Students with Anger Problems Agenda
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:00 Exploring Problematic Anger in Young People
  • Underlying (sometimes hidden) causes of internal hostility
  • Medication aspects and legal issues every educator should know
  • Assessing underlying anger in the school, classroom, or individual students
  • Mastering the 5 greatest challenges in working with angry students
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00 Effective Management Strategies for Working With:
  • One “chronically angry” student
  • A group of “angry” students
  • Students who enjoy “boosting” anger in others
  • ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) Students
  • Other challenges in the school, classroom, and home
12:00-1:00Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:15 Creative Skill Building Strategies for Angry Students
  • “Chill Out” props and manipulatives
  • “Anger Button” Assessment
  • Self-Regulation Strategies to Reduce Temper Impulsiveness
  • “Unhooking” and “De-escalation” skills
  • Rage reduction techniques
  • Moving the Angry Student from a Fixed-Mindset
2:30-3:30 Helping Chronically Angry Students Through:
  • Anger mapping/graphing
  • Creative incentive programs
  • Intrinsic motivation techniques
  • The school “Backup Unit”
  • “Best Practices” for when all else fails
3:45-4:15 Exploring Solutions to Very Challenging Cases
(Group Discussion - Optional Attendance)