R&R


THE R&R PROGRAM
REASONING & REHABILITATION

PROGRAM COMPONENTS

R&R participants are taught the following:

  • Self-Control:  to stop and think before they act; to consider all the consequences before making decisions.

  • Meta-Cognition: to realize that how they think determines what they think, how they feel and how they behave.

  • Critical Reasoning: how to think objectively and rationally without distorting the facts or externalizing blame.

  • Social Skills:  skills which help achieve positive reinforcement rather than rejection in social situations.

  • Interpersonal Cognitive Problem-Solving Skills:  analyzing interpersonal problems, understanding and considering other people's values, behavior and feelings; recognizing how their behavior affects other people.

  • Creative Thinking:  considering alternative, prosocial rather than antisocial ways of responding to problems.

  • Social Perspective-taking: considering other people's views, feelings and thoughts - the basis of empathy. 

  • Values Enhancement: developing beyond egocentric world view to a consideration of the needs of others.

  • Emotional Management:  skills for the management of anger and other emotions