As teen anger simmers and erupts with increasing frequency in middle and high schools across the nation, counselors’ ability to help teens cope with and appropriately channel anger is more important than ever. Staying Cool … When You’re Steaming Mad is an anger-management curriculum designed for use with individuals, groups, or in classroom settings. The program’s 10 sessions guide you from group formation through an easy-to-follow, session-by-session exploration of anger topics to group closure.
Featured topics are:
- Beginning the Group (Session 1)
- Understanding Anger (Session 2)
- Communicating Anger (Sessions 3–4)
- Expressing Anger (Sessions 5–6)
- Thinking About Anger (Sessions 7–8)
- Transforming Anger (Session 9)
- Closing the Group (Session 10)
Also includes suggestions for identifying candidates and supplemental activities helpful to students who need more skill-based practice and CD with PDF files of the reproducible pages. If you have ever had to diffuse an angry client, witnessed the suspension of a student who took anger to the extreme, or known a student whose bottled-up anger was waiting to explode, Staying Cool … When You’re Steaming Mad is for you.