Courses offered

To Schedule a Court Ordered Course please contact us.

Anger Management

Anger Management is presented in two sessions 3.5 hours in duration. The course discusses the definition of Anger and investigates when it becomes a problem. It also reviews the potential payoffs, consequences, and triggers of anger. Physical, emotional, and behavioral cues are also discussed. Finally, anger styles and positive anger management strategies are reviewed.

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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is designed for persons determined to be batterers with the aim of breaking the chain and cycle of violence. The course is presented in one six hour session. The course identifies general information about domestic violence, the cycle of violence and the effects of abuse, on the individual, family, community and society as a whole. The characteristics of an abuser are reviewed thoroughly. Finally, techniques for breaking the cycle of violence including positive anger management strategies and appropriate conflict resolution are also discussed.

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Substance Abuse - DWI

To sign up for Substance Abuse classes, call the Adult Probation office at (432) 264-2245.

This standardized program is 15 hours in length and is designed to increase the knowledge of drug offenders by educating them on the dangers of drug abuse and associated illegal activities, to identify their own individual drug-use patterns, and to assist them in developing a personal action plan which will reduce the probability of suffering the consequences of future drug using and illegal behavior. 

Specific course topics include history of drug abuse, drug/DWI laws, dynamics of drug use, drugs of abuse, how drugs work, cost of use and abuse, health issues, HIV, interpersonal relationships, de-glamorization of drugs, values and behaviors, past and desired behaviors, getting control of your life, resource options, and personal action planning. (Not applicable to deferred adjudication)

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Substance Abuse - Drug

To sign up for Substance Abuse classes, call the Adult Probation office at (432) 264-2245.

This standardized program is 12 hours in length and is designed to help DWI offenders increase their knowledge about alcohol and drugs as these substances relate to driving skills, to identify their own individual drinking/drug use and driving patterns, and to assist them in developing plans which will reduce the probability of future DWI behavior.

Specific course topics include alcohol/drug and traffic safety problems, Texas laws relating to DWI, effects of alcohol/drugs on humans, alcohol/drugs and driving task abilities, chemical dependency, symptoms of dependency, sources of assistance, costs of DWI, and decision-making.