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|#11580/0795 BEYOND ANGER and FROM THE INSIDE OUT Curricula|
This special collection featuring Earnie Larsen, includes two curriculums: BEYOND ANGER: Connecting with Self and Others This four-week curriculum helps clients in institutional settings and community corrections address anger, reconciliation, and emotion management and provides guidelines for daily living. FROM THE INSIDE OUT: Taking Personal Responsibility for the Relationships in Your Life This 12-week curriculum provides clients in institutional settings and community corrections tools for building, strengthening, and maintaining relationships. Concrete examples, specific advice, inmate testimonials, and role-plays teach inmates how to improve relationships by taking personal responsibility for them. *This complete package includes 4 DVD's, 2 Facilitators Guides, and 2 Sets of Reproducible Handouts and Worksheets
|#1310/0795 BEYOND ANGER Curriculum Package|
This four-week curriculum from Earnie Larsen helps clients in institutional settings and community corrections address anger, reconciliation, and emotion management and provides guidelines for daily living. *Includes a 64 page Facilitator's Guide as well as 50 pages of Reproducible Handouts.
|#16220/0795 CRIMINAL AND ADDICTIVE THINKING COLLECTION|
CRIMINAL AND ADDICTIVE THINKING: Thinking about your Thinking Part 1 DVD 32 minutes, CC Inmates, not actors, discuss their new understanding of how distorted thinking keeps them stuck in addictive and criminal behaviors. In a group setting as participants in a cognitive-behavioral treatment program, the inmates reflect on and challenge each other about their core beliefs, attitudes, and assumptions about themselves and the world around them. Among their discoveries about the way they think: *seeing yourself as a victim allows you to victimize others *distorted thinking leads to manipulative and aggressive behaviors *feelings of entitlement and criminal pride play into distorted thinking *in criminal thinking, self is first and everybody else is second. Taped in correctional facilities, the video series allows real inmates to tell the real story about recovering from a life of addiction and crime. The result is a powerful, direct, and liberating message about finding a life of recovery and freedom. A NEW DIRECTION is a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral therapy curriculum for addicted offenders. CRIMINAL AND ADDICTIVE THINKING: Thinking about your Thinking Part 2 DVD 30 minutes, CC Inmates, not actors, present a series of eight real-life, everyday prison scenarios that could easily escalate into violent incidents. After each scenario, viewers are asked to analyze the event, identify the feelings and distorted thinking involved, and determine possible replacement thoughts and behaviors. Using their own words and drawing from their own experiences, the inmates role-play situations that realistically portray how criminal and addictive thought patterns lead to destructive behaviors. The situations include: *an inmate's overreaction to a routine shakedown *a discussion among three inmates about whether to retaliate for a fight *a scuffle after an egregious foul on the basketball court *an inmate's angry phone call to his spouse who refuses to send money *a quarrel between roommates about how to resolve a conflict CRIMINAL AND ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR TACTICS DVD 24 minutes, CC Inmates, not actors, candidly discuss the tactics they have used to exact power and control over others--in prison and out of prison. In a group setting as participants in a cognitive-behavioral treatment program, the inmates share personal stories about manipulating, intimidating, physically assaulting, and even murdering individuals who got in the way of what they wanted. Raw, real, and tragic, the inmates' stories reveal: *how distorted thoughts and unresolved feelings fuel criminal behavior *why using drugs and committing crimes are fundamentally linked *what it really means to take charge of your life and respect others CRIMINAL AND ADDICTIVE THINKING WORKBOOK REVISED (100 ea. Softcover, 192 pages) This 192 page participant workbook, written at a sixth-grade level, contains materials that reflect real-life experiences of offenders with addiction and activities that demonstrate addictive and criminal thought processes. Fifty exercises cover: Criminal and Addiction History, Becoming Aware of Your Inner Maps, Learning to Think About Your Thinking, Learning to Think about Your Behaviors. CRIMINAL AND ADDICTIVE THINKING FACILITATOR’S GUIDE REVISED (1 ea. Softcover, 192 pages)
|#12732/0795 CRIMINAL AND ADDICTIVE THINKING COLLECTION REVISED|
Inmates, not actors, discuss their new understanding of how distorted thinking keeps them stuck in addictive and criminal behaviors. In a group setting as participants in a cognitive-behavioral treatment program, the inmates reflect on and challenge each other about their core beliefs, attitudes, and assumptions about themselves and the world around them. Among their discoveries about the way they think: *seeing yourself as a victim allows you to victimize others *distorted thinking leads to manipulative and aggressive behaviors *feelings of entitlement and criminal pride play into distorted thinking *in criminal thinking, self is first and everybody else is second. Taped in correctional facilities, the video series allows real inmates to tell the real story about recovering from a life of addiction and crime. The result is a powerful, direct, and liberating message about finding a life of recovery and freedom.
|#11532/0635 GOING HOME: Teens Re-entering Society (2 Programs)|
*WINNER! 2008 Telly Award All former inmates have a hard time adjusting to life outside prison, but teenagers face their own specific set of challenges after doing time. This two-part series shows how that adjustment process often plays out and how its hardships can be minimized. Covers the major sources of conflict that young people will encounter when reentering society. FROM THE INSIDE: Personal Challenges for Teens Reentering Society ON THE OUTSIDE: Social Challenges for Teens Reentering Society
|#11117/0795 LIFE ON LIFE'S TERMS: Release and Reintegration Preparation|
Recidivism is a complex and confounding issue, at the heart of which lies an equally chronic problem - substance abuse. This program provides a powerful, cognitive-behavioral treatment program for male chemically dependent offenders.
|#1097/0635 MANHOOD AND VIOLENCE: Fatal Peril|
Explores how a program aimed specifically at helping incarcerated men to better understand the foundations of their violent tendencies and behaviors is set up and managed. Documented success stories are related and the drop in recidivism is annotated.
|#14285/0795 NEW DIRECTION (A): A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Curriculum REVISED|
This comprehensive cognitive-behavioral therapy treatment program gives chemically dependent offenders the tools and techniques to challenge their thinking in order to change their criminal and addictive behavior patterns. Consists of six core modules: Intake & Orientation, Criminal & Addictive Thinking, Drug & Alcohol Education, Socialization, Relapse Prevention, and Release & Reintegration Preparation. Each module features two DVDs, client workbooks, and facilitator's guides. NOTE: The 12 DVDs in this package are also available for purchase separately as a whole or individually.
|#11533/0635 PAROLE: Getting Out and Staying Out|
Prison life is hard - but for most ex-convicts, life on the outside is tough, too. This video follows paroled prisoners as they re-enter civilian life and face challenges both large and small.
|#11780/0635 SEVILLE'S STORY: Choosing to Live Clean (2 Programs)|
Personal responsibility is at the center of this ABC News series - but compassion and redemption are also major parts of the equation. Drawn from the so-called Badlands, one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Philadelphia, this is the story of a former criminal and the community activist who helped him change. The psychological journey of the man known as Seville demonstrates what social outreach and involvement can accomplish when a lost soul makes a conscious choice to find a better life.
|#12833/1745 THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITIES IN PRISONS: A Research Perspective|
A must for all those working in and developing therapeutic communities in prisons! Dr. Harry Wexler walks through the past and current research developments on the efficacy of Therapeutic Communities in prisons. Wexler discusses a breadth of topics including: the evidence that prison treatment alone is insufficient for long-term change, and the importance of aftercare; the benefits and potential problems of manual-based treatment; the need for incentives; the importance of bridging TC members and facilitators with their outside communities; and the promising new research of TCs in maximum-security prisons and the potential of reducing violence among their prisoners.
|#14732/0867 TING FORUM ON ADDICTIONS AND CORRECTIONS (2 Programs)|
What is the connection between trauma, addiction and criminal behavior? "A great deal" explains Gabor Maté, M.D. with twenty years experience dealing with the results of all three of the above while working with the inhabitants of Vancouver's notorious lower east side. PART ONE - Why are a disproportionate number of Dr. Mate's addicted patients coming from the Native Canadian community and/or suffered trauma inducing childhoods? Addiction is an attempt at self-medication in unconscious reaction to psychological problems. PART TWO - Why are a disproportionate number of inmates in Canada's corrections service also aboriginals and other minorities and/or survivors of childhood trauma? And how much does their incarceration have to do with the above mentioned self-medication?
|#13289/0795 TURNING POINT: Breaking the Cycle of Addiction and Incarceration|
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