Certified Anger Management Treatment Professional: 2-Day Certification
Live Webcast

Certified Anger Management Treatment Professional: 2-Day Certification Course


Faculty:
Jeff Peterson
Duration:
2 Full Days
Product Code:
LWC054760
Brochure Code:
PLW70633
Media Type:
Live Webcast


Description

Working with angry clients can make sessions uncomfortable, stressful and anxiety inducing.

But all clinicians will encounter anger, whether it’s the focus of your practice, or something that arises as you help clients with trauma, anxiety, depression, shame, addiction and other issues.

This 2-Day Live Webcast Certification Course will give you the skills and clinical tools you need to confidently and effectively work with angry clients and fundamentally change their destructive relationship with anger.

Watch and get proven strategies that derail anger in the moment, challenge dysfunctional thoughts, and help clients let go of anger rooted in the past. You’ll also get detailed guidance on how to teach your clients the skills they need to constructively communicate anger without the outbursts that damage their most important relationships, jeopardize their careers, and put their health at risk.

Better still, you’ll leave this 2-Day Live Webcast Certification Course having met the full educational requirements to become a Certified Anger Management Treatment Professional (AMTP), setting yourself apart from others in your field, and letting those you work with know that you’ve invested the time and effort necessary to provide treatment at the highest level!

Sign up today, become a Certified Anger Management Treatment Professional, and get the skills and confidence you need to successfully help your clients overcome the anger damaging their lives!

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 12.5 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 12.5 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 12.5 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Counselors

This activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 760 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 12.5 credits. 


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17118 for 12.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours. 

**FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to CE Broker, while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please answer YES to the question: “Do you need your hours reported to FL CE Broker?” and include your complete license number when you are prompted (i.e. MH1234, RN9876543, OT159, etc.). After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, your information will automatically be sent to cepesi@pesi.com to be reported. If you forget to answer yes, please send an email to cepesi@pesi.com with the following information: full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, date you completed the post-test, and your name and your license number. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 12.6 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 12.6 contact hours.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 12.5 continuing education hours.


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 12.6 continuing education credits.

**FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to CE Broker, while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please answer YES to the question: “Do you need your hours reported to FL CE Broker?” and include your complete license number when you are prompted (i.e. MH1234, RN9876543, OT159, etc.). After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, your information will automatically be sent to cepesi@pesi.com to be reported. If you forget to answer yes, please send an email to cepesi@pesi.com with the following information: full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, date you completed the post-test, and your name and your license number. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.


Psychologists

This live activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this live activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.


Pennsylvania Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for the program(s). This program qualifies for 12.5 continuing education hours.


School Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development for school psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for the program. Provider #1140. PESI is offering this activity for 12.5 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 12.5 (Clinical Practice) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 12.5 (Clinical Practice) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 12.6 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

This intermediate activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.

**FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to CE Broker, while completing the online post-test/evaluation, please answer YES to the question: “Do you need your hours reported to FL CE Broker?” and include your complete license number when you are prompted (i.e. MH1234RN9876543OT159, etc.). After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, your information will automatically be sent to cepesi@pesi.com to be reported. If you forget to answer yes, please send an email to cepesi@pesi.com with the following information: full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, date you completed the post-test, and your name and your license number. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.
 

Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 12.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 


Faculty

Jeff Peterson Related seminars and products: 1

PhD, LCPC, LPC, NCC, PCC


Dr. Jeff Peterson, PhD, LCPC, LPC, NCC, PCC is a nationally certified counselor and licensed professional counselor who is a faculty member in the clinical counseling program at Northwestern University in Chicago. He also maintains a private practice where he focuses on anger issues, managing stress, couples therapy, anxiety and depression, dealing with shame and addiction, and sexual or gender identity issues.

Dr. Peterson serves on the editorial review board for the American Counseling Association and has lectured to mental health professionals throughout the country on how to avoid Microaggressions in a clinical setting, ethical concerns in therapy, and the psychological effects of shame.

He is the co-founder and organizer of the Healthcare Guild (healthcareguild.com), a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping sexual and gender minorities find affirming and culturally competent health care. Dr. Peterson is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Walden University, with a Ph.D. in clinical mental health counseling education and supervision.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Dr. Jeff Peterson maintains a private practice. He is a faculty member at Northwestern University. Dr. Peterson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Jeff Peterson is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors, American Psychological Association, and American Counseling Association


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Program Information

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Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Explore the neurobiology of anger and identify the brain regions involved in processing anger.
  2. Delineate the phases of the anger cycle and communicate how this informs clinical practice.
  3. Evaluate current trends in managing anger in substance abuse treatment.
  4. Establish the connection between anger, violence and abuse.
  5. Characterize how clients’ can be taught to identify triggers so they can choose an appropriate response strategy.
  6. Engage reluctant and treatment-resistant clients with in-session mindfulness-based strategies.
  7. Manage responses to dysfunctional thoughts and judgmental beliefs with skills that effectively intervene in these processes.
  8. Reduce the body’s anger response with mindfulness training and diaphragmatic breathing techniques that diminish the body’s fight-or-flight response.
  9. Teach clients how to communicate anger constructively with assertiveness techniques.
  10. Increase clients’ emotional vocabulary to help them handle conflict without aggression.
  11. Conduct a cost-benefit analysis intervention to demonstrate the impact of “old anger” on clients’ lives.
  12. Employ clinical strategies that help avoid automatic defensiveness in clients and allow you to work safely with aggressive personalities.

Outline

The Neuroscience of the Angry Brain

  • Anger systems in the brain
  • The fight-flight-freeze response of anger
  • Connections between the frontal and temporoparietal region
  • How breathing affects the survival brain
  • Why fighting/hiding anger doesn’t work

Anger and Co-Occurring Disorders: Trauma, Addiction, Depression and More

  • The relationship between anger and addiction
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • ODD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • When anxiety presents as anger
  • The role of anger in depression
  • Anger after trauma

Shame, Fear, Guilt and the Underlying Causes of Anger

  • Avoidance, shame, fear and guilt
  • The connection between anger and grief
  • The cycle of anger
  • How anger styles inform your clinical approach
    • Masked anger
    • Explosive anger
    • Chronic anger
    • Passive aggressive

The Intersection of Anger and Abuse

  • Assessment of violence potential
  • Is domestic abuse an anger management problem?
  • Controlling others

Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning

  • Create a safe therapeutic environment
  • Build emotional vocabulary
  • Establish short-term and long-term goals
  • Strategies for working with groups

Teach Clients to Identify Anger Triggers

  • How to use anger logs with clients
  • Monitoring physiological sensations of anger
  • Identify words and actions that escalate
  • Practical goals and commitment to change
  • Assessing for client strengths

Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques To Derail Anger in the Moment

  • Reset anger with breath work
  • Progressive muscle relaxation techniques to maintain control
  • Mindful anger techniques and choice awareness
  • Guided imagery to put clients in charge of anger
  • The Lifesaver Technique

Cognitive Approaches to Challenge the Dysfunctional Thoughts Behind Anger

  • CBT exercises to reduce negative self-talk
  • Cognitive restructuring and defusion from judgmental thoughts
  • Problem-solving and hypothetical situation training
  • Creative thought stopping tools for emotional regulation
  • Distraction and disengagement strategies

Therapeutic Strategies to Release Old Anger and Lingering Resentments

  • Anger and identity
  • The cost of avoidance
  • Why forgiveness (and self-forgiveness) is never easy
  • Prerequisites to letting go of the past
  • Conduct a cost-benefit analysis intervention
  • Forgiveness interventions to “turn off” resentment

Teach Clients to Constructively Communicate Anger

  • Assertiveness training techniques
  • Communicate anger effectively with “I” statements
  • The active role of acceptance
  • Mindfully respond to anger in interpersonal relationships
  • Defuse anger with humor and other conflict resolution strategies

Anger Management Strategies for Kids and Adolescents

  • How anger escalates in kids
  • Normalizing anger as a healthy emotion
  • Communication skills to alleviate frustration
  • Coping skills for stress and anxiety
  • Feelings thermometer – connect feelings to coping skills

Anger Management for Relationships

  • When mundane resentments spiral out of control
  • Interventions to overcome the blame habit
  • Teach clients active listening skills
  • Strategies to build emotional intelligence in couples

Risks and Limitations of Anger Management Therapy

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals
  • School Counselors
  • School Psychologists
  • School Social Workers

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