About Our Classes

  • PDS provides Behavior Change Interventions using Evidence-Based Practices and Strength-Based methods.
  • Our classes aid the Class Participants in moving towards positive behavior change.
  • Classes included open, non-confrontational, open, positive discussion,and Interactive JournalingĀ®.
  • Topics include values, choices, changes, consequences, responsibility, offense-related instruction, self-belief, goal setting, and planning for the future.

Class Participants

  • PDS programs as an aid to the process of personal positive change.
  • Classes involve the process of exploring and resolving challenges to making and keeping needed behavior changes.
  • Participants learns skills and strategies in support of "workable" actions and choices over illegal and "unworkable" behaviors.
  • Participants receive a certificate upon successful completion of the class.
  • Classes are eight-hour, one-day, positive, intensive experiences.

Referring Agencies

  • Programs offered by PDS are suitable referral resource interventions for all misdemeanor and most felony offenses.
  • Participants are referred to us by many agencies and officials committed to help bringing about positive changes in people.
  • For information about setting up PDS programs in your area at no cost to counties or agencies, call PDS toll free at 1-800-737-4803 or 1-800-775-3220.

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