Workshop: Positive Attitudes in Difficult Situations   

Course ID - CTD0742d 

Short Title: Positive Attitudes    

 Audience    All Employees
Length of Workshop:       4 hours 

Stress is the spice of life. Just enough makes our life interesting and meaningful but too much can suck the joy out of it. Staff will learn the critical skills to not just survive, but thrive from stress, both at work and at home.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the physiology of stress and the General Adaptation Syndrome 
  • Utilize the basic strategies to restore homeostasis, including diaphragmatic breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and meditation
  • Comprehend the stress hardiness attitudes and apply these both at home and at work
  • Utilize strategies to regulate emotions in the cognitive, affective, and behavioral domains


Dates of Workshop

Reference #

Delivery Format

Meeting Days/Time



11/16/12 743316 F2F Friday
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Kendall/6103 Dominic Brucato
Juan Abascal


Registration information
Course ID: CTD0742d 
Course Title: Positive Attitudes 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.