Anger Management Education (AME) is a growing genre of Family Life Education that shows promise in helping individuals manage the frequency and intensity of their anger. The majority of research using AME however has primarily examined outcomes from high-risk populations such as incarcerated populations, delinquent youth, and couples in relationship duress. This study examines the experiences of 36 Latino adult participants in the RELAX: Alternatives to Anger family life education program. Six themes emerged using data from five focus group interviews depicting positive evaluate findings among participants, including: (1) anger management strategies, (2) understanding anger, (3) improved relationships, (4) social support, (5) cultural influence of anger, and (6) less stress. Implications for developing and implementing AME programming for Latino audiences is described.
|Journal||Journal of Human Services and Extension|
|State||Accepted/In press - Oct 2019|