Mervin Smucker. Homework Assignments in Imagery Rescripting & Reprocessing Therapy (IRRT).

Homework assignments are an essential component of IRRT.  Typically, each IRRT session is audiotaped. Clients are given a copy of the just-completed IRRT session and are asked to:  (1) listen daily to the audiotape of the entire IRRT session; (2) record SUDs levels immediately before and after listening to the audiotape, as well as their highest SUDs rating while listening to the audiotape; (3) record their subjective reactions to the audiotaped session immediately after listening to it; (4) document efforts (in a journal) to self-calm and self-nurture; (5) record frequency and intensity (on a 0-100 scale) of flashbacks experienced between therapy sessions; and (6) bring homework in for review at the beginning of the next IRRT session.

Mervin Smucker