Course Description:

With anxiety and depression rates at an all-time high, it is vital that individuals learn effective ways to help manage stress and assist the nervous system in self-regulation. Knowing how to regulate one's own nervous system is an important skill that can be used in any situation where stress is a concern. This presentation will give insight in to the biology of the stress response and practical ways to help manage nervous system activation in stressful situations. 


At the end of this conference the attendee should be able to:

  1. Describe the biology of the stress response
  2. Explain what resilience is, and how they can improve their own resilience
  3. List three specific techniques to better manage stress.


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Biology of Stress Response
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Resiliency Techniques and Tools to Manage Stress and Promote Wellness

Continuing Education:

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center Office of Staff Development is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LLUMC Office of Staff Development maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. This event meets the qualifications for 2.0 hours of continuing education credit for psychologists as required by the American Psychological Association. 
  • Behavioral Health Professionals reciprocate with APA
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 00239, this program is approved for 2.0 contact hours. 
  • Respiratory Care Practitioners reciprocate with provider number 00239 
  • The Loma Linda University School of Public Health is a pre-approved provider of CPH recertification credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. This event will earn 2.0 re-certification credits.
  • Loma Linda University School of Public Health is a designated provider of Category I continuing education contract hours for health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. The NCHEC Multiple Event Provider (MEP) number is CA0024. This event will be available for 2.0 CHES credit hours. 


Adam L. Aréchiga, PsyD, DrPH
Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Psychology
Loma Linda University | School of Behavioral Health


All Participants $15.00