Whilst we tend to construe anger as a bad thing, anger involves both positive and negative aspects. The negative aspects are all too familiar i.e. your thinking becomes clouded, you may become overly defensive, and you might act on your anger in a violent or aggressive way. The positive aspects which are often overlooked are that we often express our feelings when we otherwise might repress them, we have heightened energy levels due to physiological arousal, and we can often solve problems and take control whilst we are in this elevated state. The idea behind anger management is not to remove all anger, but to manage it by channeling it into the positive aspects and away from the negative aspects. If anger is expressed in acceptable and appropriate ways then it can be productive rather than destructive.
We all experience anger, though some people might be considered more bad tempered than others. Given that anger is a strong emotion, it can become too strong and over-bearing. When this happens, people may over-react. At such times it is possible to draw other people in and so the anger escalates.
There are many anger management techniques ranging from relaxation exercises to changing thought patterns, learning how to communicate better to reducing stress levels.
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The course covers the below topics:
Nature and Scope of Anger
Managing Anger with Counselling
Managing Anger with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Anger Management Techniques for Violence
Anger Management for People with Mental Health Issues
Managing Anger in Children and Adolescents
Anger Management for People with Special Difficulties
Anger Management Services
Deciding on a Course of Action
Discuss the nature and scope of anger including psychological and physiological manifestations.
Explain the biological, social and psychological causes of anger and the strategies used by counsellors to deal with the underlying causes in an effort to diffuse the build up of anger in people
Explain how anger problems can be addressed through the application of cognitive behavioural counselling
Discuss anger management techniques to diffuse violent outbursts and manage violence
Consider anger management issues for people with specific mental health issues.
Explain the causes of anger in children and adolescents, and review a wide range of techniques for addressing those issues.
Determine the nature and scope of anger management services in society.
Identify ways to support clients seeking anger management services
Evaluate a situation where anger is becoming a problem and determine an appropriate course to follow in response to the problem.
Successful completion of this course will complement the below careers:
- Community Services
- Human Resource Management
- Business Manager
- Retail Staff/Manager
This is also an excellent course for personal development or self enhancement and could be used to form or maintain good relationships.
100 hours of Study
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This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
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