Emotions and Me

Emotions & ME

Anger Management for Kids

What is Emotions and Me- Anger Management for Kids?

A carefully designed 7 week programme for older children with autism, helping them understand their emotions, naming them and having strategies to deal with them.

We will explore different emotions, particulalrly ANGER and various situations that make us feel angry.

We will look for strategies that can help not to get mad! 

Why Emotions & Me?

  • It gives you tools to recognise emotions and name them
  • It helps understand why you feel angry and the impact it has on others
  • It helps understand consequences of anger
  • It helps recognise the signs of feeling angry and act fast
  • It helps understand other feelings that may lead to anger
  • It helps understand what hapends when you are angry
  • It gives you ideas on how to communicate your emotions and needs

Structure of the session:

  • Drop off and welcome - parents/carers are encouraged to enjoy a cup of coffee in The Arc Cafe as children respond differently when parents/carers are not around. It is also a good opportunity for parents to have a break. However, that will be discussed individually  with each family.
  • Following government guidance on Covid 19- hand sanitizer, Covid -19 declaration
  • Rules - children set the rules themselves and are reminded of them every session.
  • Emotional thermometer - identify how you feel and why
  • Anger - every session will concentrate on a different aspect of anger
  • Positive Affirmations to concentarte on our strenghths 
  • Reflection and getting ready for next week
  • Pick up time and feedback to parents/carers

The programme will cover:

1. Why do I feel angry

- naming emotions

- feeling in my body

2. Looking out for anger

- anger thermometer

- it's OK to be angry

- what else can anger be?

3. What/Who makes me angry

- intensity

- conflicts at home and at school

- expressing anger and consequences

4. What do I get back when I show anger

- building up empathy

- impact on others

5. Making friends with my anger

- what do I need to clam down?

- what can I do instead of being angry?

6. How to communicate my needs

- Requests vs Demands

- What do I really need?

- Feelings vocabulary

7. Different Me

- Strategies to support

- making choices

- Positive thinking

START: 22/04/2021

DAY: Thursday

TIME: 5pm - 6pm

VENUE: The Officers Mess, Coldstream Rd,

Caterham CR3 5QX ( opposite Tesco)

COST: £45 per term ( 7 weeks)

Only 8 places available !

What is included:

  • High qulity sessions delivered by Mental Health First Aider and Autism practitioner
  • Very small group and autism friendly environment
  •  FREE resources
  • 1:1 support for the family
  • End of programme report
  • Certificate of achievement

Who is it for?

  • Older children age 10+
  • Children who struggle with emotions
  • Childen who have issues with anger and very often are misunderstood
  • Children who are excluded from school, socially isolated and as a result, are angry