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Three Day Live Anger Management Facilitator Training

Presented by George Anderson

When: August 18, 19, 20, 2016
Where: North Buckhead Driving & DUI School
4641 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
678-510-2099
Time: 8:30 A.M. — 4:30 P.M.
Bonus Training: Persons who enroll in this course by December will be given our Emotional intelligence training Free.
Cost: $1, 500 (includes client workbooks, facilitator guide, Motivational Interviewing CDs, and certification)
Three-Day Live Anger Management Facilitator Training
Objectives: This training is designed for persons interested in providing anger management to adolescents and adults as well and business and industry.
Emotional Quotient Intelligence (EQ-I 2.0) on-line assessment. All participants will take the EQ-I 2.0 prior to the event and receive their results; which will need to be printed out and brought with you to the training. (A link to access this assessment will be e-mailed to each person).
Workbook, Gaining Control of Ourselves, The Practice of Control, Wheels of Behavior, Facilitator Guide, Motivational Interviewing E-File, sample proposals (including organizational training), sample progress reports (private use, courts, probation, parole) & attendance sheet. Each participant will receive the items listed above.
Organizational Emotional Intelligence/Anger Management. This training is designed to prepare the participant to offer workshops or presentations regarding anger management, stress management, communication, civility or emotional intelligence. Ample time will be spent on establishing and marketing a practice in anger Management/Emotional Intelligence.
The first day of training is Anger Management for Adolescents. The second day of training is Anger Management for Adults and the third day of training is on Organizational Anger Management.

To register go to our website at www.andersonservices.com or send a check along with your name, address, telephone and email address or simply phone our office and enroll via phone with a credit card at 310-476-0908.

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Emotional Intelligence is Trending in Health Care Worldwide

Many health care organizations around the world are emphasizing a need for more patient-centered care. Emotional intelligence (EI), is increasingly referred to in health care literature. Major healthcare organizations in the U.S. are routinely offering Emotional Intelligence Coaching for physician leaders as well as physicians whose behavior at work may risk patient safety (disruptive physicians).

Emotional intelligence coaching is rapidly replacing anger management, psychotherapy and continuing medical education courses to enhance non-clinical workplace interpersonal relationships. Skill enhancement in emotional intelligence provides improvements in self-awareness, self-control, social awareness, empathy, interpersonal relationships and stress tolerance. All of the aforementioned competencies increase patient satisfaction and improves “beside manner scores” for physicians.

http://www.paceprogram.ucsd.edu

The gains that occur in emotional intelligence coaching are almost automatically generalized to the clients’ personal and family relationships. Therefore, the results are more likely sustainable over time.

Finally, pre and post assessments in emotional intelligence for coaching clients is very close to evidenced based intervention.

http://andersonservices.com/services/leadership-coaching-program-for-physicians/

George Anderson, MSW, BCD, CAMF

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Introduction to Emotional Intelligence Coaching

Emotional intelligence is now recognized as an important set of core competencies that are necessary for success in life, marriage work and interpersonal relationships. These skills can be learned and used for improving a person’s chances of success.

 

This one- day course is designed to provide participants with an on-line EQ-i-2.0 Emotional intelligence assessment. Your scores are helpful in providing a guideline for you to improve your scores in the areas in which you score in the low or mid range. Successful Case Studies of coaching clients will be discussed.

 

Who will benefit from this training

 

  • Customer service staff
  • Sales Associates
  • Domestic Violence Facilitators
  • Middle and High School Counselors
  • Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Anger Management Facilitators
  • Middle Level Management Professionals
  • College students
  • Couples

 

Each participant will receive a copy of “The Practice Of Control”. This book can be used as a self -coaching manual to improve one’s skills in emotional intelligence.

 

Cost: 225.00

8 CEU’s for CADAC, CAMF and Batterers’ Intervention Facilitators

 

Date: July 21, 2016

 

Location: Los Angeles

 

http://andersonservices.com/services/seminar-schedule/

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Advanced Group Facilitation

This eight-hour training will be conducted by George Anderson who is the recognized leader in the training and certification of facilitators of anger management, domestic violence and emotional intelligence coaching.

 

Each participant will be given an opportunity to conduct a mock group using curricula from the Anderson & Anderson, APC training options referenced above. Each participant will be given a copy of The Practice Of Control, the Anderson & Anderson, APC client workbook for emotional intelligence clients along with Session One, the Anderson & Anderson, APC DVD demonstrating the Anderson & Anderson, APC group facilitation model.

 

This training is approved for CAMF Anger Management Facilitators, Batterers’ Intervention Facilitators, Certified Emotional Intelligence Coaches as well as Certified Parenting Facilitators. In addition, this is an excellent course for Substance Abuse Counselors as well as Prison Re-entry Counselors.

 

Cost: $150.00

 

When: July 14, 2016

 

Where: Los Angeles

 

 

Who should attend this training:

Substance abuse counselors, LCSWs, CAMF, MFTs, LPPCs, Batterers’ Intervention Facilitators

 

http://andersonservices.com/services/seminar-schedule/

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Emotional Intelligence Coaching vs. Classes for Disruptive Physicians

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The enormous stresses on todays physicians has lead to a dramatic increase in stress related disorders including “disruptive behavior” and burnout. Currently, two of the oldest providers of mandated interventions for physicians both offer two or three day Continuing Medical Education Courses in a small group format for disruptive behavior. The Distressed Physician Program is offered at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=cph&doc=4253 and the PACE Anger Management Program for Professionals is offered by the University of California School of Medicine at San Diego http://www.paceprogram.ucsd.edu .

Physicians are reluctant to participate in groups or classes for sensitive issues such as “disruptive behavior” or burnout and are more comfortable pursuing individual coaching sessions on-site or at the offices of Anderson & Anderson, APC in Los Angeles. http://andersonservices.com/services/disruptive-physicians/

One of the fundamental choices available to physician coaching clients is one-on-one coaching versus a small group course. There are many differences between these types of coaching and in the type of experiences you will have with each. However, both types of interventions have a lot to offer; the choice should be made on where you will get the maximum benefit and offers the best learning experience.

What Individual Coaching for Physicians and High Profile Clients Offer

Individual coaching is based around a strong relationship between the coach and the individual, and demands a strong interaction between both parties. It includes a great deal of “face time,” often in both the office and via phone contacts. The complete experience is very much a free flow of information to and skill enhancement exercises for the individual. The coaching is focused on the participants needs. Confidentiality is considered to be more secure in individual coaching than any type of group intervention.

At times the individual coaching experience can seem a little overwhelming because the attention of the coach is fixed firmly on the client but this is what’s needed for the end result to fully develop skills sets in self-aware, self-control, social awareness and relationship management. These are the core topics of coaching for disruptive behavior.

Emotional Intelligence Including 360 Degree Assessments Increases RIO

Another way to track the benefits (or lack thereof) associated with coaching is through the use of assessments. Assessments conducted at the beginning of a coaching program help focus the goal-setting process, and readministering the same assessment at the completion of the coaching can determine the extent to which progress was made.

Three-hundred-and-sixty-degree feedback, for example, has become almost synonymous with coaching programs. Assessments that compare self-perceptions and the perceptions of others can provide invaluable information for the employee who needs a better understanding of how his or her behavior affects others (Nowack, 2007). http://andersonservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/EQ360-2.0-Feedback_Standard_Client.pdf

Continuing Medical Education Classes and Its Benefits

Conversely the use of classes offers a very different experience. Joining a small class allows each individual to share his or her experience. And while the techniques and tools used by most trainers will be very similar, individuals not only are aware of how the training affects them; they also get to see how it’s affecting other class members. Role playing and peer-supported learning has a number of benefits; it provides a less pressured environment and the group often becomes an extended support network to reinforce the lessons and tools first introduced by the trainer. Confidentiality in groups is perceived to be less secure especially among well-known surgeons and Medical School Professors.

In conclusion, Well-Being Committees and administrators who mandate or refer physicians, and high profile clients to mandated coaching should be aware of the concern of those who are candidates for coaching. Individual vs. small group classes should be carefully explored with the participants before the referral is made. In addition, pre and post assessments add to a program’s credibility.

County, State and National Medical Associations are beginning to recommend legitimate, trained professional providers of Emotional Intelligence Coaching for “disruptive behavior” rather than counseling, psychotherapy or classes.

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Anderson & Anderson, APC Offers An Innovative On-line CEU Training

Anger Management Guru, George Anderson has decided to bring Emotional Intelligence Assessments and Self-Coaching in EI to professionals in Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, Anger Management and Mental Health.

Providers of all of the services mentioned above can dramatically increase their understanding of emotional intelligence as well as enhance their own skills in EI competencies. Therefore, Anderson & Anderson, APC will offer an 8-hour, on-line continuing education course that will include the following:

• An on-line EQ-I-Emotional Intelligence Assessment. http://shop.andersonservices.com/baron-eq-i-2-0-assessment-emotional-intelligence-adult.aspx

• A two-hour phone or Skype assessment debriefing.

• Complementary copy of The Practice Of Control that contains exercises’ and information for skill enhancement in emotional intelligence and impulse control. http://shop.andersonservices.com/thepracticeofcontrol.aspx

This course is approved by the following organizations, The California Board of Behavioral Science, Texas Commissions on Juvenile and Adult Probation, California Association of Drug and Alcohol Counselors, California Association of Drug Educators, California Batterers’ Intervention Facilitators, California Anger Management Facilitators as well as The American Association of Anger Management Providers.

Participants who complete this course will also be given a 20% discount on membership in the American Association of Anger Management Providers.

8 CEUs
Cost: $185.00

George Anderson, MSW, LCSW, BCD, CAMF
Diplomate, American Association of Anger Management Providers

Please contact Jairo Wong at www.andersonservices.com or 310-654-0544 or 310-476-0908

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Emotional Intelligence Is Needed In Substance Abuse Treatment

My firm, Anderson & Anderson, APC is an experienced provider of psychotherapy, anger management and emotional intelligence for adolescents and adults. We recently began receiving referrals from substance abuse agencies in Los Angeles to provide individual coaching for emotional intelligence skill enhancement in impulse control.

It is often the clients who request this additional service. While anger management/impulse control has long been a part of substance abuse treatment. Emotional intelligence as an intervention is not widely used in substance abuse treatment.

Persons With Addictive Disorders Often Score Low in Emotional Intelligence
Giving up an addiction is an important first step, but it is not usually enough to ensure future success in impulse control, empathy, social awareness or relationship management. This is because there will usually be a reason for why the person fell into substance abuse in the first place and that reason is likely to be still there. One of the most common motives for turning to alcohol or drugs is poor skills in emotional self-awareness and the inability to deal with emotions in general. This occurs because the individual lacks or have deficits in emotional intelligence.

Emotional Intelligence Defined
Emotional intelligence can be defined as the ability of the individual to assess and control the emotions of themselves and others. This type of intelligence can be measured using assessments such as the EQ-i-2.0 Assessment. Emotional intelligence is not static. It is possible for anyone interested in improving his or her emotional intelligence to profit from coaching or classes designed for skill enhancement in emotional intelligence.

Below is a list of the 15 scales that are measured by the above instrument:
1. Self-Regard
2. Self-Actualization
3. Emotional Self-Awareness

4. Emotional Expression
5. Assertiveness
6. Independence
7. Interpersonal Relationships
8. Empathy
9. Social Responsibility
10.Problem Solving
11.Reality Testing
12.Impulse Control
13.Flexibility
14.Stress Tolerance
15.Optimism

http://www.andersonservices.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Jane_Doe_EQi2_Sample_Report_Client.pdf

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Incorporating Emotional Intelligence into Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
According to Daniel Goleman, five dimensions of Emotional Intelligence are: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skill.

The dimension of self-awareness provides an individual with the ability to recognize and understand one’s own moods, emotions, and drives as well as their effect on others. An individual high in self-awareness is more likely to be attuned to their family values, to be able to speak clearly, accurately and more objective about their emotions and the impact they have on academic performance, family life and social support which ultimately assist in dealing with substance abuse problems.

Self-aware adolescents and adults are comfortable talking about their limitations and strengths in these regards and exude a high degree of self confidence when making decisions about family issues, peer pressure and drug use since they are highly aware of the condition and capabilities for improvement and are less likely to set themselves up for failure.

The dimension of self-regulation provides the person with the ability to control or redirect disruptive impulses and moods or the propensity to suspend judgment in order to think before acting. Adolescents and adults high in self regulation are better able to create an environment of trust, integrity, and fairness with themselves, the people around them, their family, and newly found social support groups that help regulate AOD abuse thereby reduces miscommunication and increases productivity in the relationship.

Association with drug using peers, poor impulse control and early and persistent problematic behaviors have been shown to predict substance abuse in adolescents and adults. Also, self- regulation provides the adolescent and other adults with constructive skills to dynamically change approaches to better serve their growing personal needs and to learn to be open to making changes in life with limited drug use, or methadone maintenance treatment.

The dimension of motivation provides the person with a passion to work for more than materialistic reasons and to work for the propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence. Motivation provides the best environment for adolescents and other adults to reduce or cease use of drugs or share problems to family and support groups even in the face of numerous challenges.

The dimension of empathy provides the adolescent and adult with the ability to understand the emotional makeup of others and provides the skills in treating others around them according to their emotional reaction. Since individuals with a high level of empathy are more likely to be compassionate when dealing with others in their life that might provoke them to be angry or aggressive.

The dimension of social skills provide the individual with the ability to manage effective relationship patterns and behaviors and build networks with the ability to find common ground and build rapport with family, friends and peer groups.
Each of these dimensions give meaning to EI and provide the foundational groundwork in the process of defining EI. More importantly, the five dimensions afford us the means to objectively use EI as a measure of adolescent and adult ability to actively cope and deal with substance abuse and to be able to use this information to improve health outcomes.

These five skills along with the other 10 mentioned above should be the focus of coaching or small group classes in which participants have an opportunity to practice these skills in real life situations in order to achieve mastery in intra and interpersonal relationships.

http://andersonservices.com/services/eqi/how-it-works/

Following the EI skill enhancement coaching, the same EI assessment is administered again and can be used to determine the level of success or lack of success for each client.

In summary, while equestrian therapy, yoga and mindfulness have been added to many substance programs, there appears to be a reluctance to incorporate emotional intelligence as a strategy for enhancing skills that are directly related to interpersonal relationships and impulse control.

George Anderson, the Anger Management
Guru

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Changing Lives Inc. Presents The Anger Management Guru, George Anderson at Troy University in Phenix City, Alabama

George Anderson has a stellar reputation and he has been featured on NBC, Wall Street Journal and the New York Times for his work in the anger management industry. He has been published in numerous books and publications. George Anderson was the technical consultant on the popular Jack Nicholson/Adam Sandler Movie “Anger Management. Mr. Anderson is the Anger Management Guru.

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Three Day Anger Management Facilitator Certification Training

Presented by George Anderson


When: May 28, 29, 30, 2015

Where: Troy University, Riverfront Campus

1510 White Water Ave.

Phenix City, Alabama 36867

Dr. Johnnie Robinson Jr., 706-249-1561

 Time: 8:30 A.M. — 4:30 P.M.

Cost: $1, 500 (includes client workbooks, facilitator guide, Motivational Interviewing CDs, and certification)

Three-Day Live Anger Management Facilitator Training

Objectives: This training is designed for persons interested in providing anger management to adolescents and adults as well and business and industry.

Emotional Quotient Intelligence (EQ-I 2.0) on-line assessment. All participants will take the EQ-I 2.0 prior to the event and receive their results; which will need to be printed out and brought with you to the training. (A link to access this assessment will be e-mailed to each person).

 

Each participant will receive the items listed below: Workbook, Gaining Control of Ourselves, Wheels of Behavior, Facilitator Guide, Motivational Interviewing CD, sample proposals (including organizational training), sample progress reports (private use, courts, probation, parole) & attendance sheet.

 

Organizational Anger Management This training is designed to prepare the participant to offer workshops or presentations regarding anger management, stress management, communication, civility or emotional intelligence. Ample time will be spent on establishing and marketing a practice in anger Management/Emotional Intelligence.

 

The first day of training is Anger Management for Adolescents. The second day of training is Anger Management for Adults and the third day of training is on Organizational Anger Management.

To register go to our website at www.andersonservices.com or send a check along with your name, address, telephone and email address or simply phone our office and enroll via phone with a credit card at 310-476-0908.

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NFL Domestic Violence Iniative Is Increasing Public Awareness

Since the NFL began it’s current public service announcement reagarding Domestic Violence, there has been a noticable increase in domestic violence prosecution nationwide. Cases that may have been plea bargained down from a felony to a misdemeanor or a simple battery offense are now being prosecuted as a felony domestic violence offense.

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=anger+management+guru&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

Health Maintenance Organizations in California are now having their professional staff trained in domestic violence batterers’ intervention facilitator certification. In addition, the California Department of Rehabilitation has now approved Batterers’ Intervention Facilitation as an approved course for rehabilitation clients who are being retrained for jobs in domestic violence counseling.

The Arizona State Supreme Court is now carefully monitoring batterers’ intervention programs in Arizona in order to assure that providers are certified to provide course content to teach equality in intimate relationships.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140914181728-5117953-what-the-nfl-can-learn-from-jacho?trk=mp-author-card

George Anderson, MSW, BCD, LCSW, CAMF

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An Open Letter To The Milwaukee Wisconsin School District Board

This was the headline in your local Journal Sentinel yesterday: Wisconsin black suspension rate highest in U.S. for high schools. http://www.jsonline.com/news/education/wisconsin-black-suspension-rate-highest-in-us-for-high-schools-b99451618z1-294596321.html

Rather than suspend out-of-school, what can be done to send a clear message that the behavior is unacceptable?

Many school districts in Los Angeles, Sacramento and Merced, CA. are offering anger management classes and coaching in lieu of suspension. In addition, a number of smaller school districts in Texas and New York are using anger management in lieu of suspension for aggressive behavior at school. Students are seen individually, or in small groups as well as semester long classes. These programs all use an Emotional Intelligence Curricula including a Pre and Post Assessment for “impulse control”/anger management as well as other key Emotional Intelligence skills. The success or lack success of the intervention is readily available for each student based on his or her results on the Post EI Assessment.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141018151643-5117953-alternatives-to-out-of-school-suspension-for-fighting?trk=mp-author-card

http://www.teachsafeschools.org/alternatives-to-suspension.html

The Milwaukee School District can and should join progressive School Districts that are successfully using an intervention that actually works.

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=anger+management+guru&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

George Anderson, MSW, BCD, CAMF, www.andersonservices.com

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Anger Management Guru conducts Three-day Certification Training for Anger Management Facilitators

George Anderson personally provided training and certification (CAMF) for a small group of professionals form Atlanta and Los Angeles. This was one of the most intensive trainings ever provided by Mr. Anderson. This fortunate group of providers responded well to the individual mentor/like training and bonded with each other to form a network of future “movers and shakers’’.

Among those in attendance were Dr. Walter Swingler, CAMF, Emory Aaron, CAS, CAMF, Daphne Haywood, CAMF, Howard Hill, CAMF and Milton Feliciano, CAMF.

  • Swingler will become a principal provider of emotional intelligence coaching for impulse control/anger management and substance abuse for at risk and re-entry veterans in Los Angeles County in addition; he plans to offer emotional intelligence for VA employees.
  • Aaron plans to offer anger management/emotional intelligence coaching to recovering clients who are residents of Sober Living Homes as well as inpatient treatment facilities.
  • Haywood is currently enrolled in a Substance Abuse Counselor training program in Los Angeles. She plans to intern with Jairo Wong at Anderson & Anderson, APC in its’ Lawndale Office. Her goal is to focus on clients with co-occurring disorders.
  • Hill plans to incorporate emotional intelligence coaching and Organizational Anger Management training into the services offered at his family owned psychotherapy practice in Atlanta. (Mid-town).
  • Feliciano plans to offer Emotional Intelligence/Anger Management classes and coaching in Los Angeles while also interning with Mr. Wong at Anderson & Anderson, APC. He will offer services in English and Spanish.

The next Los Angeles Anger Management training will be offered on February 26, 27, 28, 2015. For more information or to enroll Jairo Wong at 310-679-8310 of visit the Anderson & Anderson, APC website at www.andersonservices.com.

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Questionable On-line Anger Management Programs

The major goal of The American Association Of Anger Management Providers (AAAMP) for 2015 is to expose fraud in anger management programs in the U.S. Our first project is the review of programs that sell Certificates of Completion in lieu of classes in anger management.

Laguna Beach, California leads the nation in fraudulent anger management classes. The King of on-line anger management certificates of completion offers proof of completion to anyone for as low as $65 for an entire course. His competitors are offering the same completion certificates for $24.

Anyone interested in avoid attending a court mandated, legitimate anger management program can simply enroll in one of these bogus programs and receive a completion certificate only hours after the Pay Pal fees have been processed. Busy Judges and Prosecutors have little time to spend of low-level crimes like infractions or misdemeanors. Most anger management offenses fall in these categories.

Here are a few of the programs that are selling Anger Management Completion Certificates that are as popular as Apple I-phones:

http://www.ajnovickgroup.com,

http://orangecounty.backpage.com/Classes/low-cost-court-anger-management-parenting-and-dv-classes-available-7-days-a-week/45009791

http://www.successwithlogan.com/?gclid=CjwKEAiAw56lBRCs29jB9uOvkygSJADnD3-6vzk3QlShXPeHDT9d7iWoyYe60oG_5LjolIKeKYz6WRoCu4jw_wcB

http://stress.lovetoknow.com/Free_Anger_Management_Classes

Unsuspecting Judges and Probation Departments are approving these Certificates of Completion without examining their legitimacy. The average time that a California Superior Court Judge has to review misdemeanors cases is three minutes. Hardly enough time to check on the credibility of the hundreds of scams associated with anger management in California.

The links below provide additional examples of fraud in Anger Management Programs:

http://www.topix.com/forum/movies/anger-manag… , http://angerblog.wordpress.com/2011/02/13/and… http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/sports/foot… , http://www.topix.com/forum/movies/anger-manag… .

The American Association of Anger Management Providers is willing to offer free training to any Judge or Court Officer in the U.S. who is involved in prosecuting anger management courses.

George Anderson, MSW, LCSW, BCD, CAMF