If you are a social worker or other mental health professional, your client may benefit from taking anger management classes. Anger management classes at ACCC are geared toward supporting individuals who have been court-ordered by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) or Probation. Once your client has completed the 15-week course, we will provide them with a certification of completion so they can show interested parties like the courts. For clients who are unable to make every meeting, additional "extra credit" homework can be given to make up hours.
When we think about anger management, we often think about how it would benefit the person who struggles with their anger. But the reality is, anger management classes have a positive ripple effect on so many people in the individual's life. Learning to manage your anger and express it in a healthy way is so vital for improving relationships in your life including:
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Have you ever gotten angry and done something you've regretted? Maybe you've taken out your anger about work or finances on your kids. Maybe you've gotten so mad that you've broken household objects. Or maybe you've bottled up anger for months or years, and it just seems to explode when you can't hold it in anymore. If any of these situations sound familiar, anger management might be something for you to consider.
Below is a transcript of ACCC's interview with Sandra Hill-Glover, who has been serving as a USC field instructor for the social work interns placed at ACCC in their first year field placement. In addition to her roles as a field instructor and social worker, Sandra has been parenting her daughter during the pandemic and knows some of the struggles parents are up against. To listen to the interview in audio form, head here.
Hello and welcome back ACCC members. Today we will be covering a topic that is essential to our development here at ACCC. As many of you may know, ACCC offers housing for female individuals who are over the age of 18. One of the goals of the Shared Housing program is to help women by providing them with employment preparation skills, restoring their self-confidence and rebuilding their self-sufficiency as well as a myriad of other programs to name a few. There is an application process that needs to be followed in order to vet if ACCC is the proper space for you.
It's no secret that many of us struggle to feel (and identify!) our feelings. For many of us, one emotion is more difficult than the rest—anger. Anger is an uncomfortable emotion for a lot of us, but can sometimes cause the most damage. But here's the good news, when you learn to handle anger in a healthy way, it can actually lead to positive change in your life!