EP is a home-based, mental health services program, which is designed to treat and prevent disruptive behaviors in young children.
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.
FCT provides a holistic approach with families in their homes. It emphasizes all areas of family functioning relevant to treatment needs, as based on families’ identification of both their needs, and barriers to their functioning well as a family system.
ITCT-A is a component-based, assessment-driven, multi-modal treatment for traumatized adolescents (aged 12 to 21 years) and their families.
ITCT-C is an assessment-driven, multimodal, evidence-based treatment for children ages 5-12, with interview and/or standardized trauma-specific measures administered at 2-3 month intervals to identify particular symptoms and issues requiring focused clinical attention.
IFACES is a program that provides comprehensive community-based mental health services to refugee children, adolescents, and families. Outreach is seen as the cornerstone of the program and occurs throughout the treatment process.
LC is a parenting intervention that helps caregivers identify and respond to children’s emotional needs and behaviors in a way that builds connection and warmth and promotes children’s emotional competence and sense of emotional security.
PC-CARE is a dyadic intervention, designed to expose the caregiver to strategies for enhancing the caregiver-child relationship and improving behavior management effectiveness.
PCIT is an evidenced-based treatment model with highly specified, step-by-step, live coached sessions with both the parent/caregiver and the child. Parents learn skills through PCIT didactic sessions.
PSB-CBT-S is a family-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, psychoeducational, and supportive treatment group designed to reduce or eliminate incidents of problematic sexual behavior.
PFA is an evidenced-informed intervention designed to be put into place immediately following disasters, terrorism, and other emergencies, and has received wide usage worldwide.
RLH is an intervention that provides practitioners with easy-to-use tools including a life storybook, manual, creative arts activities, and psycho-education resources to engage children and caregivers in trauma-focused services.
RRFT is an integrative approach to addressing the heterogeneous symptoms experienced by trauma-exposed adolescents. It targets a broad range of trauma-related psychopathology (e.g., PTSD, depression) and risk behaviors (substance use/abuse, risky sexual behavior, non-suicidal self injury).