Get Assertive!

Almost everyone desires to exude confidence and be treated respectfully in all areas of their lives, whether it be at home, in the classroom, or with a boss, but few of us know where to start finding our more assertive side. In this applicable course, you will analyze your own behaviors and understand others’ in order to adapt your words and actions to be perceived as assertive in your daily life. Teach your colleagues, students, and even strangers how you want to be treated by learning new body language, expressions, and strategies for facing any resistance you may encounter.

In this course, you will:

  • Discover where you lie on a scale of assertiveness and strategies for getting to where you want to be,
  • Realize the differences between passive, aggressive, and assertive behaviors,
  • Explore ways to change your inner-dialogue and change your self-image,
  • Determine how to face any adverse criticism to your newfound confidence.

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SCECHs Granted


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What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

Early Childhood
High School
Lower Elementary
Middle School
Upper Elementary

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