This What’s Good About Anger? 26-week/hour Anger Management Online Certificate Course is geared for individuals who desire personal growth or are court/employer mandated to take anger management. Includes combination book/workbook, Video on flash drive (65 min), quizzes and certificate upon completion.
Please check with the court or employer for pre-approval.
Overview and Instructions
Lessons (each lesson equals one hour of course work):
- 1.Anger: friend or foe?
- 2. The Process of Anger – its triggers
- 3.What IS Good About Anger?
- 4. Defusing Anger by Managing Stress
- 5. Handling Anger Effectively
- 6. Anger and Assertiveness
- 7. Managing Conflict
- 8. Turn Your Anger into Forgiveness
- 9. When to Take a Time-Out
- 10.Plan to Change Your Life by Changing Your Thinking
Part Two: Building Personal & Relationship Skills to Drain Anger
- Empathy and Emotional Intelligence
- Building Successful Relationships
- Case Study Application
- Reinterpreting Judgments and Expectations
- Choosing Behavior Alternatives
- Assertiveness Skills and The ASERT Approach
Part Three: Managing Conflict and Anger – Not People
- Evaluating Your Conflict Style
- What’s Good About Conflict?
- Keys to Collaboration
- Four Steps to Managing Anger
- Winning or Resolving Conflict Amicably?
- Applying the SUM-UP and CONNECT Skills
- Control Issues – Take Responsibility
- Stress Inventory and Personal Adjustment Evaluation
- Stress Relievers
- Conflict and Control Issues
Are you mandated by a court, employer, school or institution to take an anger management course? This certificate course includes 26 weeks/hours of lessons and assignments based on the fourth edition of What’s Good About Anger? with expanded topics, DVD, quizzes, final exam, recommendations and a 26 week/hour certificate of completion. View course outline below.
Many courts and employers throughout the USA have approved our online and home study anger management courses. This distance-learning anger management course is presented by Lynette Hoy, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois, a National Certified Counselor and crisis counselor. Lynette Hoy has been credentialed by the National Anger Management Association (NAMA) as an Anger Management Specialist-V. Mrs. Hoy is a Diplomate, Anger Management Consultant and Supervisor with NAMA. Lynette is the co-author of all editions of What’s Good About Anger?, the author of all the workbooks and training manuals. Mrs. Hoy has trained hundreds of students and clients in anger and conflict management.
Certificate is granted when the test is completed. Contact Lynette Hoy for questions about these courses or call 630.368.1880.
The 26-week course covers the following topics and goals:
Teaches how to decrease stress and turn anger into assertiveness, problem-solving, conflict management, empathy and forgiveness! Participants learn to identify the problem, power and process of anger (from annoyance to bitterness or rage); effective examples of “good anger”; and how research-based skills impact anger and can be used for good purposes.
Participants will gain a new perspective on anger, how to prevent flare-ups and how to better manage responses to provoking situations. Chronic anger can be costly – physically, emotionally and relationally. Most people can use their anger in appropriate ways in some situations, and yet can be ineffectual or harmful in other situations. Participation in this anger management course can reduce levels of anger, and help individuals learn ways to direct anger into healthy, effective coping behaviors to stop escalation, achieve healthy goals and to resolve conflicts.
Logging anger, triggering situations and applying new approaches helps individuals to contain and manage anger.
Goals: To reduce levels of anger in provocative situations. To learn effective coping behaviors in order to halt escalation of anger and to resolve conflicts.
The What’s Good About Anger? 26-week/hour anger management program employs these major areas and anger control interventions:
- Identifying triggers
- Logging scenarios
- Applying new skills such as: time-outs, prayer
- Addressing issues with assertiveness
- Establishing a plan of action
- Relaxation Techniques
- Learning to negotiate
- Stress Management Skills
- Changing self-talk
- Managing Stress
- Learning to forgive
- Managing Conflict
- Gaining Control Over Emotions
- Building Relationship Skills
- Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills
- Applying Collaboration Skills
- Building Healthy Relationships
- Learning to Problem-solve