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PRACTICAL APPLICATION GUIDE

PRACTICAL APPLICATION GUIDE

PUBLICATION YEAR

2012

COURT TYPES

Adult Drug Court

Resource Description

Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is a systematic cognitive-behavioral counseling program for clients who misuse substances. The openended, workbook-based program employs a series of group exercises and prescribed homework assignments that are designed to reduce substance use and criminal thinking. The workbook contains 16 steps (units): 12 are done in a group format and the last 4 are optional and may be completed individually. As a cognitivebehavioral system, MRT addresses beliefs and reasoning to restructure clients’ personalities, enhance moral reasoning, improve decision making, and foster more appropriate behavior. It is a versatile program that can be used by treatment and rehabilitation practitioners working in mental health, educational, and criminal justice programs. A range of delivery options for MRT facilitates desired changes in behavior and thinking in resistant clients.

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