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.
Decision Points is a cognitive-behavioral intervention which includes skill training. It is open ended and allows for continuous enrollment of new participants. The focus of the program is to teach two concepts and four steps to increase participants’ ability to stay out of trouble. Decision Points combines aspects of cognitive skills training and cognitive restructuring. Decision Points teaches new attitudes and beliefs as a set of thinking skills. Participants must complete all five lessons and show proficiency in all skills to successfully complete the course.
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.