The Intervention Hub is primarily based on Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CCBT), which is an endorsed treatment by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE). However, the Intervention Hub also incorporates other theoretical models such as:
Before implementation, all our programmes were extensively piloted to build an evidence base and strong track record. To do this, we tested our programmes in both England and the Isle of Man.
Mr B, age 26, Involved with the CJS from an early age, completed the Thinking Skills Hub. One of the biggest areas of improvement was Mr B’s recognition of factors that were causing him to offend, and efforts towards remaining offence free.
Ms F was able to develop her resilience by addressing negative thoughts and countering it with helpful thoughts such as: “They are just having a bad day”. By using alternative, more positive thoughts and self-talk Ms F was able to overcome.
On completion of the Domestic Abuse Hub, Mr C’s attitudes and beliefs towards relationships and parenting had significantly improved. He was able to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy relationships.
The Alcohol Awareness Hub helped Mr G recognise that his alcohol use had not only caused several physical and mental health problems but also caused relationship problems with friends and family.
Mr T not only achieved his goal but eventually gained Parole and is now a family unit again with his once ex-partner and their child. The Thinking Skills hub gave him the focus and belief in himself.
Ms K had already completed Victim Awareness and Thinking Skills, fully engaging in both. The effort she put in to her self-development led us to suggest the Women’s Programme to her.
An impact evaluation of the first ten computerised congnitive bheavioural therapy programmes.
How individuals have benefitted from the Hate Crime Hub
Electronic pathways are a relatively new phenomenon and share their roots with ongoing work within the NHS to offer a tailored response to emerging mental health concerns.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a therapeutic technique that can help people find new ways to behave and respond by changing their thought patterns.