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Criminal & Addictive Thinking

Mapping a Life of Recovery & Freedom for Chemically Dependent Criminal Offenders

Second Edition

Hazelden Foundation (author)

ISBN: 9781616494889

Publication Date: Sep 2011

Format: Mixed media product

The second edition of Hazelden's pioneering treatment program specifically for criminal justice professionals is now better than ever. The Criminal and Addictive Thinking module of A New Direction, Second Edition consists of a DVD, client workbooks and a facilitator's guide. It explores the distorted thinking pattern at the root of addiction and criminal behaviour.
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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-behavioural therapy treatment program that trains chemically dependent offenders to challenge their thinking in order to change their criminal and addictive behaviour patterns:
  • real inmates tell the real story about recovering from a life of addiction and crime
  • cognitive-behavioural approach helps inmates see how their attitudes and assumptions fuel destructive behaviours
  • modular structure allows for easy customisation 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 standardised treatment from facility to facility
Six Modules

A New Direction<.em> 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.

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.


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.

A New Direction outcome survey files are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format and require that Adobe Acrobat Reader be installed on your computer.
Pages 100
Date Published 30 Sep 2011
Publisher Hazelden Publishing
Subject/s Addiction & therapy  

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