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Criminal & Addictive Thinking
Explore the distorted thinking patterns at the root of addiction and criminal behavior
About the second edition of A New Direction
We are proud to introduce the second edition of A New Direction. Hazelden's pioneering treatment program specifically for criminal justice professionals is now better than ever!
With a streamlined format, updated information, and an affordable price, this revised version of A New Direction is sure to make a positive impact in your residential substance abuse treatment program or with any of your law-involved clients.
A New Direction is a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral therapy treatment program that trains chemically dependent offenders to challenge their thinking in order to change their criminal and addictive behavior patterns.
A New Direction
- real inmates tell the real story about recovering from a life of addiction and crime
- cognitive-behavioral approach helps inmates see how their attitudes and assumptions fuel destructive behaviors
- modular structure allows for easy customization to meet individual, facility, and budget needs
- can be wholly implemented as a new program or implemented in part to enhance your existing program
- features built-in tools for measuring outcomes
- provides framework for standardized treatment from facility to facility
consists of six core modules: Intake & Orientation, Criminal & Addictive Thinking, Drug & Alcohol Education, Socialization, Relapse Prevention, and Release & Reintegration Preparation. Each module features videos, client workbooks, and facilitator's guides.
Expanded Release and Reintegration Preparation Module
Now included in the Release and Reintegration Preparation module is Hazelden's groundbreaking video The Turning Point: Breaking the Cycle of Addiction and Incarceration. The addition of this poignant video brings new depth to this important module.
About the New Streamlined Format
You no longer need to decide between the "long term" version versus the "short term" version of this popular program. The new streamlined version makes implementation easier than ever.
CD-ROM of additional and reproducible material
The full program includes a CD-ROM containing all program information, worksheets, and supplemental information that was previously part of the Long Term Program but not part of the Short Term Program. Also included on the CD-ROM is the Outcome Study Guidebook, Staff Guidebook, and Administrator's Guidebook.
You can implement A New Direction with ease. Hazelden offers training on many products to help you develop an in-depth understanding of the program and its components and to create a long-term plan for your implementation. Click here to find out more.
Contact Hazelden sales to determine your most cost-effective A New Direction package: 1-800-328-9000.
Frequently Asked Questions About A New Direction
A New Direction outcome survey files are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format and require that Adobe Acrobat Reader be installed on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer, Click Here for download and installation instructions.