Course Description

  • Overview

    This course provides an introduction to the key skills and underpinning knowledge required to effectively manage adrenal response to avoid freezing and panicking and ultimately to perform more effectively in stressful situations.

  • Goal & Objective

    This short, intensive and informative Stressful Situation Response (SSR) program is designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge to manage your adrenal response effectively and perform more efficiently if you are involved in a stressful or threatening situation.

  • Course Duration

    Est. hours to complete : 0.7 Hour

The following topics will be covered:

  • What adrenal response is

  • How adrenal response affects us

  • Adrenal response management (managing flight and fight responses)

  • How to cope better in stressful situations

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Welcome to the Stressful Situation Response Course

    • How to use this course

    • SSR Covid-19 Introduction by Dr Gav Schneider

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Introduction to Stressful Situation Response

    • Overview

    • Lesson 1: Introduction to adrenal response management

    • WHO Public Advice Print Out

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Stressful Situation Part 1

    • Overview of Part 1

    • Lesson 1: Stressful Situation Response Part 1

    • Chapter 3 Print Out

    • Lesson 2: Cartoon Video

    • Chapter 3 Knowledge Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Stressful Situation Response Part 2

    • Overview of Part 2

    • Lesson 1: Stressful Situation Response Part 2

    • Chapter 4 Print Out

    • Lesson 2: Cartoon Video

    • Chapter 4 Knowledge Test

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Conclusion

    • Conclusion Video

  • 6

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...



Group CEO, Risk 2 Solution

Dr Gav Schneider

Acknowledged Risk Leader 

Dr Gav is the Group CEO of Risk 2 Solution and is an acknowledged subject matter expert on human centric and integrated risk management. He has a broad background in safety and security, emergency management and incident response, with extensive senior level management and leadership experience. 

He has led numerous, high-level consulting and advisory projects and has two decades of Operational Specialised Risk Management, Cultural Change, Security and Safety experience in over 16 countries. Dr Gav has a National Security Clearance NV1 and is a fellow of ARPI, ISRM, GIA, IML as well as a RSecP and CPP. He is considered Australia’s leader in the field of Psychology of Risk. 

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Criminology
  • Certificate in Disruptive Strategy (Harvard Business School) 
  • Master of Technology in Security and Risk Management 
  • Graduate Diploma in Management (Learning) & Strategic Leadership 
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrated Risk

Recent Projects

  • 2019 - Department of Defence – Risk Appetite, Tolerance and Risk Intelligence project
  • 2019 – QLD Police Counter-Terrorism Command – Capability development
  • 2018/19 - QLD Department of State Development’s Special Projects Unit – Risk Expert
  • 2018 – Federal Dept. of Home Affairs – Risk and situational awareness project consultancy

Learn how to effectively manage stressful situations with this short course.