Aggression Replacement Training® is a multi-component
cognitive-behavioral treatment to promote pro-social behavior by
addressing factors that contribute to aggression in children and
adolescents including limited interpersonal social and coping
skills, impulsiveness, over-reliance on aggression to meet daily
needs, and egocentric and concrete values.A cost benefit analysis
by the Washington State Institute for Public
Policy finds this program results in reduced
criminal behavior and significant cost savings.
Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is an empirically grounded, well-documented and highly successful family intervention program for at risk and delinquent youth who are 11–18 years of age. FFT has been applied to a wide range of at risk youth and their families in various multi-ethnic and multicultural contexts. Target populations range from at-risk preadolescents to youth with very serious problems such as conduct disorder, violent externalizing behaviors and substance-abuse.
The Strengths Model is a recovery-oriented, evidence-based case
management model developed by Charles Rapp and colleagues at the
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare. It was developed
in the early 1980’s in response to traditional mental health
approaches that often focused on pathology and diagnosis, held
low expectations for what people with mental illnesses could
achieve in their life, and frequently used stabilization and
maintenance as measures of success.
TFCBT is a therapy model developed by Drs. Judy Cohen, Tony
Mannarino and Esther Deblinger. It is used for children ages 3‐18
who have experienced one or more significant traumatic life
events, resulting in PTSD symptoms or functional impairments.