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HD 157 Assertive Communication • V1-3 Cr.

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Description:

Develops awareness of personal communication styles and choices. Students practice skills that enable them to communicate directly and to get their needs met without denying the rights of others.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe the common issues and perspectives manifesting in assertive, aggressive, and passive-aggressive behaviors.
  • Identify environmental contributors commonly resulting in inappropriate communication styles.
  • Identify irrational beliefs and thoughts that interfere with effective assertive behavior.
  • Identify situations and behavior in which change is both an important and realistic goal.
  • Learn and practice a variety of skills that will enhance assertive behavior and will aid in dealing with stressful interactions with others.
  • Identify personal goals and priorities related to achieving new assertive behavior.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000