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7 Tips for Supporting a Returning Citizen

According to a report from 2015, over 640,000 people return home from incarceration each year. However, due to legal, geographical, and other barriers, many ex-prisoners find it difficult to adjust to civilian life, with many re-offending and returning to prison within the first 3 years. With a solid support system, returning citizens will find themselves… Continue reading 7 Tips for Supporting a Returning Citizen

Meet George Smith

Meet George Smith, a born-and-raised Californian, a drug and alcohol counselor with a passion for working with youth, and the founder of a non-profit called Authors Inside that provides services to help incarcerated individuals learn how to write and tell their stories. He is also a former recipient of a double-life prison sentence. Early Life… Continue reading Meet George Smith

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The Efficacy of Self-directed CBT Programing

Download White Paper Abstract The implementation of traditional group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is accompanied by numerous challenges. Manualized cognitive behavioral therapy (MCBT) curriculum overcomes these challenges. A study sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (Duwe, 2017) found programs that increase prosocial support reduce recidivism and program costs. One of the clear advantages of… Continue reading The Efficacy of Self-directed CBT Programing

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ACCI Research Paper is Published in American Jails Magazine

The¬†American Jail Association¬†is the largest member association for practitioners and administrations in America. They represent the collective voice to better help address the needs of jails across the country. ACCI’s recent research paper entitled: The Efficacy of Self-Directed CBT Program was published in the American Jail Magazine. You can find the article on page 40… Continue reading ACCI Research Paper is Published in American Jails Magazine

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Updated Course Name: Personal Responsibility

Since ACCI’s establishment in 1985, our Offender Responsibility course has been one of our most popular courses over the years. We have received a lot of positive feedback and comments from students whose outlook on life improved after completing the course. After much thought, ACCI has decided to rebrand and rename this popular course. ACCI’s… Continue reading Updated Course Name: Personal Responsibility

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