Module 1 – SLP
Introduction to Stress
For this SLP assignment, you will research the four major categories of stress, then develop an action plan that targets your greatest source of stress. Please review the SLP Assignment Expectations below. Remember this is a presentation assignment. You do not need to write long paragraphs of information on each slide; however, do provide enough text to convey each of the topics below. Use images throughout your presentation to support the research; however, the images themselves should not stand alone on the slide without explanation.
Your assignment will be to develop a PowerPoint presentation that includes the following:
Title Slide with Name, Course, and Date
Slide 2 – Introduction
Topics to be covered in outline form
In your own words, write down a definition for stress. List and describe four examples each for a physical type of stress, cognitive type of stress, emotional type of stress, and behavioral type of stress (see the Stress Warning Signs and Symptoms image from the Module Overview for guidance).
Show one image illustrating each category of stress (i.e., one image for physical stress, one image for emotional, one image for behavioral and one for cognitive).
Describe how stress can be positive. Give two examples and show an image to illustrate.
Develop an Action Plan
a. What is the biggest source of stress in your life right now? Would you describe it as short- or long-term stress (or both)?
b. Is this a positive or negative stress? Why?
c. What (if anything) can you do to eliminate negative stress in an effective way from your life?
Slide 9 – Conclusion
Summarize your project findings.
SLP Assignment Expectations
For this SLP assignment you will develop a PowerPoint Presentation that is approximately 1-10 slides in length and addresses the requirements outlined above. Place the text containing the answers to the questions above in the slide area, summarizing each topic using bullet points (in your own words, expand in more detail using the notes area). Images to convey text will not be accepted.
Be sure to include citations referencing your sources on each slide (use either the slide or notes area). Include a descriptive title for each slide that describes the topic being discussed. Be sure to include a title slide with your name, assignment type (ex. SLP Module 1 or 3), and course title. Include an introduction slide with the subjects you will cover in outline form. Include a slide summarizing your project findings (Conclusion slide). Your final slide should contain a list of references cited in APA format.