What is an Anger Signals Worksheet?
An anger signals worksheet is a worksheet where anger signs are listed and organized in columns. A document that practitioners or therapists can use, this resource is a tool that adults can give their clients to help them identify early warning signs for their anger to prevent emotional outbursts that can harm themselves and others.
Currently, therapists can find various anger signals worksheet templates available for download. However, compared to others, our template doesn’t only have a list of anger warning signs but can be answered by our client too.
If you think you and your client can benefit from a customizable and fillable template, keep reading for more information on downloading a copy, using it during your sessions, situations where you may use it, and its benefits.
How does it work?
Step One. Access the template
To access and download a copy of our printable anger signals worksheet, you can either:
- Click the “Download Template” or “Use Template” button above
- Search “Anger Signals Worksheet” in Carepatron’s template library in our app or website
Step Two. Fill Out the Worksheet
When you have a copy in hand and believe your client will benefit from answering the worksheet. You may explain how to answer the worksheet or verbally obtain their answers during your session.
Step Three. Process the Answers with the Client
Identifying one’s anger signals is only half the battle. You should process the answers with the client so that they can prevent emotional outbursts and instead find coping strategies to manage their anger by expressing it more healthily when a situation arises.
Step Four. Store Securely
Once you’ve reviewed the answers with your client, don’t forget to store the worksheet in a secure physical location or a HIPAA-compliant EHR like Carepatron for future reference.
Anger Signals Worksheets Example (sample)
Here’s an example of a filled-out Anger Signals Worksheet PDF template. This will give you insight into how this assessment looks when completed.
You can use an offline copy as a reference in the future by clicking the “Download Example PDF” button above or the sample below.
When would you use this Template?
Clients can use the anger signals worksheet whenever they feel like their anger has gotten out of control and they want to be able to manage it.
On the other hand, therapists will benefit the most from a filled-out template they can use during anger management therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and mindfulness therapies with their clients. If the client isn’t undergoing this type of therapy but still wants to create better anger coping strategies, we will leave it up to the therapist to decide whether they a worksheet will be helpful to the client or not.
With our free anger signals worksheet, clients can improve their self-awareness because they’ll discover how their anger manifests and have a record of the signs when they’re feeling angry.
Connected to the first benefit, if the clients recognize signs of anger in themselves, they may feel more empowered to figure out how to cope with their feelings to avoid any possible outbursts that may hurt their relationship.
For certain people, the more they learn to express their emotions healthily, the lesser anger signals they have, especially those which can negatively affect their relationships, such as yelling. What better way to track how much one has changed or grown than with a template where one can record the difference in anger signals before therapy or coping strategies?
Fully Digital and Accessible
Our template is entirely digital, meaning you can download, access, and share it, and your client can fill out the form on any gadgets you have. In addition, when it’s time to store the filled-out worksheets, you can easily save them on Carepatron, a secure HIPAA-compliant EHR.
Why use Carepatron as your Anger Signals Worksheet app?
It's because Carepatron isn't only an app where you can download and store your anger signals worksheet template. Beyond that, it is software where your clients can access medical records relevant to them, including their filled-out anger signals worksheet, and you can find tools that’ll help you be more efficient and productive in your practice.
Streamline processes and automate administrative tasks when you access the features on Carepatron to do any of the following:
- Customize, download, and print over 700 PDF templates of medical documents like tests, guides, assessments, and surveys
- Create, scan, or upload personal documents and custom templates you can't find in our library
- Store client's medical records and your digital notes in our secure, HIPAA-compliant system
- Set appointments and sync schedules with the integrated calendar functionality
- Conduct teleconsultation sessions with integrated video call solutions
- Set up an automated payment system for your client and more!
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Air Force Materiel Command Health and Wellness Team. (2016, September 12). Managing anger means learning to recognize the signs. Hill Air Force Base. https://www.hill.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/942601/managing-anger-means-learning-to-recognize-the-signs/#:~:text=Knowing%20these%20early%20warning%20signs,strategies%20to%20effectively%20manage%20it.