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Making choices: moderate intensity men's program for general offending

 

Overview

Making choices: moderate intensity men's program for general offending is a moderate intensity 100 hour program which targets general offending behaviour run by Queensland Corrective Services. It forms part of the High intensity violent offending program. Making choices uses a range of treatment methods shown to be effective in reducing recidivism, including:

By targeting a range of criminogenic needs related to general offending, the program aims to reduce an individual's overall risk of recidivism. Key themes of accepting responsibility and being personally and socially accountable for one's own behaviour are emphasised throughout the program.

The program has been designed for moderate to high risk offenders with assessed criminogenic needs that match those targeted by the program.

Queensland Corrective Services abstract

Contacts

Corrective Services, Queensland
Statewide Operations Directorate
State Law Building
50 Ann Street
Brisbane Qld 4000
GPO Box 1054
Brisbane Qld 4001
Ph: (07) 3239 0596
Fax: (07) 3239 0600

Related publications

Making choices: moderate intensity men's program for general offending [information for offenders and their families] (2009)

Queensland Corrective Services

This factsheet provides information relating to the Queensland program Making Choices: Moderate intensity men's program for general offending. Information details the access mode, the length of the program and the different component of the program.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Making choices: moderate intensity men's program for general offending [information for staff and stakeholders] (2009)

Queensland Corrective Services

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Last updated: 6 August 2015
 
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