Thinking for a Change 4.0 (T4C) is an integrated cognitive behavioral change program authored by Jack Bush, Ph.D., Barry Glick, Ph.D., and Juliana Taymans, Ph.D., under a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Corrections (NIC).
The Academy Division sponsors technical assistance, training, networks and information services.
Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces recidivism in both juveniles and adults by helping them become conscious of their own thoughts and behaviors and then make positive changes to them.
This report reviews the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy, education, substance abuse, mental illness and other treatment programs.
This evaluation of the Thinking for a Change program uses a quasi-experimental, non-random, two group pre-test post-test design.