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Group Proposal: Anger Management
Transcript of Group Proposal: Anger Management
25% of adolescents experience significant chronic stressor
problems w/ friends or family
Accumulated stress creates negative behaviors (anger, aggression)
Unmanaged stress can predict likelihood of poor social adjustment or anti-social behavior
Intensified anger may lead to cognitive distortions and further aggressive responses
The LFLA Connection
90+% Free/Reduced Lunch
95+% African American
Stress - Anger - Leadership
Survey through GoogleApps
Follow-up with pre-screen & selection
Theory, Style, Techniques
References, Informed Consent, Evaluation
Males vs. Females w/ Violence
Males experience/witness more
Females distress more over exposure
Increases likelihood of experiencing chronic stress
Less social support
More difficulties w/ coping
African American youth over-represented in economically disadvantaged communities
Approximately 75% in low income witness community violence
Theory & Style
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
8 weeks sessions
45 minutes weekly
New groups every 8 weeks
Personal Goal Setting
Relaxation & Breathing
Unconditional Positive Regard
Flexible yet directive
demographics, school calendar, family acceptable anger
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