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The presenter will introduce specific thinking patterns that underlie criminal behavior patterns for justice involved clients. The use of evidenced based practices in assessment and treatment planning will be covered as well as how to deal specifically with these behaviors in criminal justice settings.
Participants will be able to:
identify maladaptive thinking patterns
understand specific criminal thinking and identify how to respond to criminal thinking statements in a manner that avoids confrontation and resistance
define antisocial personality disorders and analyze theories associated with criminal offending
evaluate and identify evidenced based research in assessment and treatment planning for those with criminal thinking patterns and cognitive distortions
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Brenda Westberry, M.S. Brenda Westberry is President and founder of Westberry Consulting where she facilitates workshops, conferences and trainings on a national level for businesses, government and community agencies. read more…
6 contact hours for corrections, nurses, psychologists, social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, continuing health education specialists, and behavioral health professionals.
Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m.