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Assertiveness Part 1 – Digital online Via Teams, Jen


Digital online Via Microsoft Teams

What is assertiveness and why it is important? Communication behaviour types and boundaries

Course Overview:

2 session, over two weeks – each lasting up to 3 hours including breaks.

Week 1

  • Types of communication behaviour
  • The importance of personal boundaries
  • The 4 A’s of assertiveness
  • The benefits of being assertive for you
  • Being an assertive thinker


Week 2

  • Being honest with yourself
  • The communication loop and barriers to communication
  • Finding the balance: ‘High Five’ breathing
  • Recognising aggression – Reading body language
  • The Anger Iceberg
  • What’s going on in the brain?
  • Safety First

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