Introduction to the anger management package. Session 1. Introduction to Anger Management (1). Session 2. Introduction to Anger Management (2). Session 3. Learning about feelings and anger. Session 4. Learning about helpful and unhelpful ways. Session 5. Learning to relax (1). Session 6. Learning to relax (2). Session 7. Learning to think calmly (1). Session 8. Learning to think calmly (2). Session 9. Learning to think calmly (3). Session 10. Learning to handle problems. Session 11. Learning to speak up for ourselves. Session 12. Putting it all together.
Complete training programme for helping people with intellectual or physical disabilities to deal with anger in constructive and effective ways
Hrepsime Gulbenkoglu is a psychologist with 22 years' experience in the physical and multiple disabilities area. She has a B.A and postgraduate qualification in Psychology from the University of Istanbul, Turkey. She as worked with children and adults with disabilities and their families in Australia and overseas providing psychological assessment, behavioural intervention and counselling services. She works as a senior clinician with the Statewide Specialist Services team with Scope (Vic.) Ltd. providing external consultancies, direct services and training. Nick Hagiliassis is a psychologist with eight years' experience in the disability field. He completed a BSc and an MPsych at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and currently works as the Discipline Specific Advisor (Psychology) with the Statewide Specialist Services team with Scope (Vic.) Ltd., and also provides direct services to children and adults with disabilities and their families. Nick's clinical and research interests are in the areas of psychological assessment and learning disabilities.Scope (Vic.) Ltd is a non-profit organisation providing disability services throughout Melbourne and Victoria, Australia, to over thousands of children and adults with physical and multiple disabilities. Many more people make use of Scope's information, support and assessment services.
Gulbenkoglu and Hagiliassis make a strong case for the need for
anger management programs among disabled individuals with
intellectual or communication disabilities, and they have also
compiled a training package that may have clinical utility.
Gulbenkoglu and Hagiliassis's text provides a perfect starting
point for further research. -- PsycCRITIQUES
In terms of supporting people with acquired brain injuries the structured learning regime would for most people work well. Additionally the clearly scripted self management resources may well prove useful in delivering clear and precise coping strategies. -- The Encephalitis Society
The packaging covers such topics as feelings and anger, helpful and unhelpful ways of dealing with anger, learning to relax, thinking calmly, handling problems, speaking up for ourselves, and "putting it all together" in behavioural terms. -- Book News
This is an easy-to-read, structured, 12 session programme package. The session flowed well, following the constructs of cognitive-behavioural techniques, with a heavy emphasis on pictographs to aid understanding. -- The Psychologist