Course Description

This course provides concrete instruction in four grounding techniques for reducing anxiety and maintaining control of the body. The techniques are intended for participants to use in their personal and professional lives, as well as to share with those they work with.

Target Level Audience:  Intermediate

Course Outline

(00:05)  Brief Guided Mindful Breathing Exercise 
(00:05)  Introductions and Overview of Course Objectives 
(00:05)  What are grounding techniques? 
(00:15)  Grounding Techniques for Working with Trauma 
(00:20)  Introduction and Brief Demonstration of Four Primary Grounding Techniques 
(00:20)  Break-out Groups to Practice 
(00:15)  Reflection and Group Discussion 
(00:05)  Final Questions

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:  

  • Define at least 4 grounding techniques. 
  • Explain their benefits in reducing anxiety and maintaining control of the body. 
  • Possess empirical evidence to comprehend the significance of grounding techniques as a method for mitigating stress and anxiety.
  • Incorporate grounding techniques to regulate emotions, reduce anxiety and stress, improve focus, and enhance overall well-being.
  • *It’s important to note that while grounding techniques can be beneficial, they may not be a standalone solution for all individuals or situations. Individuals with specific mental health concerns should consult with a qualified mental health professional for personalized guidance and support.

When participants return to the workplace, they will be able to:  

  • Incorporate at least 3 grounding techniques into their social work practice.
  • Explain the benefits of these practices to others.
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