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Saudi Arabia -  2019. Professor Saad Alkarni, King Abdulaziz University, has been appointed as an Associate of the Cognitive Centre of Canada for the Middle East. He will translate the Reasoning & Rehabilitation program for implementation in schools throughout Saudi Arabia to train adolescents in pro-social competence. He will also train individuals in all Arabic-speaking countries to facilitate the program to reduce antisocial behavior.

Uruguay - 2019. Dr. Olga Sanchez de Ribera (Ph.D Criminology, Cambridge) has been appointed as an Associate of the Cognitive Centre of Canada.  She is certified to train R&R Trainers in delivering R&R2 for Adults throughout South America.

 Chile - 2019. Seven more staff of the Instituto de Sociología, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago were trained in the Spanish edition of R&R2 for Adults and will deliver the program to prisoners in state prisons in Chile.

Canada - 2019. Twelve staff of the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health, Penetanguishene have been trained to deliver R&R2 for Youths and Adults with Mental Health Problems to patients.

Missouri 2019.  Seven more staff of the Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice at Washington University were trained in May to deliver R&R2 for Adults to incarcerated individuals in Missouri state prisons. 

Canada - 2019 Psychologists Jennifer Bodera and Shari McKee have been appointed as R&R2 Instructors who are certificed train staff to deliver the R&RMHP program.  

India –2018. Faculty of the Raksha Shakti University (RSU) were trained in R&R2forAdults. The program is now being implemented with prisoners in India’s Gujarat state.

Chile – 2018. Staff of the Instituto de Sociología, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago were trained in the Spanish edition of R&R2 for Adults

Spain – 2018. The Department of Health Psychology, University of Alicante has adopted R&R2forYouths to prevent drug abuse among youth in high schools through la Concejalía de Educación del Excmo, Ayuntamiento de Alicante.

California – 2018. R&R2forYouths has been adopted for implementation throughout Solano county for youths on probation.

Missouri – 2018.  R&R2 for Adults training was conducted in 2018 for staff off the Concordance Academy of Leadership in St. Louis, MO.  The Academy is the service-providing arm of the Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice at Washington University which delivers rigorously tested, evidence-based programs to incarcerated individuals housed within Missouri state prisons.

California 2018. Santa Barbara California Juvenile & Adult Probation staff were trained in R&R2 for Youth and in R&R2 for Girls and Young Women. Both programs are now being implemented throughout the county.

England – 2018 Dr. Susan Young conducted a training workshop on R&R2ADHD and R&R2MHP in London.

Mexico 2018. Profesora Martha Frías Armenta, Ph.D. Departamento de Derecho Universidad de Sonora was appointed as an Associate of the Cognitive Centre of Canada. Martha has been training delinquents and “at risk” juveniles in Mexico for several years in R&R2 for Youth and has published the positive results of her interventions.

Germany – 2018. Dr. Lutz Gretenkord reports that more than 500 R&RTrainers have now been qualified in Germany. He has published a review of the R&R application to mentally disturbed offenders in Germany:  Gretenkord, L. (2018). R&R - Das Reasoning and Rehabilitation Programm. In R. Muller-Isberner, P. Born, S. Eucker, & B. Eusterschulte (Eds.), Praxishandbuch MaRregelvollzug. Grundlagen, Konzepte und Praxis der Kriminaltherapie. Berlin: Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.

Canada – 2018. Dr. Ross published his book, Be a Good Sport: Drug-free Performance Enhancement for Athletes, which describes the R&R2 for Troubled & Troublesome Athletes program (Kindle Books).