In-House Services

Thinking for a Change (T4C) employs a problem-solving approach that teaches individuals to work through problems without resorting to criminal behavior. T4C emphasizes introspection, cognitive restructuring, and social skills training. The principles taught are reinforced by staff and are an integral part of the philosophy in a community-based correctional setting. The class meets 2 times per week for 10 weeks. Each session lasts 90 minutes.

Thinking for a Change Graduation 5-21-13
Courage to ChangeThrough the use of this cognitive-behavioral Interactive Journaling® system and interaction with their resource team, participants address their individual problem areas within the "Big Six" criminogenic needs identified by the Administrative Office of Probation and Pretrial Services and other secondary needs identified within the assessment process.
By personalizing the information presented in the Journals to their own circumstances, participants will develop a roadmap to success in their efforts to change.
A significant portion of this Interactive Journaling series has been adapted from content developed in collaboration with the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is a cognitive-behavioral program for substance abuse treatment and for criminal justice offenders.  It combines education, group, individual counseling, and structured exercises.  MRT addresses beliefs and reasoning.  The program is designed to help offenders change the way they think and make judgments about what is right and wrong.
Anger Management program provides evidence-based programs and materials that can help clients recognize, overcome and control anger management challenges, thereby reducing criminal activity.  It is used with violent offenders, with argumentative or oppositional clients, as a supplemental program with domestic violence perpetrators, with road rage with substance abuse, and with drug courts.