How To Help Young People Deal With Anger

Activities To Help Young People Deal With Anger

These 33 activities have a particular focus on developing skills for managing anger and conflict, plus relating to others. Using a mentoring approach, they provide specific structured tasks that can be used during one-to-one intervention or for group work.

The activities include:

My Anger Triggers – For students to recognise the initial signs of anger and identify some ways of diffusing the emotion of anger.

Anger Matrix – To give students the opportunity to map their approach to anger and visualise where they are going and where they would like to be.

Initial Self-Assessment: Relating To Others – To give students the opportunity to assess themselves in order to provide a baseline for measuring progress with a focus on relating to others and issues of conflict.

Student Reassessment And Evaluation – To give students the opportunity to reassess themselves in order to measure progress.

How I Feel When I Am Angry – To give students the opportunity to reflect upon the physical responses to anger.

A Letter Home – For students to recognise how others may view their behaviour and reflect upon the impact this behaviour has upon others.

Ways Of Coping – For students to generate ways of coping in moments of crisis.

Improving My Listening – The aim of this activity is to raise student awareness of listening skills and how to improve them.

Dilemmas 1 & 2 – To give students the opportunity to consider dilemma-based learning situations.

Conflict: What It Is And How To Deal With It – To raise awareness of the skills students will need to enable them to mediate between students in conflict.

Read All About It: Making Headlines – Students are to consider the content of a story then think about how stereotypes can influence people’s actions and reactions.

Crime Scene Investigation – To give students the opportunity to act as investigators and look objectively at a given situation and come to their own conclusion, thereby encouraging independent thinking.

What Happens Next? (1 & 2) – These activities aim to help students to consider a set of circumstances and consequences.

Stop Seeing Red – To identify strategies for coping with highly charged emotional situations.

My Autobiography – To augment and support the idea that the students’ decisions have an impact upon their lives and their futures.

My Progress – For students to demonstrate that there is measurable progress in aspects of their learning.

Target Setting And Action Planning – To develop a set of SMART targets and create a plan of action.

Review: Target Setting And Action Planning – To review a set of targets and prepare a plan of action.

Each activity includes full instructions, and worksheets which can be photocopied from the A4 book or printed out from the FREE CD Rom.

ISBN: 978 1 909380 49 3- 64 page A4 ring bound book with FREE CD Rom. 

Ages 10-16

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