J Peter Two Reentry Aftercare Program
Anger / Frustration Management (Trigger Control)
Anger /Frustration Management Skills Parent's Building Workshops Effective Oral Communication Skills
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Effective Oral Communication Skills (Gavel Club)
To empower the participant(s) with the knowledge that anger is an emotion that can be mastered. Frustration is also an emotion that is often time misunderstood as a situational concern. Understanding the cause and resolving the cause will remove the stress felt in frustration. Knowing that low self-esteem, negative thoughts, lack of self-worth, survival guilt as it relates to PTSD can all be triggers for veterans or non-veterans following incarceration. Choosing to cease from hurting the ones' you love and letting go of the unforgiveness is the first step to the rebuilding of one's inner peace and their family relationships. Practicing the skill of forgiveness of oneself and apologizing to those that were hurt, does restore the natural healthy well-being for one's body, mind and spirit. This class is provided pre-release in the correctional facility to inspire and motivate the participant to reach from within themselves in attaining their short term goals and positive cognitive-behavior skills one step at a time in managing their anger/frustration. Self-help instruction in interpersonal discussion skills, self-advocacy, constructive assertiveness, patience and impulse control will be provided. Each participant will complete an initial and a exist self-assessment.
Class is for 6 weeks. Cost - Free
To encourage the participant in the enhancement of their oral communication skills, leadership skills and the appreciation of just how body language does have value in interacting with others. During the class there will be sessions on elementary short story skills, to assist the participants in taking on more challenging speaking tasks. Each participant that expresses a need for reading development beyond the scope of this class will be referred by recommendation for more skill development. There is a requirement of holding a (Gavel Club) club officer role while unemployed. This will provide the participant with more self-confidence and the appreciation of others depending upon their involvement in the group. Just acknowledging their membership as a Gavel Club member will also reflect positively in their resume'. The objectives of this club is to provide the tools of self-control, re-directing of negative thinking and how not to have a negative verbal and/or physical response to their emotions when receiving criticism. The skills of effective communication develops skills of empathy when listening, acceptance of others and produces genuineness in being real and authentic in relationship communication skill-building. There will be lots of focus on the “jailhouse culture,” with the challenge of coping mechanisms and isolationist attitudes, the participant must unlearned. In doing so they will equip themselves with behavioral and communication skills that are effective in normal personal, family, workplace and/or community interactions. Time Management is one of extra tools provided in the class that encourages the value of getting one's point across to others. Developing a positive respect for time and reliability. Also, each will provide and receive feedback from others in the group and the group leader. The Gavel Club is recognized by Toastmasters International, Inc. Each participant will complete an initial and a exist self-assessment. With this class the instructor will complete an initial and a exist assessment of the progress and attain goals of the participant.
Class is for 6 weeks however, each participant can continue and maintain their club officer role until they find employment.
Cost - FREE
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Maximum for 6 weeks (other than Gavel Club)
Certificates Issued at Completion of Classes
Classes are not specific only to the reentry residential centers/transitional housing resident Post Release. Workshops provided also Pre-Release as requested. Most referrals are ex-offenders whose infractions do not exceed a Class C or D Level unless in a pre-release setting.
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Parent's Relationship Building Workshop
Parenting involves a complex process of interactions between a parent and child. The role of a parent is to guide, protect and nurture their children through the course of their developmental years. Children are bombarded with messages about sexual choices, negative behavior choices and even violent choices through music, graphic videos, movies, non-prime-time television, magazines and peer educators. Points in building skills in verbal/nonverbal cues, personal space, following rules, showing interest in others and speaking appropriately. Since most parent are reluctant to discuss sexual behavior and serious negative choice(s) of behavior with their children. This class/workshop is provided in the correctional facility as a family support service that will enlighten the pre/post reentry parent as to what to look for in the hidden media messages that children receive about unhealthy behavioral choices. The pre/post reentry parent will learn how in setting ground rules, expectations, a pyramid for healthy successful communication. Participant(s) learn the value of a parent plan to help in dealing with the pressures children will and/or are facing with peer pressures. Most importantly participant(s) will be encouraged to apply the skill of supervision which will strengthening the parent-child communication relationship. Each participant will complete an initial and a exist self-assessment.
Class is for 5 weeks. Cost - Free