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Anger Management  (16 Hours)
The adult anger management curriculum is designed to give participants an opportunity to practice skills that will allow them to positively control their behavior and the events in their lives. Through activity-enhanced components, individuals learn to successfully control their emotions and channel their energies in a positive direction.
Learning Objectives:
• Understand the process of changing negative behavior.
• Discover how attitudes affect behavior.
• Establish goal-directed behavior patterns.
• Understand how to control attitudes and emotions in order to be in control.
• Gain skills in areas of personal responsibility, financial management, interpersonal relationships, job 
 readiness and self-improvement.
• To utilize the Personal awareness Journal.

Budgeting (14 Hours)
The adult Budgeting curriculum emphasizes and teaches fiscal responsibility. By focusing on planning and goal setting activities, participants learn behaviors that reduce both the likelihood of budgeting mistakes and bad financial decisions. 
Learning Objectives
• Accept responsibility for financial choices.
• Learn to be fiscally responsible.
• Gain better self-control.
• Understand the process necessary to change behavior.
• Make a commitment to using a budget.
• Utilize the Personal awareness Journal. 

Domestic Violence (24 Hours)
Designed for medium to high-risk offenders, the adult Domestic Violence curriculum uses a unique, interactive model to allow participants to explore why they use violence to try to solve problems. They practice the skills necessary to cope with interpersonal problems in a nonviolent manner. Participants will learn that problems that they think are solved with violence are never permanently solved, and individuals will make a commitment never to use violence in their relationships.
Learning Objectives
• Accept responsibility for actions.
• Learn why violence is used to try to solve problems.
• Understand how attitude affects behavior.
• Gain better self-control.
• Understand the process necessary to change behavior.
• Make a commitment never to use violence in relationships with others.
• Utilize the Personal awareness Journal.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) (22 Hours)
The adult DUI curriculum allows participants to explore their decision making process prior to drinking that places them behind the wheel once intoxicated. By focusing on their decision-making process, rather than gory films about accidents or effects of alcohol on the body, participants learn to make decisions and choices ahead of time that will allow them to control this dangerous, self-destructive behavior in the future.
Learning Objectives
• Discover how prior and present attitudes affect driving ability.
• Understand how attitudes and emotions control driving decisions.
• Evaluate decisions as they relate to drinking and driving.
• Develop a renewed awareness of driving responsibilities.
• Decide never to drink and drive again.
• To utilize the Personal awareness Journal

Parenting (12 Hours)
​The adult Parenting curriculum helps parents understand the process of changing negative behavior in their children and motivating positive behavior. Through activity-enhanced components, parents learn how to counteract negative behaviors using methods that are non-threatening, effective, and that build responsibility. Parents learn the difference between punishment and discipline, and are encouraged to use discipline instead of punishment.
Learning Objectives
• Understand one’s needs as a parent.
• Understand the process of changing negative behavior in children and motivating positive behavior.
• Discover how children’s attitudes affect their behavior.
• Understand how to take better control of the family.
• Develop a plan to be a better parent.
​• To utilize the Personal Awareness Journal

Real Colors Personality (2 Hours)  
Helps you to understand yourself and others based on your own personality type. Learn the traits that affect your personality. These traits include consideration of culture, gender, motivational stages, developmental stages, learning styles and communication styles.   How do your daily interactions with others filter through your understanding of the world and how can you be effective in your various interactions with others.

Substance Abuse Intervention (12 Hours)  
​The adult substance abuse intervention curriculum addresses the needs of the low-risk client who have become involved with the criminal justice system for a substance abuse offense. The client may not have an addiction issue that meets the requirements of traditional treatment but instead have a behavior issue that can better be addressed using a shorter cognitive educational model. This curriculum allows clients to explore their anti-social attitudes, how their use of substance abuse affects their personal and professional relationships, and includes training and practice in self-control and self-management.
Learning Objectives
• Develop critical cognitive thinking skills.
• Identify the personal price paid for drug use.
• Recognize how the use of drugs/alcohol affects personal and professional relationships.
• Develop a plan and make a commitment to refrain from abusing drugs/alcohol.
• Establish positive, goal directed behavior patterns.
• Utilize the Personal Awareness Journal

Group Sessions 

Our group sessions use evidenced based curriculum created by NCTI an APPA Accredited Association. Class facilitators include a Crossroads Certified and APPA Accredited Facilitator.  These classes target adults using cog talk and structured homework and interventions. This is a complete behavior change system.  Our classes include Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, DUI, Parenting, and Budgeting.  


Evidence-Based Curricula & Facilitator Certification
Training from NCTI in partnership with APPA