What Is Project Stress Control?
Project Stress Control, one of WSCI first programs, was implemented in 1984¬†is a primary prevention program that teaches coping skills for reducing stress in students K-12, parents, teachers and administrators.¬† The program was piloted in Fulton County, Elementary and Middle Schools. The program received an award form the Governor's Children & Youth Coordinating Council.¬† Results of the Project are:
- Reduced out-of-school suspension by 40%
- Reduced violent acts by 50%
- Incresed academic performance
- Increased¬†coping skills and reduced stress¬†
- Increased parent and community participation in school activities
- Increased community support for students and school
- Increased public awareness of the need for prevention services.
Growth & Expansion...
Currently, the Project Stress Control is available to provide stress management services
to students (k-12) parents and teachers at all schools in Georgia, across the Nation and internationally.
What Are Its Goals...
The success of Project Stress Control can be attributed
to the fact that it provides training for all involved
in a child's education. The parent, teacher, administrator
and student are taught stress control techniques in
workshops and classes and through consultation and use
of resource information provided by the program coordinator.
Classes for students teach the following coping techniques:
- Progressive relaxation
- Biofeedback Information
- Communication Skills
- Deep Breathing Exercises
- Stress-free Learning
- Nutrition Tips
- Positive Thinking
- Exercise, Yoga, Tai Chi
- Problem Solving Skills
- Anger Control
- Conflict Resolution
- Acupressure Techniques
Training for parents, teachers and administrators in stress control techniques includes:
- Stress management for teachers
- Identification of stress in students
- Classroom techniques for stress reduction
- Stress control techniques for students
- Stress-free teaching styles
- Stress control curriculum and resource material(k-12) (see catalog)
Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc.
2545 Benjamin E. Mays Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30311