General information

Interventions That Work

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT): This therapy model is used for children and youth ages three to eighteen who have experienced one or more significant traumatic life events. It a short term therapy that involves individual sessions with the child and parent/caregiver respectively.

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI): Our residential staff receive TCI training which is a positive, therapeutic, practical, and proven method for managing young people in crisis.

Functional Family Therapy (FFT):  FFT is a well researched and highly successful family intervention program for at risk youth who are 11-18 years old. Families work with a practitioner to progress through 3 phases: Engagement and Motivation, Behavior Change, and Generalization in order to build health relationships.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a therapy designed for people who present with patterns of behavior that are not effective, such as self-harm, suicidal thinking and substance abuse.  The model consists of four modules: Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance.  

Aggression Replacement Training (ART) is cognitive behavioral intervention focused on adolescents, training them to cope with their aggressive and violent behaviors. The program has three components; Social skills, Anger Control Training and Moral Reasoning.

My Life, My Choice (MLMC):  This prevention program is a nationally recognized curriculum  designed to reach adolescent female youth most vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation.

Incredible Years: The Incredible Years parent training intervention is a series focused on strengthening parenting competencies (monitoring, positive discipline, confidence) and fostering parents’ involvement in order to promote children’s academic, social  and emotional competencies and reduce conduct problems.

SOS- Signs of Suicide Prevention Program is a class that teaches youth to identify signs of depression, and utilize the peer-to-peer help-seeking model known as ACT® (Acknowledge-Care-Tell). 

MAP- Managing and Adapting Practice is an evidence-based treatment approach developed by Dr. Bruce Chorpita and Dr. Eric Daleiden  which provides tools that guide the clinical process at various decision points. Utilizing this approach, clinicians are able to match the child’s symptoms with the latest scientifically supported treatment approaches for children of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. Furthermore, it monitors the entire treatment process to identify progress and need for adaptation along the way. At CRH the this approach will be utilized by clinicians with clients and families allowing treatment to be highly individualized and allow clinicians to better demonstrate treatment outcomes.

Seeking Safety is an evidence-based, present-focused treatment model developed by Dr. Lisa Najavits aimed at helping adolescents develop coping skills, increase safety as well as address trauma and substance use in their daily lives.  At CRH this model is implemented both in individual therapy sessions and in group formats where applicable