Evidence-Based Programming

Evidence-Based Programming

Dubois County Community Corrections offers several treatment programs at no cost to those individuals under supervision. Case Managers administer a risk/needs assessment to all participants to identify criminogenic needs in order to make program referrals that are appropriate for the individual.

Dubois County Community Corrections offers the following rehabilitative programs and services:

Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)
MRT is an open group designed to help participants in making moral decisions. the 12 Steps of the program are Honesty, Trust, Acceptance, Awareness, Healing Damaged Relationships, Helping Others, Long-Term Goals and Identity, Short-Term Goals and Consistency, Commitment to Change, Maintaining Positive Change, Keeping Moral Commitments, and Choosing Moral Goals. Participants work at their own pace to become honest and trustworthy individuals, they become acceptant of their current circumstances and rules they are expected to follow, they become aware of all the people, places, and things in their life and how they spend their time, they begin to realize how they have injured themselves and others and begin the process of healing those relationships, they learn to help others by doing 20 hours of volunteer work, they learn how to set realistic and attainable goals, and they learn how to evaluate their goals and the things in their lives from a moral standpoint.

Staying Quit
This open group format program helps clients avoid a relapse by recognizing risky situations, coping with urges and cravings, being around users, understanding support issues, and taking charge.

Anger Management
This program assists individuals in recognizing the sources of their anger, and provides a logical approach toward finding alternative methods for resolving their emotions. It is an open group format.

Cognitive-Behavior Interventions for Substance Abusers (CBI-SA)
This program is a cognitive behavioral group approach that teaches strategies for avoiding substance abuse. It places a heavy emphasis on skill building activities to assist with cognitive, social, emotional, and coping skill development.

Interactive Journaling
A journaling approach to self-reflection while addressing individual need areas based on personal circumstances. Taught in group and individual formats, the

Taking Charge of My Finances
This journal, which is offered in group or individual settings, will give you a chance to explore your current financial situation, offer helpful tips for managing finances, and offer steps you can take to create a better financial future. This journal will help you explore your goals, attitudes, and experiences about finances and will assist in tracking progress and managing money.

24/7 Dad
The National Fatherhood Initiative's flagship curriculum is used by thousands of organizations across the country to train fathers to be involved, responsible, and committed.

Parenting Education
Conducted in cooperation with Purdue Extension, this program seeks to enhance healthy supportive relationships between parents and their children. This program is designed for individuals who want to improve their parenting skills and strengthen relationships with their children. Key focus areas include discipline, helping parents manage their stress, and helping parents improve communication with their children.

This program is intended solely for individuals with substance use disorder, and is offered through Lifespring Health Systems. These sessions address recovery, relapse prevention, social support, and family education.

Churches Embracing Offenders (CEO)
This 12 month faith-based program strives to aid in the successful re-entry of participants back into the community by addressing the participant's spiritual, physical, emotional, and social needs. Participants go through an interview process by which the assessor determines the appropriate church placement and obtains background information. after being placed with a church, the participant will meet weekly with their trained church committee, attend weekly church service, and work the Celebrate Recovery 12-Step program series.

Religious Worship and Study
Various churches in the community provide transportation to Sunday services, as well as hosting Bible Studies and other outreach services for our participants.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Longtime members of the AA community come to our facility to host meetings and introduce residents to the 12-Step Spiritual Solution practiced by AA members.

Test Assessing Secondary Completion-TASC (formerly GED)
Dubois County Community Corrections partners with Vincennes University Jasper Campus Adult Basic Education Department to provide preparation courses for the TASC. The program offers free instruction in basic skills to adults. Students set their own goals and work at their own pace in order to become prepared to enter college, prepare for the TASC, improve skills for job readiness, and improve skills for job promotion.

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