Interventions are delivered using a trauma informed approach and designed to provide support, education and new coping strategies addressing intimate partner violence, trauma and addictions, positive parenting, emotional regulation, positive non-criminogenic behavior, impaired driving awareness and sexual offenses.
Learning Resources Program (LRP) – St. John’s
Located in St. John’s and was implemented in 1994 with the goal to reduce recidivism rates through the delivery of various psychoeducational interventions. Read More
Community Based Intervention Program (CBIP) – Stephenville
In 1996, the program was developed to provide similar services that were being offered in the St. John’s area. Interventions are offered in Stephenville and the surrounding Bay St. George area. Read More
Nine intervention programs are delivered individually and in group settings to those who have had involvement with the criminal justice system. Interventions are delivered using a trauma informed approach and designed to provide support, education and new coping strategies addressing intimate partner violence, trauma and addictions, positive parenting, emotional regulation, positive non-criminogenic behavior, impaired driving awareness and sexual offenses.
Level of Intervention
Participants are paired with interventions based on their need as well as their risk to re-offend. Through the use of various assessment tools. The level and type of programming is determined.
- Seeking Safety (substance abuse and trauma program)
- Journey to Transformation ( anger solutions)
- Safety and Repair (intimate partner violence program)
- Pathways to Acceptance and Recovery (sexual offences program)
- Criminal Behavior Awareness
- Impaired Driving Awareness
- Adult Diversion – CBIP ONLY
Benefits to the Participant
- Discussing personal problems with highly qualified facilitators in a private and confidential setting.
- Peer support in a positive, respectful group learning process.
- Learning new coping skills by being exposed to new ideas, problem-solving abilities and participating in psycho-education.
- Gaining new insights, not only about themselves, but also about the impact that their behaviour has had on others.
- Referral opportunities to other support services such as employment preparation, addictions services, housing, educational upgrading, etc.
- Adult Probation Officers may refer an individual with a probation order or conditional sentence order.
- Classification Officers may refer an individual released from custody under the terms of a Temporary Absence and/or individuals who are still in custody but who have agreed to participate.
- Self-referral – when capacity exits.