GEORGIA Accountability Courts 

Funding Committee

Thinking for a Change Advanced Practice Skills Training (Booster)

Training Dates: February 24-25, 2020

Location: Peachtree City, Georgia 

Training Description:

The 2-Day Thinking for a Change (T4C) Advanced Practice Skills training boosts the practice of current T4C facilitators as well as provides training to advance group facilitation skills. 

Thinking for a Change (T4C) is an evidence-based, integrated cognitive behavioral program that develops participants’ social and problem solving skills through role-play activities, demonstrations, and homework exercises. The program teaches participants how to create change in their thinking and behavior in order to make better decisions in their daily lives.

Delivered to both juvenile and adult audiences, the three components of the 25-lesson cognitive behavioral program are:

1. Cognitive self-change,

2. Social skills, and

3. Problem solving skills.

Training Objectives:

The 2-Day training will enhance group facilitation skills. The 25 modules of the “Thinking for a Change” program will be covered.

Who Should Attend: 

Treatment Providers that are currently facilitating Thinking for a Change groups. It is recommended attendees should have completed at least 2 group cycles; and have been certified to facilitate T4C for at least 2 - 3 years. 

This training is being offered to a limited number of attendees.  Each court program can register ONE (1) attendee for the training class

How To Register:

  1. Using the registration button on the right side of the web page. 
  2.  Complete the CACJ Training MOU provided below.  Review the document with the proposed attendee and obtain all signatures required. Once document is signed, court coordinators may register the attendee with the link below and submit during registration 
  3.  Provide proof of Thinking for a Change (T4C) certification and submit during registration. (CACJ staff does not have facilitator certificates)
  4. Once registration ends a confirmation of attendance email will be sent to coordinators to forward to their registered team members. Registration does not guarantee attendance. 

FY20 CACJ MOU - Thinking for a Change Booster 

Registration will close January 24, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly Howard.