“Violence Prevention Training (VP)” Course Objectives: Participants will be able to facilitate Low Intensity, Moderate Intensity and High Intensity Violence Prevention for DOC inmate populations.
“Batterer’s Intervention” Course Objectives: Assist batterers in understanding the dynamics of their offense, and provide positive alternatives to battering behavior. Conduct the Batters Training Program to inmates. Organize and present material in an effective manner. Use appropriate tone and style for various communications. Prepare communications that contain all necessary information for desired behavior.
“Thinking for a Change (THINK)” Course Description: This is an advanced-level course that prepares facilitators to deliver the Thinking for a Change program to offender groups. The program integrates cognitive approaches for changing behavior by restructuring offenders' thinking (e.g., antisocial attitudes, values, or beliefs) and teaching pro-social cognitive skills (e.g., effective problem solving and the ability to consider consequences).