This course is designed to address many facets related to anger management and peaceful conflict resolution. Exercises are utilized to enhance participant interaction and to allow participants to practice new skills
Parenting skills class offers the offender the opportunity to learn family systems and elements of a healthy emotional climate in the home. Also, teaching self-esteem and communication and how it is built in the family.
This class is offered to the offender that does not have a history of substance abuse. Materials covered deal with the negative effect of drugs and alcohol abuse, which enables the offender to make informed decisions when it comes to substances. It is both educational and preventative.
Employ-ability skills class teaches the offender the proper way to fill out a job application, how to interview, and how to develop a resume. All residents of TCCPC are required to complete this class. For those clients without proper I.D., Social Security Card, services a re provided to obtain these mandatory forms of identification.
This six session class attempts to teach values and proper decision making. This class enlists speakers from the community, such as the Domestic Assault Shelter and the St. Joesph County Health Department to name a few.
Cognitive restructuring class, or the MRT Program, demonstrates that the way we think influences the way we act. By giving different methods of thinking, we can influence the way one acts. The cognitive class utilizes Bush's material. Participation in this class is mandatory for all TCCPC clients.
Case managers work with the offenders in developing and adhering to a budget, seeing that court ordered obligations and saving money are met. Residents are taught the value of saving money to plan for future needs and wants.
Twin County works in conjunction with the Three Rivers High School / Adult Education Program to offer those clients who did not complete a formal education the opportunity to enroll in an on and off campus educational program.
TCCPC receives employment evaluations of our residents. If a problem exists, as identified by the work evaluation, the case manager will address this issue and work towards resolving the situation with the resident and employer.
With probation agent recommendation and case manager supervision the client will develop individual and master plans addressing orders of the court, client needs and the requirements of the twin county community probation program. These plans are designed to assist the client in staying on track during and after program intervention.
All residents are required to perform a minimum of thirty (30) hours of community service. All community service is recorded and placed in the resident's file.
The case managers meet with each resident on their caseload at least once a week. They are in constant communication with both the probation agents and the program director.
Combines course lessons on planning, scheduling, and how to prioritize with relation trauma repair therapy for those who have had sexual and domestic abuse in their life.