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Drug Court and Diversion Programs

Drug court and diversion resources are available for adults and juveniles, with some materials also available in Spanish. These materials also support probation and parole programs.

Program Packages

These materials can be used independently or to supplement community program resources.

Core Program

Workbooks address the most common risk factors and issues, and can be supplemented by selected substance abuse, anger/aggression/violence, and life skills materials.

  • "What's going on in my life?" Introductory workbook helps identify feelings, issues, and risk factors, reducing resistance, and beginning the process of personal awareness and change. Based on motivational enhancement (MET model).
  • You have options! Risk factors-based workbook for use in drug court, diversion, probation, and parole programs. Clients identify problem situations and practice options to substance abuse or violence. Action planning and asset-building activities support community program.
  • Coping skills for emergencies. Participants learn to identify their own highest risk situations, the cues that they are becoming at higher risk, what they will do to cope effectively, and then practice these new coping skills until they are confident they will work. Included in these skills are thought stopping, conflict avoidance and "escape" skills, and a comprehensive set of "refusal skills."
  • Let’s talk about feelings. Specific feelings (anger, anxiety or fear, low-self-esteem/shame, hurt, and loneliness) are addressed in activities which help young clients identify and experience feelings safely.
  • Gangs. Short gang intervention and prevention curriculum workbook helps youth identify gang issues and options to participation. (extended program available)
  • Violence at home. Short workbook helps clients understand family violence and its’ consequences. Helps clients identify safe choices and available options.
  • Problems at home. This short workbook is designed to help clients start to discuss family issues (neglect, abuse, abandonment, or addictions) with program staff.
  • Avoiding trouble (when you are with others). Peer pressure and poor choices often lead to trouble. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time, with the wrong people, is a common explanation for failure. This workbook identifies common problems and solutions, and provides twenty typical situations for practice of effective coping skills.
  • Problem Solving 1-2-3. Using basic problem solving model, presents 54 community problem situations for practice.
  • Key elements of change. This workbook provides a comprehensive overview of personal change from substance abuse. It includes elements of motivational enhancement therapy (MET) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), as well as analysis of risk factors, the development of key coping and refusal skills, and the development of a safety net. To build increased self-efficacy, it can be supplemented by selected workbooks from the RH series (i.e. RH11, 12, 13, 17, 21, 22, 23,or 24). Also suitable for review and aftercare programs.

Substance Abuse and Relapse Intervention

With programming options available for adults and juveniles, our drug court and diversion program workbooks guide in understanding and addressing specific risk and protective factors for alcohol and other substance abuse, violence, gang involvement, and related issues. Can be used in probation and parole programs. See substance abuse for more information.

Part 1: Substance abuse core program (short program model)

26 hours of programming.

Introduction to chemical dependency program (ICD) 1
Introduction to self-discovery (SD1m) 1
Reasons to change (SD6) 5
Understanding your behavior (SD5m) 5
Self-awareness: examining your pattern or cycle (SA2m) 4
Coping skills for emergencies (CS2) 7
Let's talk about feelings (F12) 3

Part 2: Relapse prevention program (short program model)

28 hours of programming.

If you "lapse" (RH5) 4
Making positive steps to take control of your life (RH6) 5
Avoiding the negative (RH7) 4
Handling difficult situations (RH8) 4
Problems with authority (RH9) 5
Managing your risk factors (CS8m) 3
Self-efficacy and problem solving (RH24) 3

Additional Program Packages

The following program packages might also be of interest to drug court and diversion programs and probation and parole programs.

Managing Your Anger — four workbooks and 36 one-hour lessons, with helpful lesson plans, skill-building checklists, client worksheets, games, and skill modeling activities. Addresses roots of anger, basic anger/violence management and communication skills. 65-hour program. [more]

Life at Home — thirteen highly-interactive workbooks for relapse prevention, risk factors management, or aftercare. Includes role playing activities, confidence building for recovery ("self-efficacy"), and detailed planning. 65 hours, shorter packages available. [more]

Handling the Tough Times — 27 one-hour lessons with detailed lesson plans, client worksheets, coping skills modeling and practice. Supports relapse prevention planning and self-efficacy. 27 hours program. [more]

Program Support Material

Delinquency Program — a series of workbooks created with diversion in mind [more]

Relapse Intervention — these materials address the relapse intervention needs of probation and parole violators and others who face revocation of their freedom upon returning to the community. They assist clients in identifying what went wrong and in learning (and mastering) needed skills of effective coping. [more]

Domestic Violence — For Girls and Young Women — three workbooks written to address domestic abuse for young women: Family violence #1: increasing personal awarenessFamily violence #2: becoming less vulnerable to family violenceFamily violence #3: your safety is your business [more]

See Also

Substance Abuse Resources — resources for treating substance abuse [more]