Understanding and Implementing CBT for Children and Adolescents with Anger Management Issues.
Restorative Counseling Services, LLC
Children and adolescent’s problems with anger represents one of the most common referrals for therapists. Anger is the most misunderstood and mismanaged of all feelings. This Training will help attendees to develop anger management treatment plans using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
1) Describe several theories of anger disorder development.
2) Identify at least three important reasons for using CBT for anger management.
3) Demonstrate how to use CBT to develop a therapeutic alliance with angry clients
4) Demonstrate at least 5 CBT techniques to use for managing anger.
10:00-11:00~ The Neuroscience of the Angry Brain
-Anger systems in the brain
-The fight-flight-freeze response of anger
-Connections between the frontal and temporoparietal region
-How breathing affects the survival brain
-Why fighting/hiding anger does not work
-Introducing CBT and its principles
-Where is the evidence
-Process Cognitive Treatment Components ABC’s
-Short video on CBT
12:30-1:30~ Shame, Fear, Guilt, and the Underlying Causes of Anger
-Avoidance, shame, fear and guilt
-The connection between anger and grief
-The cycle of anger
- How anger styles inform your clinical approach
- Masked anger
- Explosive anger
- Chronic anger
- Passive aggressive
1:30-3:00~ Cognitive Approaches to Challenge the Dysfunctional Thoughts
Group Activities /Q&A
-CBT exercises to reduce negative self-talk
-Cognitive restructuring and diffusion from judgmental thoughts
- Problem-solving and hypothetical situation training
- Creative thought stopping tools for emotional regulation
- Distraction and disengagement strategies
Counselors, Play Therapist, Social workers School Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapist
Refunds are provided only if canceled 5 days prior to the event date. No credits will be issued.
Monique Johnson, Ed.S, LPC-S, RPT-S, CCBT