What is the Women’s Programme?
The Women’s Programme is for female perpetrators seeks to develop knowledge, improve understanding and teach skills in the following areas:
- Emotional Regulation
- Goal Setting
- Building Self Identity and Self Worth
- Support Networks
- Consequential Thinking
- Problem Solving.
What is the background the Women’s Programme?
This Hub has been developed by a team of probation professionals in consultation with a Clinical Psychologist. Our programmes are primarily based on utilising Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) but they also incorporate other theoretical models including:
- Desistance Theory
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Cycle of Change
- Motivational Interviewing
- Pro-Social Modelling.
How does it work?
Users complete a series of exercises online via video writtten and audio guidance. When the user finishes the programme, a post programme report measuring any changes is sent to the email address that has been provided. This will also include all the information input into the programme.
At the end of the programme, the user will also be able to download a certificate of completion and access all the worksheets from all the sessions for a period of 6 months (from the point of completion).
Does this Hub offer any more support?
In addition to a structured programme outlined above, users can also access:
- 24 hours a day email support service
- Useful Videos
- Downloadable content including exercises and information.
How effective are the programmes?
RSMS are the only company that have tested CCBT based approaches with an offender population in England and the Isle of Man. To date our average results have been:
- 71% showed a positive change in pre and post questionnaire scoring (measuring change in thinking and attitudes)
- 78% of users would recommend it
- 73% of users report that they found it useful.
What happens when you finish the programme?
When the user finishes the programme, a post programme report measuring any changes is sent to the email address that has been provided. This will also include all the information input into the programme.