Program Overview: This program focuses on practical strategies for identifying and realigning core values and personal identity by challenging incongruencies, enhancing impulse control, understanding the impact of personal choices on self, others, community and clarifying pro-social ethics. The course will define the core of victim rights, who are the victims, areas victims are impacted, cycle of violence and establishing skills in learning to make amends. These victim empathy activities will provide education, awareness, self-assessment and strategies for positive behavior change. All of our instructors are trained in components of Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Social Learning Theory. Research supports Cognitive Behavioral treatment methods as one of the most effective in creating emotional and behavioral change in the shortest amount of time while also being exceptionally well suited for educational group formats. The group works through curriculum within a group-dialogue process, focusing on personal accountability
Topics Include: Understanding Core Victim Rights Victim Awareness (who is a victim and areas of impact) Identifying and establishing personal core values Improving impulse control Empathy and compassion building Personal identify to establish accountability for crimes and acknowledge pro-social ethics
Format: I.S.A.E. will accommodate all indigent clients as determined by the referring agency. Clients must submit a 300-word essay to the referral source within 1 week of attending. Who should attend? Clients requiring victim awareness clarification and understanding the areas of impact towards self, other and the community. Clients who struggle with impulse control and victimizing others and/or property and Theft. Juvenile and adult clients receiving tickets for misdemeanor cases for crimes against others or personal property. Anyone needing a life-skills, self-discovery and pro-social ethics improvement.
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