A Status Report on Recent Developments in Anger Management Worldwide
As the leading provider of anger management curricula, facilitator certification training, ancillary material, consultation and services, we at Anderson & Anderson® feel an obligation to keep the consuming public aware of the developments in this rapidly growing area of specialization. A brief summary of some of the major developments are listed below:
-Correctional organizations in many areas of the nation have adopted the Anderson & Anderson model of assessment and intervention as the curriculum of choice for prisons, jails, probation, parole and the criminal justice system in general.
-Anderson & Anderson is partnering with an international IT company to provide anger management in Jails and Prisons in New York State.
-At last weeks facilitator certification training in Santa Monica, those in attendance included three California Parole Officials, contract Social Service Agency staff who provide after-school classes for At-Risk students, three District Attorney Staff members from Brooklyn, New York, one Hospital Professional from New Jersey, a Public School Administrator, a Minister of a Major Congregation from Northern California, and Private Practice Mental Health Professionals representing Marriage Counseling, Clinical Social Work and Psychology.
-In Bermuda, the Anderson & Anderson Anger Management model is now used in the prison system, school system, courts, mental health as well as violence prevention programs throughout the Island.
-In the Philippines, the Anderson & Anderson curriculum was first introduced to the Philippine Psychiatric Association’s 25th Anniversary Conference in Manila. The model is now in use in mental health, social service as well as substance abuse agencies in Pasig City and Manila.
-In Chile, Catholic Social Services first introduced the Anderson & Anderson model one state with the approval of the local Magistrate. The model is now rapidly growing. Anderson & Anderson will soon introduce a new DVD made in Chile for use by our Spanish-speaking clients.
-Cayman Islands introduced the Anderson & Anderson anger management curriculum first to its prison system and now it is used in the schools as well as mental health, substance and social service programs.
-Canada is the second largest number of Certified Anger Management Providers in the world. In addition to the general pubic, this model is also used by most of the Native Indian populations throughout Canada.
-Puerto Rico and Mexico are now using anger management in Mexico City and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
-As an indication of the interest in anger management in the UK, the British Broadcasting Channel is sending a Producer, camera crew and a popular Television Personality to Los Angeles to film footage to produce two one hour documentaries on “Anger Management”.
-On March 17, 2008 Nancy and George Anderson will meet with Prominent Hollywood Producer, Matthew Gross regarding a future Television Program.
-Stay tuned to this popular blog for future development in the World of Anger Management. We almost forgot to mention that the Anderson & Anderson Executive Coaching/Anger Management for Physicians is not the 1st. choice for Hospitals and Physicians nationwide. We are, in fact, the Industry Standard for this service.
George Anderson, MSW, BCD, CAMF, CEAP
Diplomate, American Association of Anger Management Providers
Anderson & Anderson®, The Trusted Name in Anger Management