Assertiveness NBCC, NASW approved.
After completing this course, you will be able to:.
- Provide a definition of healthy assertive action.
- Describe how the goal of achieving equality in a multicultural, pluralistic society has become challenging.
- Give Assertiveness Inventory test to your clients.
- Help your clients prepare the Personal Growth Lo
- Discuss various elements of the definition of assertiveness.
- Contrast assertive, nonassertive and aggressive actions.
- Classify assertive and aggressive behaviors.
- Select various social, familial and work-related situations and formulate assertive, nonassertive and aggressive responses to each situation.
- Identify and expound upon the key components of assertive behavior.
- Identify three major characteristics of healthy personal growth and describe the behavioral model based on these qualities.
- Describe the deleterious effect of the continuous cycle of attitude, behavior and feedback.
- Identify the thoughts that get in the way of self-assertion.
- Explain to a client three “cognitive-behavioral” methods developed for dealing with thinking patterns.
- Explain the SUD scale and its application to assertiveness training.
- Explain the two methods for overcoming anxiety.
- Outline step-by-step the process of becoming assertive.
- Describe the step-by-step process for increasing your assertiveness.
- List 5 types of love and explain how assertiveness is important in building equal relationship
- List 5 areas in anger management on which most mental health professionals agree.
- Distinguish between facts, theories and myths about anger.
- Identify 5 elements that may contribute toward making people angry.
- Outline 32 steps to managing anger.
- Explore with your client some of the most common put-down behaviors and what to do about them.
- Define intimacy and list six major dimensions which make for genuine intimacy.
- Classify various sexual communication types and describe their traits and body language.
- Distinguish between male and female sexual attitudes and behavior
- List some general ways in which one can practice assertion on the job.
- Describe how one can use his or her assertiveness skills in job search.
- Practice assertiveness in on-the-job relationships, dealing with supervisors and supervisees, and other coworkers.
- Describe 11 action steps you can take when confronted by someone who’s trying to push you around.
- Describe guidelines and procedures which can help when you’re confronted with a particularly difficult person or situation.
- Identify situations when it makes sense to be assertive and those when it’s better to walk away.
- List potential adverse reactions to asserti
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