QPRT Suicide Risk Assessment and Management Training Program

The QPRT Suicide Risk Detection, Assessment and Management training program (version 2.0) is an interactive online training program for professionals responsible the care and safety of consumers at elevated risk for suicidal behaviors in all settings and across the age span. A previously registered best practice, this training focuses on enhancing patient safety in any…

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Positive Action

Positive Action (PA) is a school-based program that includes school-wide climate change and a detailed curriculum. Lessons for each grade level are scripted and age-appropriate. All materials necessary to teach the lesson are provided in kits including posters, puppets, music, games, and other hands-on materials integrated into the lessons. Students’ materials include activity booklets, journals…

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

ACT is a contextually focused form of cognitive behavioral psychotherapy that uses mindfulness and behavioral activation to increase a client’s psychological flexibilityā€”their ability to engage in values-based, positive behaviors while experiencing difficult thoughts, emotions, or sensations. ACT establishes this through six core processes: Acceptance of private experiences; cognitive defusion (i.e., alter the undesirable functions of…

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GenerationPMTO

GenerationPMTOĀ was formerly known as Parent Management Training – the Oregon Model (PMTOĀ®).Ā GenerationPMTO is a parent training intervention that can be used in family contexts including two biological parents, single-parent, re-partnered, grandparent-led, reunification, adoptive parents, and other primary caregivers. This behavioral family systems intervention can be used as a preventative program and a treatment program. It…

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Strong African American Families (SAAF)

The Strong African American Families (SAAF) programĀ is a culturally tailored, family-centered intervention for 10-14 year-old African American youth and their caregivers. The goal of SAAF is to prevent substance use and behavior problems among youth by strengthening positive family interactions, preparing youth for their teen years and enhancing caregiversā€™ efforts to help youth reach positive…

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Hope Squad

Hope Squad is a peer-to-peer, school-based program that aims to reduce youth suicide through education, community partnerships, and cultural change. Program outcomes include a reduction of youth suicide and stigma surrounding mental health challenges, increased referrals to (or solicitation of help) parents or other trusted adults, and improvement of mental health knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy…

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Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) is designed to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety among children with symptoms of PTSD. The 10-session school-based intervention teaches cognitive behavioral skills in a group format, led by mental health professionals, with 6-8 students per group, using a mixture of didactic presentation, examples, and…

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Life Skills Training (LST)

LifeSkills Training (LST) is a classroom-based universal prevention program designed to prevent adolescent tobacco, alcohol, marijuana use, and violence. LST contains 30 sessions to be taught over three years (15, 10, and 5 sessions), and additional violence prevention lessons also are available each year (3, 2, and 2 sessions). Three major program components teach students:…

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Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

Multisystemic TherapyĀ®Ā (MSTĀ®) is an intensive family- and community-based treatment that addresses the multiple causes of serious antisocial behavior in juvenile offenders. The MST program seeks to improve the real-world functioning of youth by changing their natural settings – home, school, and neighborhood – in ways that promote prosocial behavior while decreasing antisocial behavior. Therapists work…

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Children and Residential Experiences (CARE)

CARE is a principle-based program designed to enhance the social dynamics in residential care settings through targeted staff development, ongoing reflective practice, and data-informed decision-making. Using an ecological approach, CARE aims to engage all staff at a residential care agency in a systematic effort to orient practices in order to provide trauma-informed and developmentally enriched…

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