Anger Management & Effective Discipline to Prevent Violence, Part II, T&L 2900

Expanding upon the material presented in Anger Management & Effective Discipline, Part I, Diane Wagenhals provides further information about the connections among anger, the brain, violence prevention, and effective discipline. Educators are introduced to current brain research that clearly illustrates the effects of anger on brain functioning and development in children. Drawing a distinction between discipline and punishment, Ms. Wagenhals explains the principles behind effective discipline, presenting educators with specific strategies for disciplining assertively while promoting emotional and relational health. Research clearly indicates that students learn more readily when they are emotionally safe and functioning in a calm brain state. With the information, skills and techniques learned in this course, educators will develop healthy philosophies of anger and discipline that will improve their ability to manage and respond to anger.

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