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The PCS approach to coping with stress enables people to deal with their personal realities and adopt an active approach to dealing with the causes and effects of stress.
Our Current Realities:
•   People have to do more with less resulting in continuous pressure at work.
   Work pressure cascades into personal life resulting in imbalances
   Diversity in workplace unfamiliar territory for most employees
   Negative stress results in low productivity and increased absenteeism at work.
   People who do not cope find it difficult to embark on productive relationships in work teams and in
    personal life
   People who do not cope with stress results in a direct cost to company
   Canada 1994: Cost of non coping employees to business $14 billion
   USA 1995: Cost of non coping employees to business $56 billion
   Great Britain: Cost of non coping employees to business £70 billion
   Absenteeism  in British companies cost £14 million in two organisations
 
Solution
   Enable employees to cope with stress by means of an intervention supporting the development and
    implementation of active coping strategies
   Enable employees to identify problems and suggest solutions (problem solving vs. problem reporting)
   Invest in a proactive solution to deal with stress – people do not cope, and then they stress!
 
Benefits to Delegates
   Will be able to formulate and implement realistic active coping strategies and plans
   Embark on healthier life style
   Be more productive in work resulting in improved performance and resulting rewards
   Embark on healthy relationships
   Become a proactive person who is respected by others

Benefits to Employers
   Healthier Members
   More Productive Workforce
   Productive relationships beyond race, age, gender, etc.
   Problem solving culture in business
   Lower absenteeism
   More proactive response to change
   Potential for bottom-up innovation and suggestions