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How to Be Angry

How to Be Angry

An Assertive Anger Expression Group Guide for Kids and Teens

Signe Whitson
Foreword by Dr Nicholas Long

Paperback: £20.99 / $29.95

2011, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 216pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-867-4, BIC 2: JNH JKSN JKSN2

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Foreword by Nicholas J. Long. Introduction. About this book. Who is How to Be Angry for? Facilitator qualifications. Creating a positive group environment. Using the curriculum. Feedback. Part 1: Exploring Anger Behaviors. Session 1 That Makes Me So Mad!: Identifying Common Anger Triggers. Session 2 Decisions, Decisions! Four Choices in Anger Expression. Session 3 Sugarcoated Hostility: The Five Levels of Passive Aggressive Behavior. Session 4 Behind the Mask: Exploring Public Faces and Private Realities. Session 5 More than Words Can Express: How Body Language and Tone of Voice Can Say It All. Part 2: Developing Assertive Anger Expression Skills. Session 6 I Feel Angry: Using I-Messages to Express Anger Assertively. Session 7 Yes, No, or Maybe So: Assertive Skills for Disagreeing Without Arguing. Session 8 Keeping Bullies at Bay, Part 1: The Five Ws of Bullying. Session 9 Keeping Bullies at Bay, Part 2: Four Rules for Using Assertive Communication to Stand Up to Bullies. Session 10 "May I Please" and "No Can Do:" Guidelines for Assertively Making and Refusing Requests. Session 11 "That's So Nice of You to Say:" Assertive Strategies for Giving and Receiving Compliments. Session 12 On the Receiving End: Three Steps for Responding Assertively to Anger. Session 13 Four Square Problem-Solving: Finding Win-Win Solutions. Part 3: Committing to Assertive Anger Expression. Session 14 What's the Plan?: Replacing Self-Defeating Patterns and Committing to Assertive Behaviors. Session 15 Putting It All Together: Choosing to Use Assertive Behaviors to Express Anger. References.

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