The RAC program uses a peer-help approach and focuses on Thinking Errors:
Self Centered,Assuming the Worst,Minimizing/Mislabeling and Blaming Others;
and Social Behavioral Problems:
Inconsiderate of Self, Inconsiderate of Others, Low Self-Image, Authority Problem, Easily Angered, Aggravates Others, Misleads Others, Easily Misled, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Stealing, Lying and Fronting.
RAC is an evidenced-based program that has two components:
1. Equipment Exercises which teach residents Social Skills, Anger Management and Social Decision Making
2. Mutual Help – Peer help groups that provide an opportunity for residents to address current life issues and problems that they are facing in their lives.