Moderate Intensity Programs

Women Offender – Moderate Intensity Program

The Women Offender - Moderate Intensity Program targets women who are assessed as having a moderate to high risk of reoffending. The program consists of 40 group sessions and 5 individual sessions. Each session is 2.5 hours long.

This program is a continuation of the Women’s Engagement Program. It encourages the women to be involved in their own rehabilitation. The focus is on changing behaviours and working towards short- and long-term goals. It teaches the women skills they need to address their problematic behaviours. They learn and practice problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. They learn the importance of positive and healthy relationships and they develop self-management plans. These plans include coping strategies to help them live positive lifestyles.

Aboriginal Women Offender - Moderate Intensity Program

The Aboriginal Women Offender - Moderate Intensity Program targets Aboriginal women who are assessed as having a moderate to high risk of reoffending. The program involves Aboriginal Elders. It consists of 46 group sessions and 4 individual sessions. Each session is about 2 hours long. The program includes culturally-relevant teachings and ceremonies.

This program is a continuation of the Aboriginal Women’s Engagement Program. It helps women to build a positive personal and cultural identity. It is about empowering Aboriginal women. They are encouraged to be involved in their own rehabilitation. They focus on short- and long-term goals. They learn and practice problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. The program stresses the importance of healthy lifestyles and relationships. Through it, the women develop healing and self-management plans. These plans include coping strategies to help them live positive lifestyles.