Child Welfare Outcome: Child/Family Well-Being
Type of Maltreatment: Does not target any specific kind of maltreatment
Target Population: Adults with drug abuse and dependence, as well as other co-existing problems such as depression, family dysfunction, trauma, child maltreatment, noncompliance, and poor communication skills.
FBT for Adults includes more than a dozen treatments including management of emergencies, treatment planning, behavioral goals, contingency management skills training, communication skills training, child management skills training, job-getting skills training, financial management, self-control, stimulus control, home safety tours, and tele-therapy to improve session attendance. Therapies are consumer-driven and culturally sensitive. FBT for Adults’ goal is to result in positive outcomes in such areas as alcohol and drug use, depression, conduct problems, family dysfunction, and days absent from work/school. FBT for Adults is designed to be used with adults, multiple ethnicities, differing types of substance abuse (alcohol, marijuana, and hard drugs), and across genders. Drafts of standardized client record keeping forms and quality assurance may be customized to fit agency needs. Family Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (FBT) has also been rated on this website, please click on the program name to be sent to its separate page.