– 8:40 am
Introduction and Workshop Orientation.
– 9:00 am
“The Anger Chain Reaction” -- A fun-filled
way for participants to learn how anger escalates
without being noticed until it is has become explosive.
– 9:15 am
and discuss the elements and causes of anger.
– 10:00 am
The Invisible Epidemic - Consequences of Anger on
Relationships, Employment and Health – an
analysis of the way in which inappropriate expressions
of anger can produce serious social, economic and
medical consequences; addresses physical symptoms,
the fight or flight response, the role of the amygdala
and how it is best explained to folks with anger
10:00 – 10:15 am
– 11:15 am
Understanding the Nature of Anger and Recognizing
Anger Styles – a practical and easy to understand
Anger Styles Instrument (which will be available
to you to use with your clients) is completed by
each participant detailing their own anger style
and clearly showing what anger is – and what
it is not.
– 11:50 am
Anger Triggers and the Relationship Between Situations,
Belief Systems and Emotions – understanding
how what we think affects what we feel, and how
that can lead to outbursts of anger. Gaining insights
in these areas provides a necessary foundation for
learning how to overcome and turn off these triggers.
Learn and Practice proper relaxation and breathing
techniques – a very effective tool that anyone,
especially anger addicts, can learn to practice
to quickly defuse their typical anger response pattern.
– 1:00 pm
Lunch Break (You are on your own for lunch.)
– 1:30 pm
Assertiveness: Putting Your Anger to Work –
You will learn how to express anger in constructive,
successful ways by using healthy assertiveness skills
and processes to plan and achieve problem solving
goals in ways that are safe and respectful of all
– 1:45 pm
Exploring Assertiveness– an enjoyable, challenging,
hands on game to help you practice assertiveness
skills. This exercise makes effective use of the
Anger Bustng™ Short Scenario GAME Cards.
Debrief and discuss the six important skills you
need to know to teach proper assertiveness techniques
to your clients.
– 2:30 pm
Abstain from These Behaviors – This important
exercise will help you to recognize, understand
and teach the 16 problematic behaviors that angry
folks need to avoid and immediately stop doing.
– 2:45 pm
Exercise: Stop Anger Now – round robin, hands
on, individual interaction and practice to improve
awareness and understanding of the 16 problematic
behaviors, so you can effectively teach and train
others in how to avoid them. This exercise makes
use of our Anger Bustng™ Banned Behavior Cards.
– 3:00 pm
– 3:30 pm
Effective Conflict Resolution – identifying
the four typical emotional responses that drive
conflict AND learning to use the best strategies
to resolve conflict instead of avoiding it.
– 3:45 pm
We Can Work it Out – Collaborative Conflict
Resolution game based around Anger Bustng™
Personal Issue Cards.
– 4:15 pm
the Truth in Love – Communication strategy
that puts assertiveness into action by using proven
active listening techniques to identify important
issues without triggering the anger response.
– 4:45 pm
= Becoming – exploring 20 positive principles
to start believing in order to permanently quench
the anger fires and become a safer, happier person;
uses the Anger Bustng™ 20 Belief cards.
– 5:00 pm
The Freedom of Forgiveness – guided exercise
to dramatize how forgiveness can begin to neutralize
anger and bring lasting peace.