Ignition programmes combine the evidence-based respectful, approach of Motivational Interviewing with effective experiential methods demonstrated to be effective with offender populations.
Programme support pays full attention to programme integrity and responsivity.
Engagement and formation of a working relationship, lowering the need for defensive resistance and developing an individual's own motivation for change are essential to successful outcomes in violent offending.
Ignition: Engagement for violent offenders is a brief intervention which:
Two programme variants will be available, combining Motivational Interviewing with offence-specific materials to work either:
Ignition: Engagement can act as a 'stand alone' motivational preparation for treatment intervention, with accredited violent offending programmes such as ART or CALM. Motivationally, the aim is to increase treatment readiness, moving an individual through 'contemplation' and to the jumping-off point for 'action' , rather than assuming they are 'ready to change'.
This will increase the effectiveness of existing treatment interventions, saving time in the long run.
Our programme training packages provide:
Please contact us to discuss your interest in this programme.