In this module, you have explored stress and emotion regulation. An important aspect of dealing with stressors is coping behaviors. Being aware of what our coping strategies are and remembering to apply them can make a big difference in a person’s emotional well-being and resilience. Recognizing stressors and coping strategies can be helpful in both a personal and professional setting. We will focus more deeply on resilience and grit in the next module.
For your initial post, complete the proactive coping inventory (PCI), comprised of multiple scales, in your webtext and answer the following questions:
- Based on the self-assessments, what is your primary coping strategy? Do you agree with your results?
- What is the value of being conscious about one’s coping strategies? How is that related to emotional regulation?
- How does the concept of coping behaviors apply to any of the following programmatic course themes:
- Social justice
- Emotional intelligence
- Career connections