responding to Anxiety: A Mindful Program
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Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $140.00
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