Eckerd provides a short-term, evidence-based approaches to help families address youth behavioral problems, involvement with antisocial peers, youth substance use and maladaptive family interactions.
Brief Strategic Family Therapy® is an intensive in-home intervention delivered by Eckerd therapists in 12 to16 in-home sessions with all family members involved. Children and families are identified for this service through referrals from the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.
Brief Strategic Family Therapy for youth at risk is recognized by the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Juvenile Justice and U.S. Surgeon General as a model that consistently produces positive results.