Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

‘The Art of Managing Psychological Stress’ Course at Al-Leith University College

Added on - 2019/10/22  |  اخر تعديل - 2019/10/22

Within the framework of launching the World Mental Health Day, under the auspices of the Vice Dean of Al-Leith University College and in cooperation with the Department of Education and Psychology and the Department of Social Work at the University College in Al-Leith, a course entitled: "The Art of Managing Psychological Stress" was held. The course was prepared and presented by the Deputy Head of the Department of Social Work, Dr. Azhar bint Yasin bin Husain Samkari, targeting the college staff, on Thursday, 11 Safar, 1441 A.H.

The course aimed to reduce the phenomenon of psychological stress, alleviating it by identifying the most prominent methods and techniques to deal with it positively, and considering it as a means of encouraging personal growth and development. First, the concept of mental health and its manifestations, as well as the main causes of mental stress, were explained. The main factors causing stress were also highlighted, explaining their negative effects. At the end, the most effective methods to deal with mental stress were elucidated. The course included some training activities and practical applications to achieve the sought-after objective.