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Relapse Prevention and Working with Change Stages -Correctional Officers and Re-entry Staff, 4 hours

STC: 0920-061627

Behavior change is a process, not an event: it may not happen in a linear way. Many successful offenders experience behavior change as a dynamic process, in a “three steps forward, two steps back” timeline. Research has provided the industry a step-by-step model, and this course teaches information and skills to identify where the offender is in the stages of change. Evidence-based practice is about behavior change. Monitoring and positively reinforcing desired behavior supports behavior change, and helping the offender become proactive to triggers prevents relapse. This is an EBP nuts-and-bolts course.