The Anger Management Course provides participants with the necessary skills and tools to effectively provide anger management services to clients.
Upon successful completion of this anger management training program the individual will be able to:
Recognize the role of individual responsibility in changing unacceptable behavior.
Develop a working understanding of one’s own anger/stress patterns and responses.
Provide anger management services to a diverse clientele.
How to obtain the certification
To receive the Anger Management Specialist-I Certification from the National Anger Management Association follow the steps below. However, for the most accurate and up-to-date instructions, contact NAMASS directly (http://namass.org/anger-management-certification.html).
Complete this course.
6 months of anger management training experience.
Complete of a minimum of 4 (30 minute) sessions of anger management supervision with a NAMA approved supervisor. The instructor of this course is available to provide this supervision after you complete the course. Circle of Recovery (404) 243-5576.
Submit an application, application fee of $125, and your resume to NAMA for review. (Cost and details are subject to change. Refer directly to NAMASS.org for the details of obtaining the certification.)
Dr. Kelly professional experience includes over 30 years working in a variety of Human Service Organizations. She is a veteran and currently works as a MH consultant/counselor providing services to Active Duty Military, veteran and their families. Dr. Kelly’s has held a variety of different positions and has worked in a variety of clinical treatment settings. She served as past President of the state association’s, Georgia Addiction Counselor Association. In addition, she is the founding president of Circle of Recovery, Inc. She has served as the past Project Director at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Cork Institute, Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center, in Atlanta, GA. She also served as the Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program. In addition to her experience in mental health, substance abuse, criminal justice settings, and EAP treatment settings. She has taught at several major universities, and has experience with on line courses. In addition, Dr. Kelly continues to provide ongoing consultation, training, drug/alcohol education and treatment to those in need. Dr. Kelly’s holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Services with a minor in psychology, from Capella University, a Master’s of Science degree in Administration with a minor in Psychology from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Park College. Dr. Kelly currently holds certifications as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Board Certified Counselor, a Nationally Certified Life & Recovery Coach, Certified Psychotherapist, a Master Level Addictions' Counselor, Board Certified Interventionist Level II, Nationally Advanced Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, Certified Criminal Justice Specialist, Certified Prevention Specialist Level IV, Certified Anger Management Facilitator, Certified Distance counselor, and a Certified Risk Reduction Instructor and is a Nationally Certified Trainer/Instructor through NAADAC. Dr. Kelly’s is a member of the National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors, (NADAAC), a member of the Forensic Counselors Association, and a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
Who Should Attend
Individuals who provide services to those with anger issues.