Cognitive Restructuring for Criminal Justice & the D&A Client

 

19.5 Hours PCB Approved

GOALS & OBJECTIVES OF EDUCATION OFFERING

 

PURPOSE OF PRESENTATION (GOALS):
To provide participants with a working knowledge of cognitive psychology while demonstrating the effectiveness of combining this approach with traditional D&A treatment. Experientially to teach the participant the use of Cognitive Restructuring in applicable reality based skills & tools to aid both the clinician & client in the treatment process.

COURSE CONTENT AND DESCRIPTION:
The course utilizes (3) eight hour days to provide participants with a thorough introduction to the Cognitive Restructuring model, practical “how to” application, self inventory of skills, & barriers specific to work orientation. Participants will complete course with a specific action plan & goal development strategies including resources for self & client.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS (VIDEO USE, ETC.):
Didactic video, workshop / discussion groups, easel, overhead, handouts and workbook.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (LISTED NUMERICALLY)

  • That Change is possible.

  • That current reality is the result of the beliefs, habits and attitudes we have adopted in the past.

  • That our future is determined by the beliefs, habits and attitudes that we adopt today.

  • That it is possible to choose our beliefs, habits and attitudes in order to reach our goals/visions.

  • Why changing or paradigm is the most effective way to bring about long term change.

  • How our preconditioned cultural beliefs can be our greatest barriers to change.

  • To assist the participants with identifying both personal biases and barriers to learning including cultural, experiential, and theoretic orientation.

DIDACTIC PRESENTATION TIME:
13 Hours

EXPERIENTIAL PRESENTATION TIME:
7 Hours

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Spirit & Associates

2455 Brandywine Lane

York, PA 17404

 

spiritandassociates@gmail.com

spiritassociates2@verizon.net

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