Moral Reconation Therapy-MRT® is an effective systematic, cognitive-behavioral approach that treats a wide range of issues including domestic violence, anger management, trauma, parenting, shoplifting, and other issues. The programs are implemented in groups utilizing workbooks directly targeting specific issues. PhoenixRise offers 6 different diversion programs to numerous justice involved agencies throughout Minnesota.
Trauma-related issues pose some of the greatest stumbling blocks to recovery for offenders, mental health clients, substance abusers, and individuals struggling with day-to-day responsibilities. The MRT approach identifies key issues in SAMHSA’s Trauma-Informed Treatment Protocol.
How To Escape Your Prison is the primary MRT workbook used for adult offenders and adults in substance abuse treatment. This program addresses all of the issues related to criminal thinking and criminal needs. The book is used with all types of offenders including those in jails, prisons, community corrections, TCs, halfway houses, diversion, parole and probation, and drug/mental health/DUI courts.
Coping With Anger is targeted to adults who have problems with managing feelings of anger and frustration in an appropriate way. It is used with violent offenders , argumentative or oppositional clients, as a supplemental program with domestic violence perpetrators, with road rage, substance abuse, and drug courts.
Untangling Relationships is targeted to substance abusers, criminals, and those involved in domestic violence or dysfunctional relationships. Codependency is one of the major issues involved in enabling. The program is in use in correctional programs, probation & parole, drug courts, community corrections, diversion programs, educational institutions, and in private settings.
“The transformation that the offenders go through is truly amazing.The programs are a very good tool in helping offenders make changes in their thinking and realize their potential to have a positive and healthy life free of crime.”
- J.C.,Lane Enforcement Official
“I have seen MRT provide the forum for remarkable courage and change for offenders who may never have trusted a solution before.”
- E.F. Burgess III, Mental Health Care/Addiction Provider
“For the individuals who dedicate themselves for the approximate four months it takes to complete the program, MRT is extremely beneficial….For those who complete the program, they understand that if they make better choices and decisions, their lives will be fuller and their involvement in the “court system” will no longer exist.”
- Wayne County, OhioMunicipal Court
MRT has been instrumental in the success of how I am thriving in the community.
- Freddy M.
Whether you have a question about our diversion programs, pricing, available groups or anything else, our team is ready to answer your questions.