FSA – Emotional Self-Regulation 2022

Learn more, as this is part of The First Step Act

Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide,  1/2022 Emotional Self-Regulation is a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) protocol that helps the participant to explore emotions and patterns of behavior and learn strategies for managing difficult emotions. The protocol can be used as a 10-session group or in an individual format. The curriculum and journal are available in English and Spanish and are gender-responsive.

The Emotional Self-Regulation journal explores helpful ways for the participant to respond to difficult emotions. These skills lead to more positive interactions and outcomes. The concepts and skills presented in this treatment protocol are best learned by interactive practice, review, and completing the between-session assignments.

Time Frame
Hours This program is typically completed in 24 hours.
Needs Addressed Cognition and Mental Health
Program Delivery To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, Emotional Self-Regulation must be delivered by Psychology Services staff.
Institution Locations Available at all BOP institutions.