Understanding Anger Management Certification
There are certification training providers located all
throughout the county ranging from
In light of not having a state or federal
agency to regulate anger management, our organization has been proactive in
gaining more approvals that almost any other training organization in the
nation for anger management. Approvals
We recognize that Domestic Violence training is regulated and the standards for training are more exhaustive; however, Domestic Violence and Anger Management are two totally different disciplines with different requirements for participants of these programs. When and if standards are created by a state or federal organization, we will most certainly comply as I believe all other certification training organizations around the country will do as well. We believe that our training “requirements” are adequate and appropriate, and we continue to strive to improve them.
No organization in the field of anger management can dictate regulations and requirements for all providers of certification training at this juncture. If this were the case, it would create a conflict of interest, because it puts personal business interests before consumer needs. This is unfair to all other providers in the field and is the reason why governmental agencies exist in the first place. It helps to regulate and standardize without bias. Consumers must be aware that there are no currently no standards that are universally accepted and governmentally regulated. In September of 2006, our content training will be extended to 16 hours, which is extremely common among most of the of anger management training providers in the nation.
Ari Novick, Ph.D.