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Other Programs & Materials

Filling the Inner Void

This program is an adaptation of basic MRT that was initially designed for hospital-based programs and clients in private practice. The book goes into several deeper concepts than the offender or juvenile-based versions cover. The Jungian idea of the “shadow” is presented along with ideas about understanding why many people accumulate so many material objects.

Target population & Use

The book is used with non-offender populations.

Implementation Settings

This program is typically used in hospital, residential treatment and private practice settings.

How It Is Conducted

The program is implemented in small groups or in individual counseling sessions. Clients complete homework for each group prior to coming to a session. All MRT groups are open-ended meaning that new clients can enter an ongoing group at any time. Each group session will usually have new clients as well as some finishing the program. All MRT facilitators must complete basic MRT training.

Training

No training required.

Materials

Materials include a 120-page workbook, Cost: $25. The MRT Facilitator’s Handbook ($10.00) gives basic instructions as well as the objective criteria that should be used for each Step. Several other treatment tools are recommended. These include tapes or CDs that clients can utilize: the Five-Minute Stress Manager ($8.95); Imaginary Future ($8.95). Individuals who enter MRT training receive a copy of the MRT Facilitator’s Handbook, the Five-Minute Stress Manager, and Imaginary Future.

Filling The Inner Void Workbook

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Untangling Relationships

This program confronts the key issues of codependency, including manipulation and dependent relationships.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this workbook.

Target Population & Use

Untangling Relationships is targeted to substance abusers, criminals, and involved in domestic violence or dysfunctional relationships. Codependency is one of the major issues involved in enabling.

Implementation Settings

The program is in use in correctional programs, probation & parole, drug courts, community corrections, diversion programs, educational institutions, and in private settings.

How it is conducted

The program has 12 sections with homework designed to be completed prior to group and then presented in 12 group meetings.

Materials

Materials include a 28-page client workbook, Cost: $10. A Spanish version of the workbook ($10.00) is available.

Untangling Relationships

Untangling Relationships – Spanish

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Something for Nothing

This program directly confronts and exposes the thinking and behaviors underlying shoplifting.

Target population & Use

Something For Nothing is directly targeted to shoplifters who are placed on probation, diversion programs, or ordered to undergo a shoplifting treatment program.

Implementation Settings

The program is in use in corrections, probation and parole, community corrections, diversion programs, and in private treatment settings.

How It Is Conducted

The program has six exercises completed in eight group hours. In programs that implement the program over weekends, the audio version (on cassette tape or CD) of each exercise in the book is typically played to the group. Then participants complete written material and share their responses with the group. This is done so that everyone in the group completes the program at the same pace. These one or two-day groups are not open-ended. In weekly groups, clients read each exercise and complete the written material before group and then present their work to the group. Weekly groups can be open-ended meaning that new participants can enter the group at any time. Each participant presents the exercises from the specific one that participant is currently working on.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this workbook.

Materials

Materials include a 17-page client workbook, Cost: $10. A Spanish version of the workbook ($10.00) is available. An English version of the book is available on CD.

Something For Nothing Workbook

Something For Nothing Workbook – Spanish

Something For Nothing CD

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Rules are Made to be Followed

This program directly confronts the problem of underage drinking and fake IDs.

Target population & Use

Rules Are Made To Be Followed is directly targeted to underage drinkers who are placed on probation, diversion programs, or ordered to undergo a brief program.

Implementation Settings

The program is in use in probation, community corrections, diversion programs, educational institutions, and in private settings.

How It Is Conducted

The program has four sets of homework designed to be completed and presented in 8 group hours. The program can be conducted over a weekend or in weekly group meetings.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this workbook.

Materials

Materials include a 16-page client workbook, Cost: $10. A Spanish version of the workbook ($10.00) is available.

Rules Are Made To Be Followed

Rules Are Made To Be Followed – Spanish

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Making Changes for Good

This program was designed for sex offender relapse prevention.

Target population & Use

Making Changes For Good is used with clients in need of Sex Offender Relapse Prevention. The program is designed to be used in concert with any sex offender treatment program or with sex offenders who have been released on probation or parole.

Implementation Settings

The program is in use in correctional settings, in parole & probation, and community corrections.

How It Is Conducted

The workbook has 10 modules, which participants read sequentially and prepare homework prior to group meetings. In group each client presents the completed homework and the counselor utilizes objective criteria to ensure that the homework is satisfactory. The groups are open-ended in that new clients can enter ongoing groups at any time and work at their own pace.

Training

Training is not required for this program.

Materials

Materials include a 56-page, 10-session workbook, Cost: $18. An extensive Facilitator’s Guide is available for $10.

Making Changes For Good Workbook

Making Changes For Good Facilitator’s Guide

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Thinking for Good

The book focuses especially on typical criminal thinking issues such as: Everyone lies, cheats, and steals; no one can be trusted; the rules don’t apply to them; that all relationships are manipulative.

Target Population & Use

Thinking For Good is used with resistant offender populations in groups. The program prepares the most resistant clients for more treatment. Typically this program is used prior to participating in a more long-term program such as MRT.

Implementation Settings

The program is predominantly used in corrections, community corrections, and in probation and parole settings.

How It Is Conducted

Participants complete each of the program’s 10 modules before group sessions and share their homework in the group. The program is designed for 10 group sessions. Groups are open-ended in that new clients can enter an ongoing group at any time.

Training

No training is required for this program.

Materials

Materials include a 70-page workbook, Cost: $10. A Spanish version of the workbook is available for $10.00. A Facilitator’s Guide is also available for $5.00.

Thinking For Good Workbook

Thinking For Good Workbook – Spanish

Thinking For Good Facilitator’s Guide

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Responsible Living

This workbook focuses on rules, relationships, feelings for others, values, goals, and making commitments.

Target Population & Use

Responsible Living is used in many settings with both juveniles and adults. The program can be used for repeat offenders of petty crime including vandalism, bad checks, repeat traffic offenders, and restitution.

Implementation Settings

 

How It Is Conducted

The program is designed for 8 group sessions. Participants complete each session’s homework prior to coming to group. In group each participant shares his or her homework. The group can be open ended or held as a class where all clients complete at the same time.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this workbook.

Materials

Materials include a 26- page workbook, Cost: $10.

Responsible Living Workbook

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Character Development Through Will Power & Self-Discipline

This workbook focuses on methods and motivations of building will power and self-discipline and how to set goals.

Target Population & Use

Character Development is used in many settings with both juveniles and adults. The program is used in therapeutic communities, boot camps, in parole and probation, and specialized educational youth programs. It is typically used in conjunction with other MRT- based programs.

Implementation Settings

 

How It Is Conducted

The program is designed for 16 group sessions. Participants complete each session’s homework prior to coming to group. In group each participant shares his or her homework. The program is typically conducted as a class where all clients complete at the same time.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this workbook.

Materials

(Materials include a 54-page workbook, cost: $20. A Facilitator’s Guide is available for $20.

Character Development Workbook

Character Development Facilitator’s Guide

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Simply Spiritual Workbook

This workbook is designed to be used with Father Bill Stelling’s Simply Spiritual book. The workbook asks participants for their ideas and responses on each of the building blocks and stumbling blocks involved in developing spirituality. There is a heavy emphasis on AA 12-step principles.

Target Population & Use

The Simply Spiritual Workbook is used with individuals in substance abuse and alcohol treatment programs as an adjunct to 12-step treatment.

Implementation Settings

This program is used in substance abuse and alcohol treatment programs.

How It Is Conducted

Participants read each chapter of the Simply Spiritual book and complete the exercise in the workbook corresponding to that chapter. In group, participants share their responses. The group can be either open-ended or conducted as a class.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this workbook.

Materials

Simply Spiritual is a 37-page workbook, Cost: $10

Simply Spiritual Workbook

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Basic Relaxation

A 15-minute relaxation visualization narrated by Dr. Greg Little on CD used to supplement several treatment programs.

Target Population & Use

Basic Relaxation is used with clients in Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, or with anyone in need of stress reduction.

Implementation Settings

The CD is used in virtually all residential and outpatient settings and can be sold to clients or loaned to program participants.

How It Is Conducted

The client listens to the instructions and simply follows the mental imagery. The audio is listened to either privately or in group.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this item.

Materials

Available on CD, Cost: $8.95

Basic Relaxation CD

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Clean & Sober Visualization

A 20-minute visualization method narrated by Dr. Greg Little that allows participants to project themselves into a positive future where they are clean and sober.

Target Population & Use

The Clean & Sober Visualization is used with clients in any type of substance abuse treatment—especially in Relapse Prevention.

Implementation Settings

The CD is used in virtually all substance abuse residential and outpatient treatment settings and can be sold to clients or loaned to program participants.

How It Is Conducted

Participants in substance abuse use the visualization to assist with the setting of appropriate goals as well as helping them see themselves as living happily without substance use. The audio is listened to either privately or in group.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this workbook.

Materials

Available on CD, Cost: $8.95

Clean & Sober Visualization CD

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Five-Minute Stress Manager

The Five-Minute Stress Manager is a 15-minute relaxation CD narrated by Dr. Greg Little that is divided into three 5-minute sections. Teaches a fast and reliable visualization technique that can be used to instantly relax virtually anywhere and almost anytime (except when driving).

Target Population & Use

The Five-Minute Stress Manager is used with clients in any type of treatment—especially participants in Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, and those who have trouble coping with stress and feelings.

Implementation Settings

The CD is used in virtually all treatment settings and can be sold to clients or loaned to program participants.

How It Is Conducted

Participants use the visualization to assist with developing and practicing a fast and reliable relaxation method. The audio is listened to either privately or in group.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this item.

Materials

Available on CD, Cost: $8.95

Five-Minute Stress Manager CD

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Imaginary Future

Imaginary Future is a 15-minute visualization CD narrated by Dr. Greg Little used to assist in the setting of appropriate future long-term goals.

Target Population & Use

Imaginary Future is used to assist program participants who are in the process of identifying and setting appropriate long-term goals. The method is useful for MRT participants at Step 7 as well as with any clients when they identify future plans.

Implementation Settings

The CD is used in virtually all residential and outpatient settings. It is used extensively in all MRT-based programs. The CD can be sold to clients or loaned to program participants.

How It Is Conducted

The client listens to the instructions and simply follows the mental imagery. The audio is listened to either privately or in group.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this item.

Materials

Available on CD, Cost $8.95

Imaginary Future CD

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Imaginary Time-Out

Imaginary Time-Out is a 15-minute CD narrated by Dr. Greg Little used to help clients identify and visualize appropriate strategies in times of stress when a time-out or cooling off period is needed.

Target Population & Use

Imaginary Time-Out is used primarily with clients in Anger Management or Domestic Violence treatment programs.

Implementation Settings

The CD is used in virtually all residential and outpatient settings. It is used extensively in anger management and domestic violence programs. The CD can be sold to clients or loaned to program participants.

How It Is Conducted

The client listens to the instructions and simply follows the mental imagery. The audio is listened to either privately or in group.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this item.

Materials

Available on CD, Cost: $8.95

Imaginary Time-Out CD

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Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive Muscle Relaxation is a 15-minute CD narrated by Dr. Greg Little used to help clients who have major problems developing strategies for stress reduction or tension relief. Progressive muscle relaxation is a more intense form of relaxation that involves the repeated creation of tension in specific muscle groups followed by relaxing each muscle group. The method moves from one body area to another.

Target Population & Use

Progressive Muscle Relaxation is used with any clients who have problems relaxing through normal methods or by the use of breathing and imagery.

Implementation Settings

The tape or CD is used in virtually all residential and outpatient settings and can be sold to clients or loaned to program participants.

How It Is Conducted

The client listens to the instructions and simply follows the instructions. The audio is listened to either privately or in group.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this item.

Materials

Available on CD, Cost: $8.95

Progressive Muscle Relaxation CD

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Systematic Desensitization

Systematic Desensitization is a 25-minute CD narrated by Dr. Greg Little that is used to help clients become desensitized to specific events that provoke unwanted feelings or behaviors.

Target Population & Use

Systematic Desensitization is used with many types of clients who have difficulty coping with specific situations that provoke feelings of fear, tension, and anxiety or behaviors that relate to fight or flight. Once a problem area is identified the audio is used and the client visualizes him- or herself in that situation simultaneously with relaxation.

Implementation Settings

The CD is typically used with clients individually with assistance from a counselor and can also be sold to clients or loaned to program participants. Anger Management, Relapse Prevention, shy and aggressive clients can all benefit from the technique.

How It Is Conducted

With a counselor’s assistance, the client first identifies the problem situation that provokes unwanted responses. The client then listens to the instructions and simply follows the mental imagery and techniques. The audio is listened to either privately or with a counselor.

Training

Training is not required to purchase this item.

Materials

Cassette or CD, Cost: $8.95

Systematic Desensitization CD

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Five-Minute Stress Manager & Imaginary Future Combination CD

This item CD, narrated by Dr. Greg Little, contains both the Five-Minute Stress Manager and Imaginary Future visualizations on separate tracks on one CD.

Materials

CD, Cost: $16.95

Five-Minute Stress Manager & Imaginary Future Combination CD

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Your LifeWork: Finding Your Purpose, Principles, & Mission

This workbook focuses on finding one’s life purpose, establishing principles, and living life as being on a personal mission. This unique program guides individuals in an evaluation of their personality, habits, beliefs, and attitudes and compares these to what they believe is their true purpose and mission.

Target Population & Use

Your LifeWork is targeted to several wide-ranging populations. The program can be used with clients in any treatment program provided they are at a point in their progress where they can participate in a deep exploration of their work behavior, work attitudes, and career ambitions. The book has also been used with employees in a variety of jobs (with a special focus on government workers) as an employee development and career exploration program.

Implementation Settings

The program is designed to be used in correctional and other treatment settings, church programs, government employee development programs, and in the private sector.

How It Is Conducted

The program has eight focused chapters completed in eight group sessions or it can be completed over two 6-hour days. The chapters contain written stories and structured exercises that can be read and completed in the group itself or completed prior to group. In the two-day intensive format, the chapters are presented in an audiovisual form via showing a DVD of each chapter presented in documentary form. Most of the chapters are shown in 20 minutes. After viewing the film version of the chapter, participants complete the written exercises and share their responses in group. This is done so that all participants complete each program chapter at the same pace.

Training

Training is not required to purchase these items.

Materials

Materials include a 70-page workbook, Cost: $15 apiece. The Your Lifework 8 DVD Set presents each of the workbook’s chapters in a documentary format. The films are highlighted by music. Narrated by Dr. Greg Little. DVD Set Price reduction: $150. A brief Facilitator’s Guide is available for free with purchase of the Your LifeWork Group Starter Kit, which also contains the DVD set. Your LifeWork Group Starter Kit: The Your LifeWork Group Starter Kit contains 11 workbooks, a Facilitator’s Guide, and the Your LifeWork 8 DVD Set. Price: $250.

Your LifeWork Workbook

Your LifeWork DVD

Your LifeWork Starter Kit

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You Can Get There from Here

Subtitled, “A Road Map to Escape Addiction,” this book contains Father Bill Stelling’s intervention and movement through the AA 12-Step world and his hints to others who take that path. Stelling, now deceased, became a widely sought speaker and well-known writer who devoted the last decade of his life to assisting others who were struggling with addiction.

Materials

An 85-page book, Cost: $8.95

You Can Get There from Here Book

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Simply Spiritual

In this book, Father Bill Stelling reveals the seven major building blocks of spirituality and the six big stumbling blocks. Heavily AA 12-Step oriented.

Materials

A 64-page book, Cost: $9.95

Simply Spiritual

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Escaping A Bottomless Pit

A 29-page cognitive-behavioral workbook aimed at changing thinking and decision-making of revoked/suspended license offenders. It is an open ended, 8 hour group counseling program that can be completed in one day or 6 weekly sessions. Customized versions are available and new state versions will be created upon request and an order of at least 50 copies.

Target Population & Use

This workbook targets individuals who are referred for violations of driving on revoked/suspended licenses. It is a brief intervention that emphasizes choices and consequences and forces participants to make a plan of action focused on how to eventually drive legally.

Implementation Settings

The program can be used in adult and juvenile programs in virtually any setting including drug/DUI courts, corrections probation and parole, community corrections, diversion programs and in private treatment settings..

Materials

A 29-page book, Cost: $10.00. A Spanish version of the workbook ($10.00) is available.

Escaping A Bottomless Pit

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Crisis Intervention: Strategies for Chemical Abusers & Offenders

A text outlining simple and reliable procedures for handling typical client crises. By Dr. Greg Little, Dr. Ken Robinson, and Kathy Burnette. Contains reproducible crisis intervention forms and tests for anxiety and depression.

Materials

A 61-page soft cover text, Cost: $10

Crisis Intervention: Strategies for Chemical Abusers & Offenders

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It Can Break Your Heart & Smart Loss 60-Day Health Journal

This two-book combination set was written by Dr. J. P. Milnor, Dr. Greg Little, and Dr. Ken Robinson. It Can Break Your Heart covers all the issues regarding obesity and weight problems with special chapters on dealing with psychological issues related to weight gain and weigh loss. The book contains a massive section on various resources and information on content of nearly every food. The Smart Loss 60-Day Health Journal is included in this set and is used to chart daily eating and weight. The Journal contains a listing of the content of fast foods from every major fast food restaurant.

Materials

A 424-page soft-cover text and 81-page journal. Sold only as a set. A $41 value, reduced. Cost of both: $5.

It Can Break Your Heart & Smart Loss 60-Day Health Journal Combo

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Effective Counseling Approaches for Chemical Abusers & Offenders

This text presents the history of counseling, chemical abuse counseling, and the major counseling theories used with offenders: Client-Centered; Behaviorism; Rational-Emotive; Reality Therapy; Cognitive-Behavioral; Gestalt; and Transactional Analysis. By Dr. Greg Little, Dr. Ken Robinson, and Kathy Burnette.

Materials

A 104-page soft-cover text, Cost: $12

Effective Counseling Approaches for Chemical Abusers & Offenders

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Understanding & Treating Antisocial Personality Disorder: Criminals, Chemical Abusers, and Batterers

This text details the relationship between Antisocial Personality Disorder and a host of criminal-related behaviors. Contains sections on diagnosis of all Cluster B Personality Disorders. By Dr. Greg Little and Dr. Ken Robinson.

Materials

A 65-page soft-cover text, Cost: $18.95

Understanding & Treating Antisocial Personality Disorder

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The Punishment Myth: Understanding the Criminal Mind and When and Why Conventional Wisdom Fails

This book discusses the research and outcomes of various criminal justice approaches with PowerPoint presentation pages, letters, and more. Details how offenders see the world very differently from others. By Judge Dennis A. Challeen and Dr. Ken Robinson.

Materials

A 103-page book, Cost: $10

The Punishment Myth

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Swamp Water Jurisprudence

A candid, sometimes humorous journey into the backwaters of the criminal mind and our criminal justice system. Contains 69 points about the criminal justice system including ideas about prisons, probation, offenders, and the treatment of offenders. Also looks at morality, criminal thinking, and what the system thinks about criminals. By Judge Dennis A. Challeen.

Materials

Cost: $10

Swamp Water Jurisprudence

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The Joy of Journaling

This book details the dynamics of journaling and how it used in therapy. Contains numerous excerpts from actual patient journals. By Drs. Paul and Pat D’Encarnacao.

Materials

A 111-page book, Cost: $11.95

The Joy of Journaling

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