Whether clinicians work in an outpatient setting, a community setting, or a correctional setting, they need to consider how the variables of anger, stress, and aggression relate to violent behavior. Anger and stress management treatment protocols are used to help and treat people who have been convicted of domestic violence, child abuse, gang-related activities, and other violent crimes. In order to maintain safety and deliver effective treatment, the forensic treatment provider must be familiar with the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.

To prepare for this assignment:

• Review the article “Understanding Clinical Anger and Violence: The Anger Avoidance Model” in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the relationship among processing stress, clinical anger, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.

• Review the article “The Role of Impulsivity in Antisocial and Violent Behavior and Personality Disorders Among Incarcerated Women” in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the aspects of anger and aggression specific to female offenders. Think about how female offenders are similar to and different from general violent offender populations.

• Review the article “Violent Men: The Importance of Impulsivity and Cognitive Schema” in this week’s Learning Resources. Consider the relationship among anger, aggression, and violence.

• Review the article “Emotion Regulation, Coping, and Psychological Symptoms” in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the concepts of stress and aggression.

• Synthesize what you have examined concerning the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders. Think about the implications of this relationship to the treatment of violent offenders.

The assignment (1–2 pages):

• Briefly explain the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.

• Explain the relationship among anger, stress, and aggression.

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Whether clinicians work in an outpatient setting, a community setting, or a correctional setting, they need to consider how the variables of anger, stress, and aggression relate to violent behavior. Anger and stress management treatment protocols are used to help and treat people who have been convicted of domestic violence, child abuse, gang-related activities, and other violent crimes. In order to maintain safety and deliver effective treatment, the forensic treatment provider must be familiar with the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.

To prepare for this assignment:

• Review the article “Understanding Clinical Anger and Violence: The Anger Avoidance Model” in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the relationship among processing stress, clinical anger, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.

• Review the article “The Role of Impulsivity in Antisocial and Violent Behavior and Personality Disorders Among Incarcerated Women” in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the aspects of anger and aggression specific to female offenders. Think about how female offenders are similar to and different from general violent offender populations.

• Review the article “Violent Men: The Importance of Impulsivity and Cognitive Schema” in this week’s Learning Resources. Consider the relationship among anger, aggression, and violence.

• Review the article “Emotion Regulation, Coping, and Psychological Symptoms” in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the concepts of stress and aggression.

• Synthesize what you have examined concerning the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders. Think about the implications of this relationship to the treatment of violent offenders.

The assignment (1–2 pages):

• Briefly explain the concepts of anger, stress, and aggression as they relate to violent offenders.

• Explain the relationship among anger, stress, and aggression.

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *