Text Box: Goals and Objectives
Text Box: Program Length
 1 Intake Session
16 Week Program
Group Sessions are 1 hour 
in length and meet once per week
 Program Delivery
 Open Group Format
School Based
Agency Based
 Age Range
 Groups are divided into age appropriate, gender specific groups as follows:
 Ages 7-9
Ages 10-12
Ages 13-15
Ages 16-18*
*(18 if still enrolled in 
high school)

 Participation Eligibility
 Children and adolescents who have exhibited aggressive and/or destructive behavior.

 The JAM Program© is presented in a 16 week psycho educational format which consists of 8 specific components.

 Curriculum Structure

1.    Anger

2.    Values & Beliefs

3.    Communication Skills

4.        Consequential Thinking – problem

       solving ,cause and effect

5.    Social Skills Training

6.    Conflict Resolution

7.    Life Skills High Risk Situations – Keeping                        Yourself Safe


Group Structure

 School-based program

 Agency-based program

 The curriculum is presented in open ended psycho educational groups

 Maximum of 10 members per group

 Group Instruction – Group Discussion – Role Playing – Handouts – Weekly Lifework - Media


 Program Evaluation


 Pre and Post Test measurable outcomes


 How to Make a Referral


 Referrals can be made directly to The Glass House Counseling Services ™ by community agencies, court system, family court, the school system and by parents interested in providing

this service to their child.


 Special Considerations


 This program is not designed for children that are actively violent or in need of a psychiatric evaluation.  Participants with mental health issues must be stabilized before entering group.


 Substance abuse issues must be addressed

prior to entering group.







   * Increase pro-social skills

    * Increase anger control

    * Increase empathy

    * Increase cognitive problem solving skills

    * Promoting social competence and preventing, reducing and treating conduct problems in at risk youths

    * Identify the triggering events

    * Recognize the cues to anger

    * Develop anger management

   * (cognitive behavioral) strategies in response to events and cues

    * Intervention involves developing             individualized anger management plans

    * Learn conflict resolution skills

    * Improve communication skills

    * Increase pro-social behaviors









Text Box: This program is not designed for children that are actively violent or in need of a psychiatric evaluation.