Anger Management - Understanding Anger Course Outline

Anger Management - Understanding Anger

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What is Anger?

About Anger

Pre-Assignment Review

Session Three: Costs and Pay-Offs

The Costs of Anger

What Are Your Anger Pay-Offs?

Session Four: The Anger Process

What is the Process?

Understanding Trigger Thoughts

Using an Anger Log

Considering Our Anger

Session Five: How Does Anger Affect Our Thinking?

Is Anger the Best Response?

Distorted Thinking

Session Six: Understanding Behavior Types

Session Seven: Managing Anger

Coping Strategies

Sanctuary

Relaxation Techniques

Session Eight: Communication Tips and Tricks

Asking Good Questions

Active Listening Skills

The Assertive Formula

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan