This book is intended for use by any professional trainer or manager who is already well versed in basic assertiveness skills and familiar with the principles of assertiveness training. This training resource presents 50 varied and original activities for use on assertiveness, interpersonal and communication skills training programmes. Drawing on both work and personal situations, each activity can be used on its own within any assertiveness training workbook. The author also offers guidance on how to link different activities to create a complete course on assertiveness. The trainer is given step-by-step details on preparing for and running the activity, with suggested questions to ask and advice on how to draw out the learning points for participants. The activities are grouped into eight sections, icebreakers and openers, Getting started, Self awareness, Flashpoints and bruises, Requests and refusals, Tricky situations, Relaxation, Closures. About Author: S Sue Bishop, a trainer, consultant and writer based in Devon, is the author of four other collections of training activities, including Training for Change, with David Taylor published by Kogan Page. short..
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