assertiveness training
noun Date: 1975 a method of training individuals to act in a bold self-confident manner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • assertiveness training — Training courses designed to help employees to develop their abilities, exercise initiative, present themselves convincingly, translate ideas into action, and generally maximize their potential. Assertiveness training aims to raise trainees self… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • assertiveness training — noun a method of psychotherapy that reinforces you for stating negative and positive feelings directly • Hypernyms: ↑behavior therapy, ↑behavior modification * * * noun : a method of training individuals to act in a bold self confident manner * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • assertiveness training — /əˈsɜtɪvnəs ˌtreɪnɪŋ/ (say uh sertivnuhs .trayning) noun training which fosters the ability to overcome one s shyness and inhibitions so that it is possible to state clearly and positively one s wishes or opinions …   Australian English dictionary

  • assertiveness training — a type of behavior therapy in which people are taught appropriate methods of asserting themselves in various situations through honest and direct expression of both positive and negative feelings. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • assertiveness training — a form of behavior therapy in which individuals are taught appropriate interpersonal responses involving direct, forthright expression of their feelings, needs and wishes, both negative and positive …   Medical dictionary

  • assertiveness training — asser′tiveness train ing n. pst behavior therapy in which one is taught how to assert oneself constructively through direct expression of both positive and negative feelings • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Тренинг ассертивности (assertiveness training) — Т. а. разработан Эндрю Солтером и популяризован Джозефом Вольпе и Арнольдом Лазарусом. ТА чаще всего составляет один из аспектов более широкой терапевтической программы. Его цели включают: а) повышение осознанности личных прав; б) различение… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Assertiveness — is a trait taught by many personal development experts and psychotherapists and the subject of many popular self help books. It is linked to self esteem and considered an important communication skill.As a communication style and strategy,… …   Wikipedia

  • training — train‧ing [ˈtreɪnɪŋ] noun HUMAN RESOURCES [singular, uncountable] the process of training someone or of being trained: • 30 workers are being sent to Japan for training. • 90% of the graduates were offered on the job training (= training while… …   Financial and business terms

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