Courses in Anger Management For Health Care Professional
Health care professionals can obtain higher education and qualification to become a certified Anger Management Specialist. As you may know, the field of Anger Management is broad and encompasses a number of areas. Continued education courses in Anger Management cover many key topics which are necessary to gain the education and skill required become a qualified specialist in the field.
Courses in Anger Management are offered by the American Institute of Health Care Professionals. The institute has prerequisites that must be met in order to be admitted into the continuing education courses. Applicants need to be either a licensed health care professional or hold a degree in a health related field. Once this requirement is met, the program offers open enrollment and individuals are able to apply and commence their study whenever they wish. Five courses are offered in Anger Management that need to be completed within two years from the time you enroll.
Courses in Anger Management are designed to provide knowledge and skills for individuals to further specialize in different areas relating to anger management. They focus on important aspects in professional practice including consultation, teaching and counseling clients. In order to obtain certification, individuals need to complete all five courses in Anger Management. Courses are accessed through an online classroom on the program web site. Each course comes with a syllabus, course information, and Power Point lectures, along with a course exam and evaluation. The structure and layout of the courses is intended to facilitate independent learning and the program also comes with individual mentoring from the faculty.
The five courses deal with different aspects of anger management, including concepts & theories, child anger, domestic violence, anger in the workplace and effective anger management approaches. These focus areas that are addressed in the program are designed to provide you with important knowledge and skill that will be relevant to your practice as an Anger Management specialist.
The introductory Anger Management course aims to provide a necessary foundational knowledge in the field. This involves a comprehensive analysis of concepts and theories relating to anger as well as effective management techniques and interventions that you can put into practice as a specialist. Students have access to a comprehensive course textbook that has been authored by well known practitioners, researchers and teachers of Anger Management. You will be able to engage with the “anger episode model”, which is based on research and practice. Mastering this model will enable you learn how to effectively assist clients – to help with their understanding of their own anger and how they can go about to control and prevent it. Other methodologies to manage clients are also examined in this course, including ways to improve problem solving, life skills and responses to anger.
Another course in this program looks at dealing with child anger. It focuses on anger in children, how they react and the best methods to effectively manage child anger. As child assessment is a crucial component, the course reviews accurate models for evaluating child anger. The course’s other key focus is on how to assist parents in managing with their angry child, which requires effective teaching. Different management models and techniques are covered, including traditional behavior management and motivation models.
Domestic violence and anger management is another one of the courses offered within the anger management certification program. Domestic violence, what it refers to and its repercussions will be discussed in detail in order to gain the understanding necessary to approach clients on this matter. Different types of anger will be looked at, as well as strategies to work with clients and help them deal with their anger effectively, including the Anger Wheel model.
As well as these topics, there are courses dedicated to anger in the workplace and effective techniques in anger management. At the completion of the program, you will gain certification as an Anger Management specialist. Your qualifications will include anger management consultation and counseling, conflict resolution, assessment of anger, therapeutic interventions, child anger issues and workplace anger. As a specialist, you will be able to work with clients or groups to help them deal with anger issues or situational conflicts using appropriate strategies, interventions or mediation. You will be able to conduct accurate anger and conflict assessment, and work alongside clients to devise a practical action plan to manage their anger effectively.
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