Version Effective: 9th of May, 2019
Version Effective: 9th of May, 2019

PDC57192 - Introduction to Mindful Self-Care and Resiliency (MSCR) Course

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an introduction in strategies to practice Mindful Self-Care and Resiliency (MSCR). The course is an abbreviated online version of the original MSCR psychoeducation and skills-based program developed by Dr. Mark Craigie, Clinical Psychologist, to provide individuals with skills to be more resilient to workplace stress as well as prevent compassion fatigue and burnout.

The course will outline the core elements of MSCR. Topics covered include understanding and managing stress and compassion fatigue, identifying skills in self-regulation, intentionality, changing perceptions, sharing narratives, self-care, and mindfulness. Presented using lectures and readings from key professionals and researchers in the field, the course also provides students with an opportunity to engage in a mindfulness exercise.

The fee for this short course will be $100.00.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this course.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
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Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

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Study Area
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

4 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the body’s reactions to chronic stress: impairments to neurochemistry, neuroanatomy, cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning
  2. Understand how compassion fatigue can be prevented
  3. Gain an understanding of MSCR and how it can assist to build occupational resilience.


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