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Think First and Anger Coping training

School-based group interventions that focus on developing anger management skills tailored to the special needs of elementary and high school students.


Think First

Think First is a school-based group intervention designed to be used in the high school setting for students in grades 9-12. Facilitated by clinicians, Think First aims to equip students with the social processing and behavioral skills needed to reduce impulsive and reactive aggressive responses to anger. Students learn skills such as: strategies for addressing trigger events, understanding physiological responses to anger, connection between thoughts-feelings-behavior, social problem solving, self-calming techniques, attribution retraining, and strategies for managing conflicts.


Anger Coping

Anger Coping is a school-based group intervention that focuses on developing anger management skills and is designed to be used in elementary school settings for grades 1-8. Anger Coping aims to equip students with the social processing and behavioral skills needed to reduce impulsive and reactive aggressive responses to anger. AC is facilitated by clinicians. Students learn skills such as: the anger continuum, understanding physiological responses to anger, connection between thoughts-feelings-behavior, social problem solving, and self-calming techniques. Think First and Anger Coping are 1.5 day trainings. Both trainings include a focus on referral and screening processes to be embedded within the school to help identify students in need of intervention.