Family and Group Services

Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model – is a fully manualized group-based intervention designed to facilitate trauma recovery among women & with histories of exposure to sexual and physical abuse.

Mens-Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model – manualized, gender-specific group intervention, that addresses the impact of interpersonal violence and trauma on men with serious, persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

Community Resilience Model (CRM) – is a groundbreaking wellness initiative created by the Trauma Resource Institute. It uniquely provides a non-judgmental perspective on normal human reactions to stress or trauma and encourages people to pass the skills along to their family, friends, and wider communities

Social, Emotional & Ethical (SEE) Learning Model – Is a program for youth in Kindergarten-12th grade. The program is developed by Emory University that provides state-of-the-art research on trauma and resilience, compassion science, the science of systems learning, and development studies in social and emotional learning

Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS) – is a 16-session group intervention that was specifically designed to address the needs of chronically traumatized adolescents who may still be living with ongoing stress and may be experiencing problems in several areas of functioning.

Strengthening Family Coping Resources (SFCR) – is a manualized, trauma-focused, skills-based intervention that uses a multi-family group format. SFCR includes additional therapeutic strategies designed to improve the family’s ability to cope with on-going stress and threats of re-exposure.

Family Centered Treatment – integrates elements of several evidence based theoretical models, two in particular form its foundation: Eco-Structural Family Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Both rely upon changing the emotional tone and interaction patterns among family members. Focuses for the family to restructure critical areas of functioning and to utilize emotion to build attachments.

Trauma-Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy System (TARGET) – is a manualized, trauma-focused psychotherapy for both female and male adolescents (and also adults) suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It provides a framework for understanding and managing trauma memories and affecting dysregulation.

Attachment & Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC) – Aims to Increase caregiver nurturance, sensitivity, and delight. Decrease caregiver frightening behaviors. Increase child attachment security and decrease disorganized attachment.

Bounce Back: An Elementary School Intervention for Childhood Trauma – an intervention to teach elementary school children exposed to stressful and traumatic events skills to help them cope with and recover from their traumatic experiences. Children learn coping skills, how to identify their feelings, relaxation techniques, and problem-solving strategies.

Sanctuary Model – a non-hierarchical, highly participatory, “trauma-informed and evidence-supported” operating system for human services organizations, which helps them function in a humane, democratic and socially responsible manner and thereby provide effective treatment for clients in a clinical setting.

Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) – is an integrated, comprehensive, family-centered treatment for youth problems and disorders. … MDFT addresses a range of youth problem behaviors – substance abuse, delinquency, antisocial and aggressive behaviors, school and family problems, and emotional difficulties.

Building Resilience for Individuals Through Trauma Education (BRITE) – an empowering and highly strength based educational treatment program designed to build personal resilience by providing adults with information about 1. The impact of very stressful life events on a person’s overall emotional and physical wellbeing. 2. How to use that information to make informed decisions and make progress towards personally meaningful goals? 3. Practical strategies to enhance personal resilience that emphasizes practical steps to effectively cope with and self-manage the impact of past stressful events as well as being better prepared to meet current and future challenges.