CAFAC - Programs
This workbook is designed to be used by participants in an anger management group treatment
curriculum for substance abuse and mental health clients. It provides individuals participating
in the 12-week anger management group treatment with a summary of core concepts,
worksheets to complete homework assignments, and space to take notes for each of the sessions.
The concepts and skills presented in the anger management treatment are best learned
by practice and review and by completing the homework assignments given in this workbook.
Using this workbook as an adjunct to your participation in the 12-week anger management
group treatment will help you develop the skills that are necessary to successfully manage
In the most general sense, anger is a feeling or emotion that ranges from mild irritation to
intense fury and rage. Many people often confuse anger with aggression. Aggression is
behavior that is intended to cause harm or injury to another person or damage to property.
Hostility, on the other hand, refers to a set of attitudes and judgments that motivate aggressive