Anger Management: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach

$9.00 | CE Hours:3.00 | Intermediate

Anger Management Client Workbook Free Download
Approved by Oregon DHS for AMH, APD and DD 

CEU Course Description

This course was developed from the US Department of Health and Human Services publication which outlines a cognitive behavioral therapy approach to treating anger management for substance abuse and mental health clients. Many substance abuse and mental health clients are victims of traumatic life events, which lead to substance use, anger, and violence. This course will provide tools to help deal with these issues. Substance abuse and mental health clinicians as well as anyone who wants to learn more about anger issuesand the management of these issues will benefit from the descriptions of the 12 week anger management group treatment plan that is presented.

Article Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Patrick M. Reilly, Ph.D., Michael S. Shopshire, Ph.D.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1. Recognize the purpose, conceptual framework, and rationale for anger management treatment and learn to analyze and identify an anger episode and the events that indicate an escalation of anger.

2. Exhibit an understanding of cognitive behavioral strategies for controlling anger including cognitive restructuring and thought stopping.

3. Review the Conflict Resolution Model of anger management and learn to recognize assertive responses to anger rather than aggressive or passive responses.

4. Examine the relationship between responses to anger and past familial interactions and how one's past has influenced thoughts, feelings, and attitudes



Date Added: 2011-09-21

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