FAMILY TRAUMA INTERVENTION PROGRAM (FTIP)
We are a team of compassionate clinicians who provide client-centered therapy and support to children and families. We are committed to fostering strong relationships, reducing the risk of maltreatment and promoting healing by sharing our expertise in trauma and family violence.
The Family Trauma Intervention Program is a therapeutic, home-based program that serves children and families impacted by trauma, domestic violence, and grief-related issues such as child fatalities, community violence, and other traumatic incidents. Intensive, ongoing individual and/or family counseling is provided for children and the non-offending parent, depending on the family’s needs. Additionally, clients with case management needs are linked with appropriate community resources to ensure that their concrete needs are met. Our team consists of Master’s level clinicians and experienced case managers who partner with families to promote healing.
Family Trauma Intervention Program Description:
The Family Trauma Intervention Program is a therapeutic, home-based program that serves children and families impacted by trauma, child abuse, maltreatment, or neglect, domestic violence, and grief-related issues such as child fatalities, community violence, and other traumatic incidents. Intensive, ongoing individual and/or family therapy is provided to children and caregivers depending on the family’s needs. Additionally, clients with case management needs are linked with appropriate community resources to ensure that their concrete needs are being met. Our team consists of Master’s level clinicians and an experienced case manager who partner with families to promote healing. Our services are child-focused, trauma-informed, based in evidence, and flexible in nature to ensure that we are meeting the unique needs of each child and family we serve.
How to Refer
The majority of our cases are referred by the Monroe County Department of Human Services as we are a preventive program with the county. Other community professionals can also refer to the program by contacting:
FTIP Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for FTIP?
Children under 18 who have experienced trauma and their caregivers are eligible for services.
What is the cost of FTIP?
Due to funding by Monroe County Department of Human Services and Office of Victim Services, there is no cost.
How do I coordinate FTIP services?
FTIP therapists and case manager coordinate with community professionals regularly, including DHS staff, school and daycare personnel, medical and other mental health professionals, and others who are involved in caring for the children. With children and caregiver permission and a signed release form, we can provide information and attend meetings in order to provide recommendations and support.
Interested in finding out what a therapy intern can expect from an internship placement in FTIP? Click on the link to find a full description of the FTIP program, a detailed list of what interns can expect & a list of qualities that the program is looking for in an intern.
Program Success Stories
- Receives and investigates reports of suspected abuse and neglect of children;
- Protects children who have been abused or neglected; and
- Provides support and rehabilitative services to families where children have been abused or neglected.
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