This course reviews strategies for coping with stress and avoiding burnout. The course also covers how you can positively change your responses to stress once you are able to recognise how you respond to stressful situations. Relaxation techniques such as breathing and mediation are also covered. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise key concepts about how stress manifests itself in your life
  • Identify the main characteristics and symptoms of burnout
  • Recognise examples of actions and strategies to cope with stress and prevent full-blown burnout
  • Use the ABC model to manage your reaction to a stressful situation and challenge irrational thoughts
  • Sequence examples of the steps of the ABC model used to better manage your reaction to stressful events


This course is aimed at individuals who wish to balance their work/life responsibilities.

60 Minutes

365 Days