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Anger Management: The Complete Treatment Guidebook for Practitioners

Author: Howard Kassinove & Raymond Chip Tafrate

Course Created: 2002

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 5 hours
3.6 out of 4.0, Based on: 5 reviews

Course Summary

Anger Management: The Complete Treatment Guidebook for Practitioners presents a comprehensive anger management program, with case examples, exercises, and easy to use client handouts.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  1. Anger
  2. The Anger Episode Model
  3. Assessment and Diagnosis
  4. Overview of the Anger Management Program
  5. Assessing and Increasing Motivation
  6. Developing a Strong Therapeutic Alliance
  7. Increasing Awareness of Anger
  8. Avoidance and Escape
  9. Managing Physical Arousal
  10. Building Life Skills
  11. Social Problem Solving
  12. Exposure
  13. Fostering Cognitive Change I: Seeing the world realistically
  14. Fostering Cognitive Change II: Building a more flexible philosophy
  15. Forgiveness
  16. Relapse Prevention
  17. Anger Reduction for Practitioners
  18. Sample Anger Management Treatment Programs

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss proposed anger diagnoses.
  • Describe treatment programs for anger.
  • Explain relaxation techniques used to treat anger.
  • Describe the benefits of forgiveness.


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