A Comprehensive Cognitive Behavioral Program for Offenders: Responsible Adult Culture (Paperback)
Part I. Introduction.- Chapter 1. Introduction. Welcome to Responsible Adult Culture.- Part II. Preparation and Implementation.- Chapter 2. Getting Started.- Part III. Motivating Offenders to Help One Another Think and Act Responsibly.- Chapter 3. Cultivating a Responsible Adult Culture through Mutual Help Meeting.- Part IV. Equipping Offenders to Help One Another Think and Act Responsibly.- Chapter 4. Equipping a Responsible Adult Culture through Equipment Meetings.- Chapter 5. Equipping with Skills to Manage Anger and Correct Thinking Errors.- Chapter 6. Equipping with Social Interaction Skills.- Chapter 7. Equipping with Mature Moral Judgment (Social Decision Making).- Chapter 8. Final Equipment Meeting: Up or Down?.- Appendices.
About the Author
Granville Bud Potter (M.Ed., Bowling Green State University, 1975) has extensive administrator and practitioner experience in corrections and is a co-author of The EQUIP Program (and first author of The EQUIP Implementation Guide). For 12 years, he was Executive Director of the Franklin County (Ohio) Community-Based Correction Facility. While serving in this capacity, he successfully adapted the EQUIP program into Responsible Adult Culture. His previous positions were at the Ohio Department of Youth Services within the institution and parole divisions. He is also self-employed as a consultant to correctional and educational agencies, having worked with agencies in 30 of the United States, as well as in Canada, Australia and Europe. He is a past president of the Ohio Correctional and Court Services Association. Much of his professional experience has involved the use of a peer-group modality.John C. Gibbs (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1972) is Professor of Developmental Psychology at The Ohio State University. He has been a member of the State of Ohio Governor's Council on Juvenile Justice and is a faculty associate of The Ohio State University Criminal Justice Research Center. His work has concerned developmental theory, assessment of social cognition and moral judgment development, and interventions with conduct-disordered individuals. His authored or co-authored books include, in addition to The EQUIP Program, Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt and Moral Maturity: Measuring the Development of Sociomoral Reflection.Molly Robbins (M.C.J., Criminal Justice Administration, Tiffin University, 2002) is Executive Director at the Franklin County (Ohio) Community Based Correctional Facility. As such, she is responsible for the facility, its staff, and the Responsible Adult Culture Program (including training, supervision, implementation, and quality assurance). She has done international consulting work and has trained throughout Ohio on the EQUIP Program and the Responsible Adult Culture Program. She is a member of the American Correctional Association and the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ). In 2009, NABCJ presented her with the Mary Church Terrell Award, presented annually for activism and positive change in the field of criminal justice at the city and state level. She has worked in corrections for over 15 years with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Columbus State Community College and the Franklin County Community Based Correctional Facility. Peter E. Langdon, (D.Clin.Psy, 2000, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London; Ph.D., 2010, Tizard Centre, University of Kent) is Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology and Disability, as well as Honorary Consultant Clinical & Forensic Psychologist, Tizard Centre, University of Kent. He is a past and present Research Fellow of the National Institute for Health Research in the United Kingdom. He has worked with offenders with dual diagnosis for over ten years and has a joint clinical academic appointment with the National Health Service (NHS) and the University of Kent. His clinical work takes place at the Broadland Clinic, a medium-secure NHS forensic mental health care service for offenders with dual diagnosis. His research interests fall broadly within the area of developmental psychology and include the adaptation and evaluation of psychological therapies for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He is also working on several clinical trials of psychological therapies for people with developmental disabilities who have mental health problems.