assertive training

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as·ser·tive train·ing

a form of behavior modification or therapy in which a client is taught to feel free to make legitimate demands and refusals in situations that previously elicited diffident responses.

as·ser·tive train·ing

(ă-sĕrtiv trāning)
Behavior modification therapy in which a patient is taught to feel free to make legitimate demands and refusals in situations that previously elicited diffident responses.
Synonym(s): assertive conditioning.