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Assertiveness Skills

$25.00

Thursday, September 23
1:00-2:00 pm ET

Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., offers tools for increasing assertiveness and healthy self-expression.

Can't make the live event? Registration includes unlimited access to the on-demand recording and resource materials.

Product Description

Overview

Assertiveness is fundamental to healthy interpersonal communication: it helps us express ourselves and make our needs known while still respecting the needs and views of others. It can be a difficult skill to develop, however, and requires patient practice and self-awareness. Emily R. Cash, Psy.D., offers tools for increasing assertiveness and healthy self-expression.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Utilize reflection questions to assess personal levels of assertiveness;
  2. Learn how assertiveness can result in improved self-esteem, reduced anxiety and richer, more authentic relationships; and
  3. Identify strategies for practicing assertiveness skills in ministry and community life.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. What factors (anxiety, self-confidence, etc.) keep me from asserting my needs and interests in relationships?
  2. What kind of relationships can I handle easily? What kind do I find more difficult to navigate?
  3. When have I successfully asserted myself in the past? When has it not gone so well?