Live Course

The Angry Smile course is designed for anyone who lives, works, or interacts with a passive aggressive student and wants to better understand and manage the often- troubling dynamics.

This one-day training takes an in-depth look at the roots of passive aggressive behavior in children, exploring masked anger at five distinct and increasingly pathological levels. The course features the Passive Aggressive Conflict cycle as well as eight specific skills that professionals (and anyone interacting with a passive aggressive person) can use to respond effectively to the troubling behavior.

The Angry Smile course trains participants in a six-step process for confronting and changing passive aggressive behaviors in the long-term, using extensive discussion, video examples, and role play.

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The Angry Smile:

 
The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace, at Home, School, in Marriage & Online

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The Angry Smile Online training

The Angry Smile Online training comprehensively examines passive aggressive behavior in children, adolescents, and adults within families, school settings, and workplaces.

Participants will discover how to stop:

  • Endless conflict cycles
  • Frustrating arguments
  • Relationship-damaging wars of words

The Angry Smile Online is a video-based training that provides in-depth instruction in managing passive aggressive behavior, including:

  • The Developmental Pathways to a Passive Aggressive Personality
  • The Reasons People Use Passive Aggressive Behavior
  • The Five Levels of Passive Aggressive Behavior
  • The Passive Aggressive Conflict Cycle
  • 8 Skills for Effectively Responding to Passive Aggressive Behavior
  • 6 Steps for Changing Passive Aggressive Behavior in the Long Term.

Online Course Format

  1. The Angry Smile Online is a video-based course. Following the simple registration process (see link below), you will gain access to 9 training modules, each presented via video by Signe Whitson, co-author of The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace, at Home, School, in Marriage & Online.
  2. The course is not timed; participants are free to watch the modules on their own schedule, and may re-watch each module as often as desired. It is highly recommended that the modules are viewed sequentially, however, as the course information builds on itself from one module to the next.
  3. Upon registration, you will be able to download the Participant’s Manual for The Angry Smile course. The manual provides the PowerPoint presentation and supplemental role play activities.
  4. Your registration and payment for The Angry Smile Online also includes a copy of the textbook The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace, at Home, School, in Marriage & Online. The book will automatically be shipped to the address you list in your registration. You should receive the book in 7-10 business days. You may begin to watch the video modules before the textbook arrives. The textbook will enhance your overall learning and will be instrumental for long term reference and retention of the course content.

Course Fee: $150.00

The fee for the online course includes a copy of the text The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace, at Home, School, in Marriage & Online (shipped directly to the address you provide during course registration) along with a downloadable Participant’s manual and Certificate.

Getting Started

Click the link below to register for The Angry Smile Online training.

Once your registration is complete, you will be linked directly to the online course to begin your training. You will also receive an email notification of your order details and your login information if you are registering a new account.

When you have successfully completed the course and passed the multiple choice exam, you can download a Certificate of Completion.

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All Training sessions feature a series of videos and a specific set of questions from the exam as well as a survey for course evaluation.

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