Early Mental Health Intervention

For assistance in the implementation of the programs listed here, please contact: 

Willa Rosen


Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in School (CBITS)

The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program is a school-based group and individual intervention designed to reduce symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and behavioral problems; improve peer and parent support; and enhance coping skills among students exposed to traumatic life events, such as community and school violence, physical abuse, domestic violence, accidents, and natural disasters.
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Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training

Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training (CBSST) is a psychosocial rehabilitation intervention designed to help middle-aged and older outpatients with schizophrenia and other forms of serious mental illness achieve their functioning goals related to living, learning, working, and socializing in their community of choice.
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescent Depression (EMHI)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Adolescent Depression is a developmental adaptation of the classic cognitive therapy model developed by Aaron Beck and colleagues. CBT emphasizes collaborative empiricism, the importance of socializing patients to the cognitive therapy model, and the monitoring and modification of automatic thoughts, assumptions, and beliefs.
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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an adult public education program designed to improve participants' knowledge and modify their attitudes and perceptions about mental health and related issues, including how to respond to individuals who are experiencing one or more acute mental health crises (i.e., suicidal thoughts and/or behavior, acute stress reaction, panic attacks, and/or acute psychotic behavior) or are in the early stages of one or more chronic mental health problems (i.e., depressive, anxiety, and/or psychotic disorders, which may occur with substance abuse).
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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (EMHI)

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a treatment program for young children with conduct disorders that places emphasis on improving the quality of the parent-child relationship and changing parent-child interaction patterns. PCIT was developed for children ages 2-7 years with externalizing behavior disorders.
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Solution-Focused Group Therapy

Solution-Focused Group Therapy (SFGT) is a strengths-based group intervention for clients in treatment for mental or substance use disorders that focuses on building solutions to reach desired goals. SFGT is an application of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) in a group setting.
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Strengthening Families Program

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a family skills training program designed to increase resilience and reduce risk factors for behavioral, emotional, academic, and social problems in children 3-16 years old.
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Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a psychosocial treatment model designed to treat posttraumatic stress and related emotional and behavioral problems in children and adolescents.
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