Managing Anger

Anger mismanaged can have massively destructive consequences. . Anger is a natural response to feeling attacked, deceived, frustrated or treated unfairly. Anger is often perceived as negative, however it can be positive when it motivates us to create change. Anger is a normal emotion that effectively managed helps guide us to decisions that move us forwards. Used in conduction with assertiveness skills, anger can help use to direct others to change their behaviours where those behaviours are having a negative impact on our lives. However, mismanaged anger can lead to destructive and even dangerous reactions. Managing anger is a teachable skill that many people have not learned. Learning how to manage anger instead of reacting to it will upskill service users to respond instead of reacting to situations and communicate their effectively. Being able to teach service users to manage to take responsibility of their emotions will equip them to more easily reach their potential. If your team could benefit from learning to help others to manage their anger, then contact us to access the managing anger course.

An Introduction to the Betterminds' Managing Anger Course

The Betterminds Managing Anger Course will teach you how to manage and assess critical anger situations for both yourself and others. It will also teach your team valuable tools and techniques to help them help other to have greater awareness of their feelings and be able to make effective actions to reduce anger before they lose control.

The course is designed to be able to cascade self-management tools so those that those you work with can learn to be more self-aware, alert to their own triggers and manage their anger. Learning this skill set will help to build resilience and change unhelpful thinking patterns so that people can operate in a more calm, controlled and an emotionally intelligent manner. Ultimately this course will support you and your team to help others reach their full potential by being more alert to managing their feelings, instead of their feelings manage them.

How Long is the Managing Anger Course?

The Betterminds Managing Anger Course usually runs for a single day, this may be extended depending on the requirements of your organisation.

What Will My Team Gain From The Betterminds' Managing Anger Course

The Betterminds Managing Anger Course is intended to teach the real purpose of anger and how best to deal with it within the workplace. The courses offers tools and techniques used to identify and express anger appropriately. This will allow people you support to express and get their needs met, continue to grow and move forwards. Ultimately it will also result in them being able to make good choices and communicate effectively.

Your team will learn the best strategies to act in conflict situations and emotional outburst in and out of the workplace. They will learn to rapidly defuse situations and upskill service users in self-regulating their emotions to effect better outcomes.

Teams will help nurture a growth mindset where appropriate challenges are encouraged.

This skill set will contribute to a calmer environment allowing KPI outcomes to be reached more easily.

Where Will The Betterminds' Managing Anger Course Be Useful

This course will be effective in any intense work environment or any other high-pressure work environments. This course is especially effective for teams who support those who are acutely vulnerable and who are susceptible to emotional outbursts. Managing anger courses have been delivered in a range of setting and are vital skill sets for mental health practitioners, substance misuse and addiction workers, education staff, probation and all criminal justice staff and any social care providers including social prescribers.

What Are The Primary Course Objectives

  • Know the purpose of anger
  • Understand the difference between useful and problematic anger
  • Know some key tools and techniques to manage anger
  • Awareness of some tools to defuse challenging situations
  • Know when to withdraw from high risk situations and how to keep everyone safe in highly charged situations
  • Practise some managing anger techniques
  • Be a more confident and capable practitioner

What Else Will Our Team Learn

  • You and your team will learn how to respond to clients in difficult situations
  • You and your team will learn how to manage stress to help reduce anger
  • To build a culture to appropriately express emotions
  • Create a safe and calm working environment