Thinking for a Change is an integrated, cognitive-behavioral change program for offenders that includes cognitive restructuring and development of social and problem solving skills. T4C combines cognitive restructuring theory and cognitive skills theory to help individuals take control of their lives by taking control of their thinking. The program is divided into 25 lessons and groups meet two times a week for twelve weeks.
Twelve week group program designed to help offenders change their behaviors around drinking or drug use and driving. Cognitively-based group that focuses on concrete strategies for making productive changes. Driving With Care is not designed to replace chemical dependency treatment or 12-step groups. Instead, it is a cognitive-behavioral group that uses a different approach to supplement treatment or 12-step groups.
Moral Reconation Therapy program (cognitive behavior program for Steering Clear) consists of 12 steps which help the offender to focus on fundamental issues of honesty, trust, acceptance, awareness, healing relationships, helping others, goal setting and identity formation, consistency between short and long term goals, never giving up, maintaining positive change, backsliding, firm commitments and setting appropriate goals.
Ten week program derived from Thinking for a Change (T4C) curriculum. Introduction and overview, active listening skills, asking a question, giving feedback,how our thinking controls how we act, recognizing the thinking that leads to trouble, finding new thinking using thinking check-ins, knowing your feelings, understanding and responding to the feelings of others, responding to anger, problem solving.
Flexible and open-ended, allows continuous intake of new participants, draws on evidence-based treatment models. Provides women with alternatives to criminal activity by helping them identify and mobilize personal and community resources.