~ (2001) assesses the intensity and frequency of anger expression. Scales include: Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Kit includes: manual & 50 booklets
RANGE: 11-19 years
ADMINISTRATION: Self- Report Group, 5-20 minutes LEVEL: B
~ evaluates aggression in adolescents and adults. This is a significant modernization of Buss' original work on the Buss-Durkee hostility scale. AQ consists of 34 items which result in a total-score as well as 5 brief subscales: Physical Aggression, Verbal Aggression, Anger, Hostility, and Indirect Aggression. Responses for each item are rated on a 5-point scale ranging from "Not at all like me" to "Completely like me".
Kit includes: Manual, 25 Answer Forms
RANGE: 9-88 years
ADMININSTRATION: group, 10 minutes
~ (2001) is an integrated "spiritual-cognitive-behavioral" approach to Anger Management training. The AM-workbook can be used as a stand-alone treatment for problem anger, or as a self-help resource. The program can also be used as part of a "treatment suite" and may be given to people who are being helped to make a major lifestyle change. It is particularly helpful as part of a treatment program for dysfunctional patterned behaviors (commonly referred to as addictions). The program has been successfully used with participants who are simultaneously receiving therapy which might be jeopardized by reactive anger or poor anger-management.
To support the use of the workbook in group or individual treatment, a companion facilitator's guide has been prepared which contains...
- useful exercises,
- a skeletal framework for session planning,
- a full description of the counselling format used when field-testing the Workbook. - results of the field-test.
~ (2004) is an eight step program of anger control teaching clients to stop making excuses and to stop blaming others.
~ (1999) assesses all types of family violence and explains how to determine if family violence is occuring.
~ teaches male participants to monitor and understand their emotions in order to prevent and control problematic behaviour. CALM is a behavioural group program intended to reduce anger, violence, and emotional loss of control for youths, inmates, and individuals on probation. This test also addresses the management of other strong negative emotions such as jealousy, anxiety, and depression.
Kit includes: 1 set of 6 leader guides, 10 workbooks, 1 package & 1 audiotape
RANGE: males 14+ years
TIME: 24 sessions of 2 hours each
~ is a follow-up training program to the CALM and is intended to maintain the skills acquired in the CALM program. The CALMER contains exercises to help clients gain further control over attitudes and behaviour patterns. This test encourages participants to develop pro-social behaviour skills.
Kit includes: leader's guide, 10 workbooks, master pack & 10 certificates
RANGE: males 14+ years in a community setting
TIME: 8 sessions of 2 hours each
~ (2008) designed as a brief, efficient indicator of an individual's violence potential by assessing the underlying thoughts that predispose violent behavior.
Kit includes: Manual, 25 Rating Forms & 25 Score Summary/Profile Forms.
RANGE: 18 -79 years
ADMINISTRATION: Individual self-report
TIME: 15 mins LEVEL: B
~ A resource that helps foster self-respect, respect for others, and effective communication. Fifty-six lessons offer children opportunities to learn self-awareness, sensitivity to others, mediation, compromise, and cooperative problem-solving.
~ (2004) attempts to identify how an individual experiences anger and what kind of situations provoke it. NAS-PI has been widely used to help researchers evaluate the role of anger in various settings, from community settings to correctional institutions. NAS-PI is comprised of two separately useful scales. The NAS (60 items) and the PI (25 items).
NAS provides a total score which indicates general inclination toward anger, as well as information about 4 subdomains: (1) Cognitive... Anger justification, rumination, hostile attitude, and suspicion. (2) Arousal... Anger intensity, duration, somatic tension and irritability. (3) Behavior (4) Anger Regulation. The NAS composite score is summed from scores 1 - 3.
PI provides a total score comprised of items in 5 content areas (disrespectful treatment, unfairness, frustration, annoying traits of others, and irritations.
RANGE: 9 - 84 years
ADMINISTRATION: Group or individual,
TIME: 25 minutes
READING LEVEL: 4th grade
~ (1999) assesses the intensity of anger as an emotional or situational state (State) and the disposition to experience angry feelings as a personaltiy trait (Trait). The STAXI-2 also measures the way these components of anger contribute to medical conditions such as hypertension and coronary heart disease.
Kit includes: manual, 25 booklets, 50 rating sheets, and 50 profiles
RANGE: 16+ years
ADMINISTRATION: Group, 5-10 minutes LEVEL: B
~ (2002) ~ offers an eight-session step-by-step anger management program. This behavioral program uses a small group approach to teach students appropriate coping strategies. Each session follows a sequenced format; Homework review, mini-lecture, TemperTamer stories, learning activities and next-week's homework. The text includes IEPs and student reproducibles.
Range: Elementary school ages.
~ (2003) explains that angry people have shorter lives, and are more isolated, less successful, and less satisfied. The text is meant as a step-by step guide for clients to be used in recognizing and stopping anger generating thoughts, while developing more effective ways of getting their needs met.
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