Key Development Center has been using group therapy as a treatment modality since 2001. Group treatment at KDC is used to facilitate the development of skills that support ongoing sobriety and long-term recovery and is based on SAMHSA’s recommended best practices for group treatment. Listed below are brief descriptions of each of the groups offered at KDC:
Key II Education Program
Intensive ten-week education program about alcohol and other drugs. Group topics include:
The Group Process
The Disease Concept of Addiction/Understanding the Addiction Process
The Role of Denial and Defense Mechanisms
Understanding the Relapse Process
The Relapse Syndrome/Warning Signs
Understanding Relapse Progression
Family and Friends in Sobriety
The HALT Concept/Managing Emotions
Understanding Loss/The Process of Journaling
Relapse Prevention Planning
A small, focused group dedicated to addressing client’s immediate needs and barriers to recovery. The purpose of Power Hour is providing direct support and guidance to those who are new to our program, are coming back after relapse, hospitalization, or absence from treatment as well as those who prefer a weekly check-in to support their sobriety and overall wellness.
Recovery For All
Skills group to develop and utilize tools to live a full, productive life through recovery.
Thinking Matters (non-coed groups)
The Thinking Matters group is a 12 session evidenced-based program that uses a cognitive restructuring approach with the goal of teaching offenders how to identify anti-social thinking patterns that lead to repeated, illegal, negative or destructive behaviors and will assist the individual in developing new ways of thinking and establish pro-social core attitudes and beliefs. Utilizing a series of worksheets, participants will learn and practice specific skills that helps reduce criminal thinking and behavior.
Criminogenic needs addressed in the Thinking Matters group include:
Cognitive Behavioral Issues
Social Environmental Issues
Criminal Associates and Peers
Long Term Recovery/Relapse Prevention
Provides continued support for clients who have completed treatment and/or groups and are committed to sustained sobriety.
Trauma, Recovery and Empowerment Model Groups (TREM)
An evidence-based, facilitated, gender-specificgroup that isfocused on healingthe effects of trauma. TREM combines social skills training, psychoeducational and psychodynamic techniques, and emphasizes peer support. W-TREM is designed to facilitatetrauma recovery among women with histories of exposure to sexual or physical abuse and other traumas.The men’s and women’s specific Trauma, Recovery and Empowerment Model groups will address the following components: