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Spanish Courses

Solutions for Spanish-speaking court-involved Defendants

Spanish Referral Form

Spanish-speaking individuals involved in the criminal justice system now have a suitable referral resource that supports positive, values-driven change while also helping justice agencies protect the community.

Option 1) The PDS Interactive Web-Class conducted by a Spanish speaking PDS Facilitator and includes our Spanish language, evidence-based curriculum

Available Class types:Theft Intervention, Marijuana Awareness, Violence Intervention, Alcohol & Drug Awareness, Pathways To Change, and Driving Behavior Awareness (requires reliable internet connected computer, tablet or a smart phone with working video and audio).

Option 2) The PDS Home Study Course with a Spanish language course materials curriculum and telephone follow-up review by a Spanish speaking PDS Facilitator

Available Class types:Theft Intervention, Marijuana Awareness, Violence Intervention, Alcohol & Drug Awareness, Pathways To Change, and Driving Behavior Awareness (Requires returning completed course journals to PDS and completing a course review with a PDS Facilitator via telephone).

A cognitive-analytical curriculum

The PDS Spanish Web-Class and The PDS Spanish Home Study Course both offer a Spanish language journals that help build skills for making Workable Choices to engage in behaviors based on pro-social values.

Program content includes:

  • Why Am I Here?
  • Life is About Choices
  • Thinking Patterns of Unworkable Choices
  • Awareness Tools for Workable choices
  • Offense Specific Curriculum that connects offense behavior to:
    • Consequences
    • Values And Choices
    • Strategies For Increasing Awareness and Workable Choices
    • A Strategy To Use Today
  • My Motivation for Change
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Planning for Success:
    • Managing Alcohol & Drugs
    • Managing High-Risk Situations
    • Building a Support Network
    • Recognizing Strengths and Abilities
  • Developing a Change Plan

See Referral Form for further information:

Spanish Referral Form

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