Putting families first: An evaluation of Functional Family Therapy in an Irish context

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/608498
Title:
Putting families first: An evaluation of Functional Family Therapy in an Irish context
Authors:
Carr, Alan; Hartnett, Daniel; Sexton, Thomas; Graham, Clare
Affiliation:
University College Dublin (UCD)
Publisher:
Archways Families First
Issue Date:
2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/608498
Additional Links:
http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6529
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
Functional Family Th erapy (FFT) is an evidence-based approach to family therapy developed in the USA. In 2007 the Archways Families First FFT service was established in Clondalkin, Dublin to provide a service for families of adolescents with behavioural problems at risk of involvement in the juvenile justice system. Th erapist training was provided by Professor Tom Sexton, an FFT expert from Indiana University, and Astrid van Dam an accredited FFT trainer. Between 2010 and 2014, a research programme to evaluate the eff ectiveness and implementation of FFT at Archways Families First was conducted by Professor Alan Carr, Dan Hartnett and Clare Graham from the School of Psychology University College Dublin, in collaboration with Professor Tom Sexton, at Indian University and the team of FFT therapists at Archways Families First. Th is FFT research programme involved a retrospective survey covering the period 2007-2011 and a prospective randomized controlled trial covering the period 2012-2014.
Keywords:
FAMILY THERAPY

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorCarr, Alanen
dc.contributor.authorHartnett, Danielen
dc.contributor.authorSexton, Thomasen
dc.contributor.authorGraham, Clareen
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-06T11:58:11Zen
dc.date.available2016-05-06T11:58:11Zen
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/608498en
dc.descriptionFunctional Family Th erapy (FFT) is an evidence-based approach to family therapy developed in the USA. In 2007 the Archways Families First FFT service was established in Clondalkin, Dublin to provide a service for families of adolescents with behavioural problems at risk of involvement in the juvenile justice system. Th erapist training was provided by Professor Tom Sexton, an FFT expert from Indiana University, and Astrid van Dam an accredited FFT trainer. Between 2010 and 2014, a research programme to evaluate the eff ectiveness and implementation of FFT at Archways Families First was conducted by Professor Alan Carr, Dan Hartnett and Clare Graham from the School of Psychology University College Dublin, in collaboration with Professor Tom Sexton, at Indian University and the team of FFT therapists at Archways Families First. Th is FFT research programme involved a retrospective survey covering the period 2007-2011 and a prospective randomized controlled trial covering the period 2012-2014.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherArchways Families Firsten
dc.relation.urlhttp://hdl.handle.net/10197/6529en
dc.subjectFAMILY THERAPYen
dc.titlePutting families first: An evaluation of Functional Family Therapy in an Irish contexten
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity College Dublin (UCD)en
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