Phone

864.582.7588

Adult Services

THE FORRESTER CENTER Adult Services
Criminal Justice Alternative Program
Therapeutic Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program
 
Domestic Violence (DV) is a court approved program for those recommended to complete a Batterer’s Treatment program due to charges of Domestic Violence. In the DV program, participants are taught skills to prevent physical, sexual, and psychological violence. The program provides accountability for actions and behavior; educate about the cycle of violence and control within family systems; and offers substance abuse counseling to those who may be struggling with alcohol or other drugs problems. Also, the DV program provides support and resources for participants and families. We have gender specific classes available and the fees are $20.00 per class. Please call for orientation and class schedules.
 
Offender Based Education Program
 
The Offender Based (aka) Offender Based Intervention Program is a ten-week educational service designed for offenders who have been ordered by the court to complete services that address criminal and addictive patterns. The curriculum for the Responsible Thinking group focuses on changing behavior by changing one’s thinking. Thinking errors and relapse prevention are key issues that are covered in depth during the ten weeks in group. New strategies and tools are developed to create new, responsible and healthy lifestyles. Fees are $20.00 per class. Please call for class schedules.

Anger Management
 
The Anger Management group is a six to twelve-week educational group primarily utilized by the criminal justice system. The evidence-based curriculum mostly incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy and interventions in the treatment of anger disorder. In the Anger Management program, participants learn to manage anger effectively; stop violence or threat of violence; develop self-control over thoughts and actions; and receive support from others. The fees are $25.00 per class. Please call for class schedules.
 

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