A Preliminary Program Evaluation of the Emotional Skills Building Curriculum

  • Sheri Pickover Central Michigan University
  • Kimberly Childers Oakland University
Keywords: Anger management, attachment


This study presents the results of a preliminary program evaluation of a treatment program for court referred offenders: The Emotional Skill Building Curriculum (ESBC). Initial results found low recidivism rates and possible treatment efficacy. Further research applications are discussed.

Author Biography

Sheri Pickover, Central Michigan University
Associate Professor, Department of Counseling & Special Education