Missoula Probation & Parole Office
Instructor(s): Jim Pagels
Missoula P&P Office
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This class is a Pre-Requisite for MORRA Training
To provide practitioners, who are working with resistive, chemically dependent or criminal populations, with specific knowledge, skills and techniques to more effectively reduce offender resistance, increase offender motivation to change, and reduce individual criminal risk.
The specific areas that will be examined are:
Effective interventions with this population
Human factors related to resistance to change
Communication techniques designed to increase motivation
“Stages of Change” as it applies in corrections
Basic Communication Skills
Who should attend: This course is designed for correctional professionals with direct contact with offenders on a regular basis, particularly those with supervisory authority over offenders.