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Table 2 Intervention components

From: Can we prepare healthcare professionals and students for involvement in stressful healthcare events? A mixed-methods evaluation of a resilience training intervention

Goal Targets Materials Techniques
More flexible thinking Normalise stress and failure experience; increase awareness of negative thinking habits, interactions between behaviour, mood and cognition, understanding of interactions between physiology and cognition - towards personal action plan Video case studies; worksheets; tailored case studies; videos of techniques such as breathing exercises Experiential exercises; group discussion, reflection; psychoeducation; individual exercises and homework in preparation for coaching phase
Higher self-esteem Increasing awareness of self-esteem and its impacts; increasing personal self-esteem when experiencing stress and feelings of failure Worksheets of esteem exercises; self-affirmations; information Experiential exercise, group discussion and individual exercises and homework in preparation for coaching phase
Better explanatory style Increasing understanding of and impact of explanatory styles in the context of stress and failure; increasing ability to identify and correct personal habits Tailored case study Didactic session, group discussion and reflection, individual exercises and homework in preparation for coaching phase