Prime for Life

Course Information

Prime for Life Class Meets:

Tuesday evenings: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. or 

Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 

BEGINNING THE FIRST WEEK OF EACH MONTH


PRIME For Life is a research-based program developed by Prevention Research Institute (PRI), a non-profit educational organization headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky. The content of PRIME For Life is based on multi-disciplinary research and contains over 900 bibliographical references. It is the mandated statewide program in Georgia, Iowa, North Dakota, South Carolina, and Utah and delivered through community agencies in more than 45 states. For more than 15 years, PRIME For Life has been tested and developed. Its content is carefully selected to achieve specific attitudinal and behavior change. Information is presented objectively and persuasively using documented research findings rather than opinion, exaggerations or scare tactics.


Instructors receive four days of intensive training to prepare them to deliver PRIME For Life. Skill building and continuing education workshops help instructors maintain their competency, stay updated on the latest research, and develop and enhance their teaching skills. PRI supports instructors with ongoing toll-free program assistance, a regular newsletter, and customized evaluation services.PRIME For Life is taught in 16 hours spread out over at least 4 classes, the course includes a student self-assessment, individual and group activities. PRIME For Life, a program for DUI offender education that significantly reduces the rate of recidivism.
 

Substance Awareness

Course Information

Substance Awareness Class Meets

First Saturday of every other month from 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


What got me here? (Facts and Stats)

  1. Denial 
  2. Disease Concept
  3. Addictive Brain
  4. Introduction to the 12-Step Program
  5. The Addictive Cycle
  6. Relapse Triggers (Social, Emotional, Cognitive, Physical, Spiritual)
  7. Stress Management
  8. Leisure Time Management
    1. Family Issues (Children, Roles)
    2. Relapse Prevention Plan

Anger Management

Course Information

Anger Management Class Meets:

Second Saturday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  

  1. Cognitive Issues (Beliefs, Thoughts, Behaviors)
  2. Understanding Your Anger Issues and Defense Mechanisms 
  3. Positive and Negative Aspects of Anger  
  4. Problem Solving Current Anger Issues 
  5. Coping with Anger 
  6. Anger Journaling

Misdemeanor Offense

Course Information

Misdemeanor Class Meets:

Third Saturday of each month from 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Section 1

1.    Legal      

2.    Types of Theft
3.    Moral Development
4.    Thinking Errors       


Section 2 - Theoretical Base     

1.    Physical/Chemical Brain Changes Theory     

2.    Choice Theory
3.    Power and Control Cycle/Awareness Wheel  

4.    Empathy Development/Victim Awareness     

5.    Dissonance Theory    

6.    Self-Esteem Through Moral Development     

7.    Cognitive Behavior Modification 

Diversion Worshops

The prices listed above is a average fee for treatment. The classes could be more, or less.