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Document 025057
Thinking for a Change: Integrated Cognitive Behavior Change Program
By Bush, Jack; Glick, Barry; Taymans, Juliana. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
{{NOTE: Thinking for a Change 3.1 has been superseded by Thinking for a Change 4.0 . Thinking for a Change The Thinking for a Change curriculum has been revised and as a result NIC is no longer making available copies of any previous versions of Thinking for a Change 3.1.}} Thinking for a Change (T4C) is the innovative, evidence-based cognitive behavioral curriculum from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) that has broadly influenced the ... Read More
Document 023535
Implementing Motivational Interviewing in Correctional Settings: An Interview with Dr. William Miller
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Aurora, CO).
This presentation is an extended interview with Dr. William Miller regarding the utilization of motivational interviewing (MI) in correctional settings. Topics discussed include:
  • Background of MI
  • MI in corrections
  • How MI works
  • The spirit of MI
  • Implementing MI
  • MI applications and assessment
  • Brief and one-time MI
  • Essentials of MI
  • MI roll-out and training
  • The supervisor’s role
  • MI research
  • And implications for policy makers, supervis... Read More
1 computer disk; DVD-ROM (142 min.) + 1 computer disk; CD-ROM
Document 016974
Facilitation Skills for Offender Groups: Training Curriculum Package
By Yeres, Susan; Collins, Barbara. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). ETR Associates (Santa Cruz, CA); National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
Designed for counselors or other staff who run offender groups, this 16-hour course addresses group process strategies. The following lesson plan modules are provided:
  • Introduction and course overview;
  • What facilitation is;
  • Goals for personal development;
  • Stages of group development;
  • Stages of individual change;
  • Setting a climate for change;
  • Communication skills;
  • Facilitating participation;
  • Facilitating behavior change;
  • Facilitating changes in perspective;
  • A... Read More
approximately 560 pages
Document 015492
NAVCON Brig Sex Offender Treatment Program [Facilitator and Participant Manuals]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). NAVCON Brig Sex Offender Treatment Program (N.P.).
This two year voluntary program assists participants through group sessions and individual behavioral treatment sessions in finding ways to avoid inappropriate and illegal sexual behavior in the future. There are eight modules in this program.
  • Module I is an introduction to the program and covers why enter, what is treatment, autobiography, blocks to treatment, and a glossary.
  • Module II covers relapse prevention and includes: information on the cycle of abuse; building, adding thoughts... Read More
Document 012782
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Wisconsin Dept. of Corrections (Madison, WI).
The focus of the Cognitive Interventions Program is to change the criminal behavior of offenders by motivating them to change themselves. Cognitive change is self-change. This program is divided into four phases. Phase I - Orientation: This phase is designed to teach the basic concepts and techniques of cognitive change. Phase II - The Change Process: In this phase offenders use techniques of cognitive self-observation (Thinking Reports, Journals, Problem and Hassle Logs) to identify thei... Read More
148 p.
Document 011092
Aggression Management: A Program of Communication Skills and Strategies for Probation and Parole Officers [Lesson Plan]
By Bush, Jack. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Missouri Dept. of Corrections (Jefferson City, MO).
The objective of this lesson plan is to provide skills that will assist probation and parole officers to minimize conflict and maximize cooperation between themselves and non-compliant offenders under their supervision. Module topics include:
  • The cognitive foundations of aggressive behavior,
  • Basic skill strategies,
  • Critical situations,
  • Thinking reports as a counseling tool,
  • The follow-up interview,
  • And cognitive counseling skills.
The curriculum pack... Read More
52 p.
Document 007975
Interpersonal Violence Treatment Program
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Vermont Dept. of Corrections (Waterbury, VT).
The purpose of the Criminal Violence Program is to significantly reduce the violent behavior of program inmates during and after incarceration. Also included in this packet of material is a lesson plan outline (1989) on treating the criminal personality and a description of VOP (Violent Offender Program) treatment activities.... Read More
32 p.
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