assertiveness training


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asser′tiveness train`ing


n.
behavior therapy in which one is taught how to assert oneself constructively through direct expression of both positive and negative feelings.
[1970–75]
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Noun1.assertiveness training - a method of psychotherapy that reinforces you for stating negative and positive feelings directlyassertiveness training - a method of psychotherapy that reinforces you for stating negative and positive feelings directly
behavior modification, behavior therapy - psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
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We are also delivering a free oneday assertiveness training workshop for young people aged nine to 12 worried about bullying, at Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle on Thursday, December 7.
Finally, in 2015, Obiageli also reported that assertiveness training was effective in addressing negative self-image.
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Paterson describes a woman who took assertiveness training with him and complained bitterly about her teenage son, who would borrow her car and invariably bring it home with the gas tank dry, no matter how much she scolded.
The chapters on adults cover assessing hearing acuity and speech recognition, listening devices and related technology, audiovisual speech perception and speech-reading training, communication strategies and conversational styles, assessment of conversational fluency and communication difficulties, communication strategies training, counseling, psychosocial support, and assertiveness training, and aural rehabilitation plans.
The instruments used to collect the data were Adjustment, Decisiveness, Assertiveness, and Assertiveness Training questionnaires.
Assertiveness training might also help, so speak to your doctor about this.
This may be enough to bring her round but she may never change, so speak to HR about a management or assertiveness training course to help you deal with her.
Adrienne has specialized training and experience in assisting clients in working with issues related to depression, anxiety, and interpersonal relationships—including couples and family counseling, communication and assertiveness training, anger management and stress management.
Albert's training allowed him to be used within our fitness program to teach multiple life skills classes such as effective communication, anger and stress management, and assertiveness training.
This will include a programme called Off You Grow, which will offer confidence building and assertiveness training to schoolgirls in deprived areas, plus a project targeted at girls from African-Caribbean backgrounds.
However, the studies conducted do not explicitly express the repercussions of an adequate level of assertiveness or the result of assertiveness training on academic performance as assessed by academic grades (Kamalanabhan, 1998; Rajendran & Kaliappan, 1991).