CBT Drug and Crime Relapse Prevention Strategies in Offenders
A number of large longitudinal studies* concluded that cognitive behavioral interventions in individuals under criminal justice supervision were more effective in reducing further criminal behavior than any other intervention.
This course presents an in-depth review of the theory and practice of cognitive behavioral therapy.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the rationale for use of cognitive behavioral interventions;
- Apply practical skills in cognitive behavioral therapy in individuals under criminal justice supervision;
- Utilize cognitive behavioral therapy for relapse prevention;
- Combine cognitive behavioral approaches with other compatible interventions (MI, MET).
Course Length: 6 hours
Location: Second Chance Training Institute, 6145 Imperial Avenue, San Diego 92114
Maximum Training Size: 30
Course Materials: Sent electronically following registration
*Landenberger, N.A., and M. Lipsey, "The Positive Effects of Cognitive-behavioral Programs for Offenders: A Meta-analysis of Factors Associated With Effective Treatment," Journal of Experimental Criminology, 1 (2005): 451-476.