Criminal Thinking Materials

Our material has been developed for practitioners of the ‘Criminal Thinking’ and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach to change. These materials were developed as cognitive behavioral approaches to the treatment of offenders. Cognitive behavioral therapy has been proven to be one of the most effective strategies for measurable and meaningful outcomes with the offender population.

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Criminal Thinking Module

This criminal thinking errors manual provides definitions, corrections and examples of the most common errors in thinking.

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Criminal Thinking Worksheets

These criminal thinking worksheet assignments help correct the most common errors in thinking.

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Victim Awareness Module

This victim awareness group curriculum offers a unique approach for helping develop awareness of ones victims.

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Top Ten Criminal Thinking Errors

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Why Do Some People Hurt People?

Criminal thinking errors are pervasive in our society. Everyone has them to some degree, but the ext

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CT Group Tip: Thinking Error Deterrents

Deterrents to negative thinking errors are the primary and practical way a changing criminal thinker

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"An approach to the treatment of offenders which emphasizes the role of altering thinking patterns in bringing about change in an offender's life."