AF-CBT is a trauma-informed, evidence-based treatment designed to improve the relationships between children and caregivers.
The intervention fact sheets linked from this page offer descriptive summaries of some of the interventions developed and/or implemented by members of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. This list does not present a comprehensive catalog of all relevant interventions developed and available for treating child traumatic stress.
For many interventions, the developer of the treatment or service approach has also provided a culture-specific summary, outlining how the intervention has been adapted for and used with various cultural groups. Training Guidelines are also provided for many interventions, specifying training requirements, recommendations, minimum standards, and other considerations for those seeking to learn a new intervention or practice.
TAP is a treatment model that incorporates assessment triage and essential components of trauma treatment into clinical pathways.
ABC is a parent/child treatment approach designed to help caregivers provide nurturing care and engage in synchronous interactions with their infants. ABC helps caregivers re-interpret children's behavioral signals so that they can provide nurturance through parent coaching sessions.
ARC is a framework for intervention with youth and families who have experienced multiple and/or prolonged traumatic stress.
BB is a cognitive-behavioral, skills-based, group intervention to teach elementary school children exposed to stressful and traumatic events skills to cope with and help recover from their traumatic experiences.
CARE is a trauma-informed modification of specific PCIT skills for general usage by non-clinical adults who interact with traumatized children and their caregivers within various milieu settings. CARE has been adapted for use in homeless serving systems.
CFTSI is a brief (5‐8 session), evidence‐based early intervention for children 7 to 18 years old that reduces traumatic stress reactions and the onset of PTSD. CFTSI is implemented within 30-45 days following a traumatic event or the disclosure of physical or sexual abuse.
CDCP is a model of secondary prevention that provides crisis intervention and follow-up community- and clinic-based clinical and collaborative interventions for exposed children.
CPP is an intervention model for children aged 0-5 who have experienced at least one traumatic event and/or are experiencing mental health, attachment, and/or behavioral problems, including posttraumatic stress disorder.
CBITS is a skills-based, child group intervention that is aimed at relieving symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, depression, and general anxiety among children exposed to multiple forms of trauma.
CPC-CBT is a short-term, strengths-based therapy program for children ages 3-17 and their parents (or caregivers) in families where parents engage in a continuum of coercive parenting strategies.
CM-TFT is a culturally adapted intervention based on Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It maintains the key components of standard TF-CBT with the addition of modules integrating cultural concepts throughout treatment. It was developed for use with Latino children.