Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) [Sexual Behavior Problems in Children, Treatment of](TF-CBT)

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Program/Intervention Name

Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) [Sexual Behavior Problems in Children, Treatment of](TF-CBT)

Category

Child Mental Health - externalizing, Child Mental Health - internalizing, Sexual Behavior Problems in Adolescents and Children, Trauma Treatment


Program/Intervention Description

Addresses psychological trauma associated with traumatic experiences of sexual abuse by children prior to foster care. Treatment initially provided in individual sessions with children then parents are gradually.


Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

0-5, 6-12


Program Goals/Outcomes

Children assigned to TF-CBT, as opposed to child-centered therapy (CCT), demonstrated significantly more improvement with regards to PTSD, depression, behavior problems, shame and abuse-related attributions. Parents assigned to TF-CBT also showed greater improvement on self-reported levels of depression, abuse-specific distress, support of the child, and effective parenting practices.


QIC Target Group

General - 3


QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 5: Other Human Services


QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 1: Effective and proven by Research


Intervention Web Site/URL


Contact Person/Purveyor

Judith Cohen, MD

Agency/Affiliation

Allegheny [[General - 3]] Hospital Drexel University College of Medicine

Contact Email

jcohen1@wpahs.org

Contact Phone

(412) 330-4321

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