Thinking for a Change - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How big are the classes?
Although we are virtual, we limit the number of group members to between 16 to 18 to ensure all get a chance to participate and achieve the most from the course.
Do I have to pay upfront?
No you can pay in two installments, one at the start and the second half way through the course - ring for details.
Do I get a certificate?
Yes when we have confirmed you have completed your homework assignments and have attended the classes required, we will send a certificate to you and your referral source.
How do I access the home work assignments?
You will need to create an account on our website and then login. You can then access each of the assignments from the site member menu.
When will I get the zoom link?
The zoom link will be sent by email 15-30 min before the start of the class.
How many lessons are taught per session?
Usually two lessons are taught for each session, with a break in between. Sometimes a lesson may go over a session.
How do I book a class?
Follow the instruction on the Thinking for a Change page, first to book your class and then complete the registration form.
Do I need to attend in person?
No, our class is completely virtual. We use zoom. You will be sent a new link for the class 15 to 30 mins before the start of the class.
How long does the Thinking for a change class last?
The class lasts 4 weeks. You will attend 3 times per week on Monday, Thursday & Friday evenings between 6 and 8 pm.
I paid my first installment when booking, how do I pay the second installment?
From our website click on the Make a Payment option in the menu and competing the forms on all pages. Enter the amount outstanding on your course.
Have your faciltator's been trained?
Yes, both our facilitators are accredited facilitators, trained by official Thinking for a Change Trainers.
Can I get a discount if I pay upfront
Yes, we currently offer a $30 discount if you pay upfront
Do I have to live in Texas to attend this class
No, if you are required to attend Thinking for a Change you can attend from anywhere in the continental USA.
Is there any homework?
Yes there are homework assignments which you complete only for most of the lessons.
What is Thinking for a Change?
Thinking for a Change is a course that us designed to change the criminal thinking of offenders using cognitive restructuring, social skills development, and development of problem-solving skills
Do you keep my payment details?
No, we have no access to your payment details such as your debit/credit card number.
Do the classes always last two hours?
No, the class will last up to two hours depending on the lesson and the input provided by the group members.
Can I pay by installments
Yes, we offer pay by installments - please call for details
Thinking for a Change (T4C) is an integrated cognitive behavioral change program authored by Jack Bush, Ph.D., Barry Glick, Ph.D., and Juliana Taymans, Ph.D., under a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Corrections (NIC). Thinking for a Change incorporates research from cognitive restructuring theory, social skills development, and the learning and use of problem-solving skills.
Thinking for a Change (T4C) is copyrighted by its authors, with certain rights retained by NIC. Discover and Recover are licensed providers of the Thinking for a Change program. Our staff are accredited facilitators.