Bonneville Butte Bingham
3B Detention & Treatment
C E N T E R
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
The program utilizes the Franklin Reality Model and Cognitive Self Change. A Counselor administers CSC group once each week. General
description of Cognitive Self Change (CSC): CSC is based on the principle that how people think has a controlling effect on how they
act. The CSC group is an educational and process oriented group. The program resident will learn the principles of CSC and apply the
skills throughout the program and into their recovery wellness, abstinence, and sobriety. The client is able to identify beliefs,
thinking, and behaviors associated with criminal patterns and then identify and establish new intervention cycles. The program resident
will do one thinking report daily to demonstrate comprehension and continuous processing of cognitive self-change.
The steps to change
1. See the behavior.
2. Observe the thinking behind the behavior.
3. Identify distortions and problem thoughts.
4. Identify patterns
and cycles of that thinking.
5. Identify underlying attitudes and beliefs that drive the thinking.
6. Appreciate the scope and consequence
of this thinking.
7. Develop intervention, controls, and alternative ways processing.
8. Organize a plan to make and sustain change.
Apply and monitor that plan.