Aggression Intervention Training Graduate Level

Instructions

Assume the role in the scenario for the professional setting you currently work in, or a setting from your past experience.

Scenario

Due to your training and expertise in social psychology, your agency (or company) director has asked you to design a training activity/intervention for staff to identify and manage potential aggression in your work environment, and to promote positive outcomes.

Deliverable

Design a research-based Aggression Intervention Training Program for staff to minimize aggression, within a setting from your professional experience. You may use the format of your choice for the deliverable, such as a report, proposal, et cetera.

Reflect on the prompts listed below each scoring guide criterion, as you develop this assessment.

  • Evaluate how aggressive behavior may be influenced by the relationships, groups, and culture in a setting.
    • What elements or conditions of the setting could contribute to potential aggressive behaviors?
    • Are modifications in the environment needed?
    • Are changes needed in the culture?
  • Apply social psychological theory, research, and methods to design intervention training to minimize aggression in a specific setting.
    • What does a staff person need to understand about their own reactions and triggers?
    • How can staff quickly assess the aggressor’s own self-concept?
    • What methods or techniques could staff use to minimize or de-escalate aggressive situations or behaviors?
    • Use examples of aggressive behavior to illustrate interventions.
  • How does social learning theory explain aggression?
  • What is the evolutionary argument about aggression?
  • How are gender, race, and culture related to self-esteem?
  • Apply principles of social psychological and methods to design interventions that promote self-esteem and self-efficacy for clients and staff.
    • Explain principles and methods that:
      • Improve clients’ self-esteem.
      • Support clients’ self-efficacy.
  • Recommend future training to complement and enhance the Aggression Intervention Training.
  • Support positions with references from scholarly and professional literature.

The Aggression Intervention Training must include the following:

  • Setting.
    • Describe the professional setting used as the basis for the assessment.
  • Program Focus and Structure.
    • Explain the focus of the aggression intervention plan—for example, sexual harassment/aggression, physical, male-on-male, female-on-male, male-on-female, workplace violence, domestic violence, dealing with violent clients or patients, et cetera.
    • Outline the structure of the program—length, format, et cetera.
  • Goals and Objectives.
    • Identify primary goals and objectives related to the particular focus of the plan for the identified setting.
  • Interventions.
    • Design interventions to minimize aggression.
    • Design interventions that promote self-esteem and self-efficacy for clients and staff.
  • Evaluation.
    • Construct a Pre and Post-test on attitudes toward aggression.
  • Recommendations for follow up training.
    • Include an evaluation of Assertiveness Training as a complement to the Aggression Intervention Program.
Additional Requirements
  • Length: Maximum length is 5 pages.
  • Written communication: Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and APA format and style.