Free Anger Management for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Clients A Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy Manual

FREE PDF DOWNLOAD OF ANGER MANAGEMENT FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER AND MENTAL HEALTH CLIENTS A COGNITIVE–BEHAVIORAL THERAPY MANUAL“Anger Management for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Clients: A Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy Manual” is a comprehensive guide designed for clinicians working with clients who have both substance use and mental health issues along with anger management problems. It outlines a 12-week cognitive-behavioral group treatment model for managing anger. Here’s an overview of the contents:

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • How To Use This Manual
  • Session 1: Overview of Group Anger Management Treatment
  • Session 2: Events and Cues: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Anger
  • Session 3: Anger Control Plans: Helping Group Members Develop a Plan for Controlling Anger
  • Session 4: The Aggression Cycle: How To Change the Cycle
  • Session 5: Cognitive Restructuring: The A-B-C-D Model and Thought Stopping
  • Session 6: Practice Session #1: Reinforcing Learned Concepts
  • Sessions 7 & 8: Assertiveness Training and the Conflict Resolution Model: Alternatives for Expressing Anger
  • Sessions 9 & 10: Anger and the Family: How Past Learning Can Influence Present Behavior
  • Session 11: Practice Session #2: Reinforcing Learned Concepts
  • Session 12: Closing and Graduation: Closing Exercise and Awarding of Certificates
  • References
  • Appendix: Authors’ Acknowledgments

This manual provides detailed instructions for each session, including group leader guidance, check-in procedures, suggested remarks, and between-session challenges. It is designed to help clients manage anger effectively in the context of their substance use and mental health issues. The accompanying participant workbook is recommended for use in conjunction with this manual to reinforce the concepts presented in each session. The manual emphasizes the importance of group therapy but can also be adapted for individual sessions. It is flexible, culturally sensitive, and gender-inclusive.

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