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Functional Family Therapy

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is a program helping youth and families overcome challenging behaviors and preventing out-of-home placements. We believe all families want the best for themselves, and we offer support and structure that help families work better together and practice new skills that can lead to enduring change.
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Functional Family Therapy

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is a program helping youth and families overcome challenging behaviors and preventing out-of-home placements. We believe all families want the best for themselves, and we offer support and structure that help families work better together and practice new skills that can lead to enduring change.

Overview

FFT is built on a foundation of acceptance and respect. It utilizes assessment and intervention to address risk and protective factors within and outside of the family that impact the development of youth. By collaborating to create balanced alliances, the family and FFT clinician reduce blame and negativity and instill hope.

Who We Serve

We serve youth ages 11-18 who meet the following criteria:

  • Lives in community or ready to return
  • Family available
  • Has externalizing behaviors, internalizing symptoms/emotional needs, and/or substance abuse

Locations Served

Make a Referral

DJJ Referrals

Through CSU, please go to the EBA website and click on the CSU tab. A Referral Form is available for completion. The completed referral form should be sent to RSCCentral@ebanetwork.com.

CSA Referrals

For More Information

Reach out to Sarah Hess at 540.898.1773 x304 or shess@UMFS.org.
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