Needs Assessment In Adolescents

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Our needs assessment was based on questions in relation to anger management with youth of the ages of 9-13 years of age. A needs assessment is a systematic process for determining and addressing needs, or "gaps" between current conditions and desired conditions or "wants". The discrepancy between the current condition and wanted condition must be measured to appropriately identify the need. The needs assessment questionnaire we prepared asked several questions to see how well these adolescences could manage their own anger. From the questionnaire most could tell you what made them angry, but they were unsure of what they should do when it happens. Most of the actions that they stated they displayed were not correct, and some were not…show more content…
Self-Control is the ability to control your reactions to different situations by yourself. It is known that most adolescence do not have self-control. In most cases they lack the knowledge or resources that are needed for them to understand what needs to be done to make better choices. It is stated in a peer reviewed article that analyses show that self-control predicted school grades, life balance, and flow. The findings suggest that self-control may assist adolescents to be better prepared, not only for school, but also for coordinating their investments in different areas of their lives (Kuhnle, C., Hofer, M., & Kilian, B. (2012). With this being stated I think that self-control is a major issue that adolescence needs help in obtaining during puberty. I hope have our presentation that these adolescence take some self- control techniques they learned away with…show more content…
These are different skills that can help in being able to control adolescences anger. Keeping your anger in control is challenging. But having simple and healthy anger management tips can help you to stay in control. Easy skills from taking a timeout, to using "I" statements can help you. It is understood that anger is a normal and even healthy emotion, but it 's important to deal with it in a positive way. To understand how children manage anger and engage in various forms of aggression, it is important to observe children responding to peer provocation. Children 's anger and aggression poses serious ethical and practical challenges, especially with samples of older children and adolescents (Underwood, M. K.
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