Training Location: McKenna Children's Museum located at 801 West San Antonio Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130
This two-day training will examine the scope of youth aggression in schools, homes, the community and institutions. It will provide participants with background and rationale for teaching pro-social skills. The format includes lecture, demonstration, participation and implementation planning. There are no prerequisites for participation in this training.
Aggression replacement techniques are intended to help children and youth improve social skills and decision making to better manage anger and reduce aggressive behavior. It targets the reduction of behavior problems, reduce criminal behavior, increase pro-social behaviors and improve anger control. Aggression Replacement Training®; is a multi-component cognitive treatment that promotes pro-social behavior by addressing factors that contribute to aggression. This treatment features three coordinated and integrated components:
Social Skills Training: Teaches consumers what to do, helping them replace antisocial behaviors with positive alternatives.
Anger Control: Teaches consumers what not to do, helping them respond to anger in a non-aggressive manner and rethink anger-provoking situations.
Moral Reasoning: Helps raise consumers' level of fairness, justice, and concern for the needs and rights of others and how this relate to decision making.