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Youth Program

Skills Assessment: This evidence-based offers components for assessment and pretreatment a cognitive behavioral curriculum and treatment domains. This program is based on research demonstrating that antisocial thoughts and cognitive deficits support criminal behavior.

Services to Children and Families: This journal focuses on addressing risks related to dysfunctional family ties. Participants evaluate their current family relationships and the role they play within their families and create action plans to rebuild important family relationships. A separate role on parental roles and responsibilities is included.

Youth Intervention and Treatment: Interactive Journaling is powerful for all in the process of change and particularly effective for youth. A range of journals specifically geared to enhance the organization and structure of youth treatment. Interactive Journaling gives youth an active voice in treatment. It keeps young clients on target while accommodating their need to express the frustration and fears that build during the challenges of treatment. Change Companies studies show young people place a value on their Interactive Journals and over 60 percent of the participants refer to their work six months beyond their treatment experience.

Education and Prevention: Healthy youth development requires effort. Families and communities, schools play critical roles in helping young people develop into healthy, responsible caring individuals. Metamorphoses is committed to being part of this important effort.

Understanding Criminal Lifestyle and Faulty Thinking: Participants evaluate the cost and payoffs of their lifestyle. Much of the journal is devoted to identifying specific criminal errors and applying the tool of rational self analysis of criminal thinking.

Coping Skills: Coping skills allows juveniles to focus their attention on areas of their lives that require work by evaluating their skills in eight categories and monitoring their progress in each.

Anger Management Techniques: This journal explores of anger in juveniles daily lives and provides them with information they need to keep anger from causing them serious trouble.

Youth Interaction: The journals allow youth to identify their readiness to change and to develop personally-ready goals thru group sessions.

Rational and Irrational Thinking: In this journal juveniles focus on examining and improving their thinking style. They will review common thinking errors and learn techniques, including rational self-analysis, to help think more rationally.

Critical Thinking, Responsible Thinking: The responsible thinking journal helps juvenile understand how their thoughts influence their feelings and actions. Juveniles are also introduced to eight thinking errors filters and responsible replacement filters.

Effective Communication: The journal focuses on effective communication, strategies for controlling anger and the benefits of building healthy relationships.

Young Women in Recovery: The women in recovery journal provides gender-specific information on alcohol and other drug abuse and addiction. They will examine the connection between substance abuse and high-risk behavior and learn facts about alcohol and other drugs and how they affect women.

Individual and Group Counseling: The journals allow youth to identify their readiness to change and to develop personally-ready goals thru group sessions.

Problem Solving: Providing effective to young substance abusers thru interactive journaling.

    Kids Journal System: Encourage adolescents to work and think on their own through the use of interactive   journaling.
  Helping Children Thrive: The helping children thrive journals focus on a spirit action. Young people learn about themselves and develop skills that will contribute to a healthy future.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness: This journal    encourages responsible decision-making and the reduction of recidivism by providing accurate information and assisting participants in making changes to their high risk behavior when dealing with drugs and alcohol.

Establishing Boundaries Skills: In living with others adolescents focus on six important skills: communication, expressing feelings, interacting with people, accepting feedback, decision-making and establishing boundaries.

Offender Re-Entry and Transition Skills: Transitioning back into the community and Getting it Right, for successful transition and community integration. The Getting it Right program help juveniles and participants make the transition into the community and toward responsible living and  learn about the stumbling blocks that often result in a return to custody.

Community Diversion Programs: These are programs are geared toward alternatives to incarceration.

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