will express his/her own anger nondisruptively/nonaggressively.
will pass a test on the stages, changes or cues, and strategies associated with managing anger.
will identify personal changes/cues associated with feeling angry.
will identify personal triggers that cause him/her to feel angry.
will explain/demonstrate use of anger reducers (e.g., counting, self-talk, breathing, visualizing, relaxing)
will explain the consequences associated with various ways of expressing anger.
will role play effective use of the PEACE strategy for anger control.
will respond appropriately when presented with one of his/her personal triggers in a controlled setting.
will use nonaggressvie words/actions to convey his/her anger appropriately.
will use one or more of the above strategies in naturally occurring situations.
will ______________(e.g., use words, offer solutions) instead of _________________ when angry.
will express his/her own anger using words (or pictures/symbols).
will tell an adult what is making him/her angry.
will explain why it makes him/her angry.
will offer one or more compromise solutions to the situation that makes him/her angry.
will act out the agreed upon solution.
will exhibit self-control when angry/frustrated.
will stop and think for ___ seconds before speaking or acting.
will select and use calming strategies when necessary.
will select and act upon a nonassertive and nondisruptive response to anger/frustration.
will evaluate his/her own responses to frustration/anger from multiple perspectives.
will appropriately respond to another person's anger
will listen and accurately restate what is bothering the angry person.
will describe and role play options for resolving the other person's anger (apology, offer an idea, walk away).
will consider the possible consequences of using various options for trying to resolve the other person's anger.
will select and implement an appropriate response to another person's anger in a controlled situation.
will select and implement an appropriate response to another person's anger in a naturally-occurring situation.
will reflect and evaluate the effectiveness of his/her choices to dealing with another person's anger.
will resolve or exit encounters with an angry person peacefully.
will use effective problem solving to resolve conflicts with peers/adults.
will demonstrate calming him/herself, waiting ___ seconds before speaking or acting.
will ask for adult assistance with problem solving instead of acting out aggressively or disruptively.
will identify the problem and suggest multiple options for solving it.
will consider the consequences from multiple perspectives.
will offer two or more solutions to the other person in the conflict.
will follow through with the agreed upon solution.
will reflect upon the conflict and its resolution by talking or writing to an adult.
will complete all applicable problem-solving steps in controlled/supervised situations at school.
will perform all problem-solving steps in naturally occurring situations at school.