Thinking For A Change

Program Description

Thinking for a Change (T4C) is an evidence-based program that develops social and problem solving skills through role-play demonstrations and other interactive activities for participants. The participants learn how to create change in their thinking and behavior in order to make better decisions in their every day lives. T4C is led by two qualified probation officers trained in the curriculum.

1) Cognitive Self-Change - Paying attention to the thoughts and feelings that go on inside of us to recognize risk and use new thinking to avoid trouble.

2) Social Skills - Behaviors or abilities we use in situations involving other people.

3) Problem Solving Skills - A set of skills to help us make better choices.

Program Details

Schedule: Twice a week for 3 months, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost: Free


Washington County Government Center, 14949 62nd Street North, Stillwater, MN 55082

Washington County Service Center, 13000 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Jake McNutly, Cognitive Skills Program Manager, 651.430.4128
"Thinking for a Change" curriculum was developed by Barry Glick, Ph.D., Jack Bush, Ph.D., and Juliana Taymans, Ph.D., in cooperation with the National Institute of Corrections."