Assertiveness Skills for Life

Understanding the difference between passive, aggressive and assertive behaviour allows us to choose a more assertive response in dealing with important relationships at home and work. This program can make that difference.

Specifically you will learn to:

  • Differentiate between aggressive, assertive, and non-assertive behaviour.
  • Respond assertively (verbally and non-verbally) in role play situations.
  • Identify barriers to people acting assertively.
  • Identify the use of irrational and negative self-talk (beliefs) and replace it with encouraging, more rational, positive self-talk.
  • Deliver “I” messages in the form of requests and complaints.
  • Demonstrate appropriate assertiveness skills in delaing with a variety of behaviours in others.
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