Assertiveness Training Worksheet

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Assertiveness is an inevitable skill to manage distress, anxiety, and social awkwardness by just understanding your right and the right way to communicate it without harming, influencing, or embarrassing others. It has a lot of benefits, ranging from developing good self-esteem to better mental health and wellbeing.

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Cognitive behavioral therapy includes assertiveness training as one of its effective strategies governed by cognitive restructuring to enable people to learn and practice the desired skill.  The focus is on the basic conceptualization of the therapy, that your thoughts influence your emotions, and that influences your behaviors. Thus, altering the thought will help one to change or modify the behavior for better consequences

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

The benefit of this worksheet is to help you train people to be assertive by altering their thoughts, replacing the negative ones with positive ones, and allowing them to practice communicating their needs clearly but in the right way at the right time. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet will help the trainers, teachers, facilitators, or coaches to use during their training sessions or workshops by providing an insightful reflection on participants’ performance in building the skill. At first, they have to explain the process (figure is available in the sheet) and then ask the trainees to explain the phenomenon and work on the situations together. 

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