If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.00.  

Course Description

This course will assist healthcare workers identify significant changes in the types of stressors teens face in today's society and how stress affects the human body. The presenter will also discuss methods to manage and/or reduce stressor for teens.


Bree Alexander LMSW, BA

Target Audience

Nurses, social workers, licensed professional counselors and any other interested healthcare worker

Learning Outcomes

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Apply evidence-based research into the correlation between stress and human biology.
  • Identify significant changes in types of stressors for teens.
  • Identify key stressors that teenagers face in today's society.
  • List practical methods to manage and/or reduce stressors for teens.

Length of Course

120 minutes

Credit Statements

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an accredited provider of Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.2 CEUs (2.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

Speakers have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in education activities. Please see individual activities for any conflicts of interest.

Provisions of these educational activities by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with activities.