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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Seven components had consistent signals of effectiveness: interpersonal skills training, emotional regulation, alcohol and drug education, mindfulness, problem solving, assertiveness training, and stress management.
It also provided social support, assertiveness training and preceptor training.
The goal of this pilot study was thus to develop a single-session universal program (the OKS program), consider its adaptation to Japanese school settings, and examine the possibilities of its use, compared with the assertiveness training program (AT) currently used in the Tokyo metropolitan area as an active control group.
We might enroll in an assertiveness training workshop to help us overcome our shyness.
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.
train the trainer), dangerous goods handling, assertiveness training, etc.are not specified in the CPD programme booklet.
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 present study employed an experimental research designs (with pre-test, post-test, control and experimental groups, and randomly assigned participants in the groups) to examine the effects of the independent variable (decisiveness and assertiveness training) on the dependent variable (mental and social adjustment).
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.