Cognitive Restructuring for Criminal Justice & the D&A Client
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:
EXPERIENTIAL PRESENTATION TIME: