Being in Control Bingo: An Anger Management Game for Young Adolescents

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Millicent H Kellner

Being in Control Bingo

Age Range: 12 to 14
2007
ISBN: 9780878225804

This educational game provides an enjoyable way to teach anger management skills to middle school students. It can be used independently or to enhance the In Control. program, also by Dr. Kellner. Before playing the game, students learn language, concepts, and strategies for managing their anger. During the game, they learn to recognise their anger, stop and think before they behave inappropriately, and then use an appropriate anger management strategy to calm down and stay in control. The game can be played by large or small groups in schools and other settings. Includes 15 bingo cards, 50 calling cards, plastic tokens, and a 26-page facilitator’s guide.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Preliminary Lessons

Physiological Tools (Techniques from Our Bodies)

  • Counting
  • Deep Breathing
  • Muscle Relaxation

Thinking and Behavioral Tools

Anger Triggers and Settings

  • Degrees of Anger
  • Role-Pay

Anger Management Criteria and Self-Evaluation

  • Criteria for Good Anger Management
  • Signs of Anger Management
  • Sample Anger Log

Playing the Game

Appendix A: Anger Management Glossary

Appendix B: Anger Log (reproducible)

Appendix C: Ten Points in Anger Management