1. a method of teaching individuals to change verbal and nonverbal behavioral patterns with the aim of enhancing interpersonal communication. This is achieved through techniques designed to help express emotions, opinions, and preferences

ASSERTIVENESS TRAINING: "A person engaging in assertiveness training aims to learn communications skills to allow him or her to express needs clearly and appropriately."
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