Welcome to training in evidence-based solutions for stress and successful adaptation to change

Snapshot overview of SWC(c) certification training:  Training is focused on applications …  serving both public and private sector workplaces and for one-to-one counseling / coaching practices Training for the SWC(c) diploma is conducted online in one fourteen-week semester OR in Self-Paced online format.  It focuses on the applied skills for (1) conducting presentations, (2) skills training workshops, (3) one-to-one or group-based coaching and (4) professionally confident consulting.

Theory and underlying research have been distilled, based in 36 years’ Institute applications, to the foundational propositions and evidence-based tools required for practitioner success in the SWC’s marketing and professional practice.

♦♦ Accommodating student’s schedules, SWC online training is now available in Self-Paced format  [see Format #2 below] ♦♦


The SWC(c) program is the most complete, efficient and evidence-based professional training you will find

Its curriculum “building blocks” have been selected so as to be flexibly matched by the SWC to a wide range of needs and practice settings … with an emphasis on the workplace, public health or private practice.

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♦ Learn more about becoming a SWC(c)
 To discover

(a)  How your SWC competencies are flexibly adaptable to meet each client’s needs click here,  and

(b)  What SWC graduates are saying about SWC training, click here.

Two alternative SWC(c) training formats
Training Format #1:  Live, online interactive classes

One full semester (28 class meetings over 14 weeks) featuring lectures and all-to-all application-focused discussions led by Dr. Earle and enriched by the challenges and solutions shared by fellow students … already mature in their range of workplace or health discipline careers. Office-Hour meetings with Dr. Earle are scheduled as needed.


♦  Scheduled Start Dates: September 15, 2018 and February 9, 2019

♦  Tuition*: $3800.00 (Cdn) Payable in three installments

♦  Learn more or request Application form … Contact: Margaret Dopson, M.A.Sc., Director, Distance Training   mdopson@stresscanada.org

Training Format #2:  Self-Paced study

♦  Audit all 28 SWC class meetings in prerecorded MP4 format featuring …

♦  All 28 live interactive class meetings, including:

♦  Lectures, PPTs, readings, three assignments

♦  Discussions and Q & A of concern to students from a recent “live / online” SWC training program

♦  Office-Hour meetings with Dr. Earle are scheduled to occur at five key milestones in the student’s skill-mastery progress

♦  Self-paced study is expected to be completed within 28 or fewer weeks  ♦


♦  Scheduled Start Date: Within two weeks of your approved course registration

♦  Tuition*: $2850.00 (Cdn) Payable in two installments: (1) Upon Institute acceptance of student’s registration; and (2) During student’s 14th week of Self-Paced study

♦  Learn more or request Application form … Contact: Margaret Dopson, MA.Sc., Director, Distance Training  mdopson@stresscanada.org