Having a stable family

Program GoalsThe Reintegrative Shaming Experiments (RISE) in Canberra, Australia, were designed to measure the impact of “restorative policing” on both victims and offenders’ perceptions of justice, as well as overall satisfaction following the conference. The experiments also investigated the impact of restorative justice diversionary practices, particularly those that used the ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationFamily Foundations is a psycho-educational, skills-based program for first-time expectant parents. The universal prevention program is delivered through childbirth education departments at local hospitals. It is designed to reduce later child problems such as aggressive and antisocial behavior by enhancing the coparenting relationship among cohabiting and married couples ...
Program GoalsThe Minneapolis Center for Victim–Offender Mediation was established in 1985 by the Minnesota Citizens Council on Crime and Justice. The Center is based upon the larger framework of restorative justice, which allows victims to come face-to-face with their offender in the presence of a mediator. The main objective of ...
Program Goal/Target Population The Teams–Games–Tournaments (TGT) program is an approach to alcohol prevention that combines peer support with group reward structures. It is typically delivered to high school students.Program Components Within each participating school, students take part in a 4-week educational program providing alcohol information and encouraging the application of these concepts ...
Program Goals HOMEBUILDERS is an in-home, intensive family preservation service (IFPS) and reunification program for families with children (newborn to 17 years old) returning from or at risk of placement into foster care, group or residential treatment, psychiatric hospitals, or juvenile justice facilities. The HOMEBUILDERS model is designed to eliminate barriers ...
Program Goals and Target Population Parent–Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) was originally developed to help parents reduce children’s disruptive behaviors (e.g., oppositional and defiant behaviors). PCIT has been adapted for and recently evaluated with families in which there is known physical violence. PCIT targets changing parenting practices and parent–child interactions to help ...
Program Goals/Program Theory Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is a comprehensive parent-training program with the purpose of reducing child maltreatment and children’s behavioral problems. It is built upon a public health approach and as such was designed to treat large populations. The five core principles taught to parents are: Ensure a ...
Program Goals Strong African American Families (SAAF) is a parental training and family therapy program grounded in social bonding and control theories. The program works to strengthen the attachment between parent and child to reduce the likelihood of youth involvement in various problem behaviors, particularly alcohol and substance abuse.   SAAF aims to ...
Program GoalsFunctional Family Therapy (FFT) is a family-based prevention and intervention program for high-risk youth that addresses complex and multidimensional problems through clinical practice that is flexibly structured and culturally sensitive. The FFT clinical model concentrates on decreasing risk factors and on increasing protective factors that directly affect adolescents, with ...
Program Goals Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10–14 (SFP 10–14) is an adaptation of the Strengthening Families Program for parents and their adolescent children. The adapted program aims to reduce substance use and behavior problems during adolescence through improved skills in nurturing and child management by parents and improved ...
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