Assertive Communication: Building Confidence and Respect

Assertive Communication: Building Confidence and Respect

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Do you struggle with being assertive?

Are you lacking the confidence and self-esteem to communicate effectively?

Do you find yourself blowing up and then regretting it?

People often struggle with finding a balance between passive and aggressive communication. Assertive communication is expressing what you believe and how it can be achieved in a way that is strong, open, tactful and effective, and also allows the other to respond.

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People often struggle with finding the balance between passive and aggressive communication. Assertive communication is expressing what you feel, what you need, and how it can be achieved in a way that is strong, open, tactful  and effective. In this session participants will explore the theory and application of assertive behavior and communication.

Course Objectives

Participants attending this workshop will have the opportunity to:

  • Increase their understanding of assertiveness

  • Develop a greater understanding of their own individual patterns; passivity, assertiveness, or aggression

  • Examine blocks to assertiveness

  • Increase their ability to constructively confront others

  • Apply assertive communication skills

  • Learn and practice tactics for “turning up the heat“

  • Identify their own body language and recognize the effect of body language on communication

  • Examine barriers to saying “No,” and develop strategies for setting boundaries