Putting Out the Fire: Dealing Effectively with Anger
Participants learn: (1) anger is a feeling and feelings are okay; (2) anger is okay; (3) abuse and violence are not okay; (4) constructive ways to handle your own anger; (5) constructive ways to deal with other people's anger; and (6) anger rules keep everyone safe.
This three-hour workshop engages participants in discussion designed to learn from their experiences and the experiences of others in the group; self-assessment and self-reflection; mini lectures; and small-group exercises. The agenda includes:
What is anger?
How to identify personal triggers and the early stages of anger.
How to distinguish between emotions and behavior.
Healthy ways to express anger.
Constructive ways to defuse other people's anger.
Alternatives to physical and verbal violence.
Anger as a motivator for change.
Anger rules to keep everyone safe.
To schedule this course for your group, please contact Good Shepherd Mediation Program at (215) 843-5413.