Programs that Work
Brief Strategic Family Therapy
Healthy and Safe Children
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems
Age of Child
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Setting
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Brief Strategic Family Therapy is a short-term family-based therapeutic intervention program targeting children and adolescents ages 6 to 17 with behavior problems, or who are at-risk for developing behavior problems, including substance abuse. The program seeks to improve youth behaviors through better and more effective family interactions.
The Brief Strategic Family Therapy program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: