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A Woman's Path to Recovery (Based on A Woman's Addiction Workbook)A Woman's Path to Recovery is a clinician-led program for women with substance use disorders. The model uses chapters from "A Woman's Addiction Workbook: Your Guide to In-Depth Healing" as the basis for 12 90-minute sessions conducted by clinicians over 8 weeks.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a contextually focused form of cognitive behavioral psychotherapy that uses mindfulness and behavioral activation to increase clients' psychological flexibility--their ability to engage in values-based, positive behaviors while experiencing difficult thoughts, emotions, or sensations.
Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety DisorderAcceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy (ABBT) for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is a form of psychotherapy for adults who have a principal diagnosis of GAD. The treatment is designed to decrease symptoms of worry and stress, so clients no longer meet DSM-IV criteria for GAD or they experience a reduction in GAD symptoms and comorbid depression or mood-related symptoms.
Across AgesAcross Ages is a school- and community-based substance abuse prevention program for youth ages 9 to 13. The unique feature of Across Ages is the pairing of older adult mentors (55 years and older) with young adolescents, specifically those making the transition to middle school.
Active Parenting (4th Edition)Active Parenting (4th Edition) is a video-based education program targeted to parents of 2- to 12-year-olds who want to improve their parenting skills. It is based on the application of Adlerian parenting theory, which is defined by mutual respect among family members within an authoritatively run family.
Active Parenting of Teens: Families in ActionActive Parenting of Teens: Families in Action is a school- and community-based intervention for middle school-aged youth designed to increase protective factors that prevent and reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; irresponsible sexual behavior; and violence.
Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA)The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) to alcohol and substance use treatment is a behavioral intervention that seeks to replace environmental contingencies that have supported alcohol or drug use with prosocial activities and behaviors that support recovery.
Adolescent Coping With Depression (CWD-A)The Adolescent Coping With Depression (CWD-A) course is a cognitive behavioral group intervention that targets specific problems typically experienced by depressed adolescents. These problems include discomfort and anxiety, irrational/negative thoughts, poor social skills, and limited experiences of pleasant activities.
Aggressors, Victims, and Bystanders: Thinking and Acting To Prevent ViolenceAggressors, Victims, and Bystanders: Thinking and Acting To Prevent Violence (AVB) is a curriculum designed to prevent violence and inappropriate aggression among middle school youth, particularly those living in environments with high rates of exposure to violence.
Al's Pals: Kids Making Healthy ChoicesAl's Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices is a school-based prevention program that seeks to develop social-emotional skills such as self-control, problem-solving, and healthy decisionmaking in children ages 3-8 in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade.
Alcohol Behavioral Couple TherapyAlcohol Behavioral Couple Therapy (ABCT) is an outpatient treatment for individuals with alcohol use disorders and their intimate partners. ABCT is based on two assumptions: Intimate partner behaviors and couple interactions can be triggers for drinking, and a positive intimate relationship is a key source of motivation to change drinking behavior.
Alcohol Literacy ChallengeAlcohol Literacy Challenge (ALC) is a brief classroom-based program designed to alter alcohol expectancies and reduce the quantity and frequency of alcohol use among high school and college students.
Alcohol: True Stories Hosted by Matt DamonAlcohol: True Stories Hosted by Matt Damon is a multimedia intervention designed to prevent or reduce alcohol use among young people in grades 5-12 by positively changing the attitudes of youth and their parents and other caregivers in regard to youth drinking.
AlcoholEdu for High SchoolAlcoholEdu for High School is an online, interactive, alcohol education and prevention course designed to increase alcohol-related knowledge, discourage acceptance of underage drinking, and prevent or decrease alcohol use and its related negative consequences.
All StarsAll Stars is a school-based program for middle school students (11-14 years old) designed to prevent and delay the onset of high-risk behaviors such as drug use, violence, and premature sexual activity.
American Indian Life Skills Development/Zuni Life Skills DevelopmentSuicide is the second leading cause of death among American Indians 15 to 24 years old, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. The estimated rate of completed suicides among American Indians in this age group is about three times higher than among comparably aged U.S. youth overall (37.4 vs. 11.4 per 100,000, respectively).
AMIkids Personal Growth ModelThe AMIkids Personal Growth Model (PGM) is a comprehensive approach to treatment for 10- to 17-year-old youth who have been adjudicated and, in lieu of incarceration, assigned to a day treatment program, residential treatment setting, or alternative school or who have been assigned to an alternative school after failing in a conventional school setting.
An Apple A DayAn Apple A Day (AAAD) is a universal literacy-based program that helps to build and reinforce resiliency skills for substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion in children in kindergarten through 4th grade.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Peer Training ProgramThe Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Peer Training Program is an antibias and diversity training program intended for use in middle and high schools. The program prepares select students to be peer trainers.
ATHENA (Athletes Targeting Healthy Exercise & Nutrition Alternatives)The ATHENA (Athletes Targeting Healthy Exercise & Nutrition Alternatives) program uses a school-based, team-centered format that aims to reduce disordered eating habits and deter use of body-shaping substances among middle and high school female athletes.
ATLAS (Athletes Training and Learning To Avoid Steroids)Athletes Training and Learning To Avoid Steroids (ATLAS) is a school-based drug prevention program. ATLAS was designed for male high school athletes to deter drug use and promote healthy nutrition and exercise as alternatives to drugs.
Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) is a treatment for adolescents ages 12-18 that is designed to treat clinically diagnosed major depressive disorder, eliminate suicidal ideation, and reduce dispositional anxiety.
Behavior Management through AdventureBehavior Management through Adventure (BMtA) is a form of outdoor therapy for youth with behavioral, psychological, and learning disabilities; students excluded from school for disciplinary reasons; and juvenile offenders.
Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug AbuseBehavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (BCT) is a substance abuse treatment approach based on the assumptions that (1) intimate partners can reward abstinence and (2) reducing relationship distress lessens risk for relapse.
Behavioral Day Treatment and Contingency Managed Housing and Work TherapyBehavioral Day Treatment and Contingency Managed Housing and Work Therapy is a manualized program for adults who are homeless and have co-occurring substance use and nonpsychotic mental disorders. The program, which is based on therapeutic goals management, helps participants to stop using substances and provides them with housing and work training.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring ProgramThe Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Program is designed to help participating youth ages 6-18 ("Littles") reach their potential through supported matches with adult volunteer mentors ages 18 and older ("Bigs").
Border Binge-Drinking Reduction ProgramThe Border Binge-Drinking Reduction Program provides a process for changing the social and community norms associated with underage and binge drinking that has proven effective at reducing alcohol-related trauma caused by young American's binge drinking across the U.S.-Mexican border.
Boston Consortium Model: Trauma-Informed Substance Abuse Treatment for WomenThe Boston Consortium Model: Trauma-Informed Substance Abuse Treatment for Women (BCM) program provides a fully integrated set of substance abuse treatment and trauma-informed mental health services to low-income, minority women with co-occurring alcohol/drug addiction, mental disorders, and trauma histories.
BrainTrain4KidsBrainTrain4Kids is an interactive Web site (http://www.BrainTrain4Kids.com) that teaches children aged 7-9 years about the brain and the effects of drugs on the brain and body, building a foundation for later substance abuse prevention efforts.
Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS)Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) is a prevention program for college students who drink alcohol heavily and have experienced or are at risk for alcohol-related problems.
Brief Marijuana Dependence CounselingBrief Marijuana Dependence Counseling (BMDC) is a 12-week intervention designed to treat adults with a diagnosis of cannabis dependence. Using a client-centered approach, BMDC targets a reduction in the frequency of marijuana use, thereby reducing marijuana-related problems and symptoms.
Brief Self-Directed Gambling TreatmentBrief Self-Directed Gambling Treatment (BSGT) aims to help adults stop or cut back on problematic gambling, which is often chronic and long term. It is designed for individuals who choose not to enter or are unable to access face-to-face treatment.
Brief Strategic Family TherapyBrief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) is designed to (1) prevent, reduce, and/or treat adolescent behavior problems such as drug use, conduct problems, delinquency, sexually risky behavior, aggressive/violent behavior, and association with antisocial peers; (2) improve prosocial behaviors such as school attendance and performance; and (3) improve family functioning, including effective parental leadership and management, positive parenting, and parental involvement with the child and his or her peers and school.
Brief Strengths-Based Case Management for Substance AbuseBrief Strengths-Based Case Management (SBCM) for Substance Abuse is a one-on-one social service intervention for adults with substance use disorders that is designed to reduce the barriers and time to treatment entry and improve overall client functioning.
Bringing Baby HomeBringing Baby Home (BBH), a psychoeducational intervention for couples who are expecting a baby or recently had a baby, is designed to prevent or minimize postpartum difficulties for wives and husbands, promote positive couple relationships during the transition to parenthood, increase positive parenting, and improve family functioning.
Broad Spectrum Treatment (BST) and Naltrexone for Alcohol DependenceBroad Spectrum Treatment (BST) and Naltrexone for Alcohol Dependence is a 3- to 6-month program that uses manual-guided cognitive behavioral therapy in combination with naltrexone pharmacotherapy (50 mg daily) to treat adults with alcohol dependence.
Building Assets--Reducing Risks (BARR)Building Assets--Reducing Risks (BARR) is a multifaceted school-based prevention program designed to decrease the incidence of substance abuse (tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs), academic failure, truancy, and disciplinary incidents among 9th-grade youth.
Building SkillsBuilding Skills is a 12-lesson curriculum designed to help 5th graders avoid or reduce high-risk behaviors, including substance abuse, by improving their inter- and intrapersonal skills. Curriculum topics include self-esteem, goal setting, decisionmaking, problem solving, communication skills, choosing friends, stress/anger management, conflict resolution, assertiveness, and substance refusal skills.
CAPSLE: Creating a Peaceful School Learning EnvironmentCAPSLE: Creating a Peaceful School Learning Environment, a schoolwide climate change intervention for students in kindergarten through 12th grade, is designed to reduce student aggression, victimization, aggressive bystander behavior, and disruptive or off-task classroom behaviors.
Capturing Kids' Hearts Teen Leadership ProgramThe Capturing Kids' Hearts Teen Leadership Program, a curriculum-based intervention for middle and high school youth, is designed to improve students' emotional well-being and social functioning, including improving communication with parents, reducing feelings of loneliness and isolation, improving self-efficacy, and minimizing problem behaviors.
Caring School CommunityCaring School Community (CSC), formerly called the Child Development Project, is a universal elementary school (K-6) improvement program aimed at promoting positive youth development. The program is designed to create a caring school environment characterized by kind and supportive relationships and collaboration among students, staff, and parents.
CAST (Coping And Support Training)CAST (Coping And Support Training) is a high school-based suicide prevention program targeting youth 14 to 19 years old. CAST delivers life-skills training and social support in a small-group format (6-8 students per group).
Celebrating Families!Celebrating Families! (CF!) is a parenting skills training program designed for families in which one or both parents are in early stages of recovery from substance addiction and in which there is a high risk for domestic violence and/or child abuse.
Challenging College Alcohol AbuseChallenging College Alcohol Abuse (CCAA) is a social norms and environmental management program aimed at reducing high-risk drinking and related negative consequences among college students (18 to 24 years old).
Challenging Horizons Program (CHP)The Challenging Horizons Program (CHP) is a school-based set of interventions for middle/junior high school students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Building on behavioral and cognitive theories about the nature of the disorder, CHP aims to provide a safe learning environment enhanced by supportive counseling relationships between students and staff.
Chestnut Health Systems-Bloomington Adolescent Outpatient (OP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Treatment ModelThe Chestnut Health Systems-Bloomington Adolescent Outpatient (OP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Treatment Model is designed for youth between the ages of 12 and 18 who meet the American Society of Addiction Medicine's criteria for Level I or Level II treatment placement.
Chicago Parent ProgramThe Chicago Parent Program (CPP) is a parenting skills training program that aims to reduce behavior problems in children ages 2 to 5 by improving parenting self-efficacy and promoting positive parenting behavior and child discipline strategies.
Child Advancement Project (CAP)The Child Advancement Project (CAP) is a school-based mentoring program that matches community volunteers with students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Each volunteer mentor works one-on-one with his or her student mentee for 1 hour each week throughout the school year to increase the student's academic and social competency and to provide opportunities for academic challenge; these efforts are intended to complement the efforts of the student's teachers and family.
Child and Family Traumatic Stress InterventionThe Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI) is a brief, early acute intervention for families with children (ages 7-18) who have either recently experienced a potentially traumatic event or have recently disclosed the trauma of physical or sexual abuse.
Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) is an intervention for children from birth through age 5 who have experienced at least one traumatic event (e.g., maltreatment, the sudden or traumatic death of someone close, a serious accident, sexual abuse, exposure to domestic violence) and, as a result, are experiencing behavior, attachment, and/or mental health problems, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Children in BetweenChildren in Between (CIB), formerly known as Children in the Middle, is an educational intervention for divorcing families that aims to reduce the parental conflict, loyalty pressures, and communication problems that can place significant stress on children.
Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP)The Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP) is a school-based preventive intervention delivered to groups of children ages 5-14 who are dealing with the challenges of parental separation and divorce.
Children's Summer Treatment Program (STP)The Children's Summer Treatment Program (STP) is a comprehensive intervention for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and related disruptive behaviors. The program focuses on the child's peer relations, the child's academic/classroom functioning, and the parents' parenting skills--three domains that drive outcomes in children with these conditions.
CHOICES: A Program for Women About Choosing Healthy BehaviorsCHOICES: A Program for Women About Choosing Healthy Behaviors is a brief intervention designed to help women lower their risk of alcohol-exposed pregnancy (AEP) by reducing risky drinking, using effective contraception, or both.
Choosing Life: Empowerment! Action! Results! (CLEAR) Program for Young People Living With HIVThe Choosing Life: Empowerment! Action! Results! (CLEAR) Program for Young People Living With HIV targets HIV-positive adolescents and young adults (aged 16-29 years) and is designed to prevent the transmission of HIV by reducing substance use and unprotected sex.
Class ActionClass Action is the second phase of the Project Northland alcohol-use prevention curriculum series. Class Action (for grades 11-12) and Project Northland (for grades 6-8) are designed to delay the onset of alcohol use, reduce use among youths who have already tried alcohol, and limit the number of alcohol-related problems experienced by young drinkers.
Climate Schools: Alcohol and Cannabis CourseThe Climate Schools: Alcohol and Cannabis Course is a school-based program for 13- and 14-year-olds that aims to prevent and reduce alcohol and cannabis use as well as related harms. Designed to be implemented within the school health curriculum, Climate Schools is based on a social influence approach to prevention and uses cartoon storylines to engage and maintain student interest and involvement.
Clinician-Based Cognitive Psychoeducational Intervention for Families (Family Talk)The Clinician-Based Cognitive Psychoeducational Intervention for Families (Family Talk) is intended for families with parents with significant mood disorder. Based on public health models, the intervention is designed to provide information about mood disorders to parents, equip parents with skills they need to communicate this information to their children, and open dialogue in families about the effects of parental depression.
Cocaine-Specific Coping Skills TrainingCocaine-Specific Coping Skills Training (CST), an adaptation of a treatment approach used for alcoholism, teaches cocaine users how to identify high-risk situations associated with past episodes of cocaine use and modify their behavior to avoid or counteract those influences in the future.
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program is a school-based group and individual intervention designed to reduce symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and behavioral problems; improve peer and parent support; and enhance coping skills among students exposed to traumatic life events, such as community and school violence, physical abuse, domestic violence, accidents, and natural disasters.
Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills TrainingCognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training (CBSST) is a psychosocial rehabilitation intervention designed to help middle-aged and older outpatients with schizophrenia and other forms of serious mental illness achieve their functioning goals related to living, learning, working, and socializing in their community of choice.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescent DepressionCognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Adolescent Depression is a developmental adaptation of the classic cognitive therapy model developed by Aaron Beck and colleagues. CBT emphasizes collaborative empiricism, the importance of socializing patients to the cognitive therapy model, and the monitoring and modification of automatic thoughts, assumptions, and beliefs.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Late-Life DepressionCognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Late-Life Depression is an active, directive, time-limited, and structured problem-solving approach program that follows the conceptual model and treatment program developed by Aaron Beck and his colleagues.
Cognitive Enhancement TherapyCognitive Enhancement Therapy (CET) is a cognitive rehabilitation training program for adults with chronic or early-course schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder (per DSM-III-R or DSM-IV criteria) who are stabilized and maintained on antipsychotic medication and not abusing substances.
Collaborative HIV Prevention and Adolescent Mental Health Project (CHAMP) Family ProgramThe Collaborative HIV Prevention and Adolescent Mental Health Project (CHAMP) Family Program is a 12-week, family-focused, developmentally timed intervention for 4th- and 5th-grade students in urban, low-income communities.
College Drinker's Check-up (CDCU)College Drinker's Check-up (CDCU) is a computer-based, brief motivational interviewing intervention designed to help reduce the use of alcohol by college students (ages 18-24) who are heavy, episodic drinkers (defined as having four or more drinks per occasion for women and five or more drinks per occasion for men at least once in the past 2 weeks with an estimated peak blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 gram-percent or above).
Combined Parent-Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CPC-CBT): Empowering Families Who Are at Risk for Physical AbuseCombined Parent-Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CPC-CBT): Empowering Families Who Are at Risk for Physical Abuse is a structured treatment program for children ages 3-17 and their parents (or caregivers) in families where parents engage in a continuum of coercive parenting strategies.
Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA)Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA) is a community-organizing program designed to reduce teens' (13 to 20 years of age) access to alcohol by changing community policies and practices. CMCA seeks both to limit youths' access to alcohol and to communicate a clear message to the community that underage drinking is inappropriate and unacceptable.
Community Advocacy Project (CAP)The Community Advocacy Project (CAP) provides advocacy and individually tailored assistance to women who have been physically and/or emotionally abused by intimate partners as well as to their children, who may have been bystanders in abusive situations.
Community Trials Intervention To Reduce High-Risk DrinkingCommunity Trials Intervention To Reduce High-Risk Drinking is a multicomponent, community-based program developed to alter the alcohol use patterns and related problems of people of all ages. The program incorporates a set of environmental interventions that assist communities in (1) using zoning and municipal regulations to restrict alcohol access through alcohol outlet density control; (2) enhancing responsible beverage service by training, testing, and assisting beverage servers and retailers in the development of policies and procedures to reduce intoxication and driving after drinking; (3) increasing law enforcement and sobriety checkpoints to raise actual and perceived risk of arrest for driving after drinking; (4) reducing youth access to alcohol by training alcohol retailers to avoid selling to minors and those who provide alcohol to minors; and (5) forming the coalitions needed to implement and support the interventions that address each of these prevention components.
Compeer ModelThe Compeer Model is designed for use with adults (including veterans and their families), youth (including children with an incarcerated parent), and older adults who have been referred by a mental health professional and diagnosed with a serious mental illness (e.g., bipolar disorder, delusional disorder, depressive disorder).
Computer-Assisted System for Patient Assessment and Referral (CASPAR)The Computer-Assisted System for Patient Assessment and Referral (CASPAR) is a comprehensive assessment and services planning process used by substance abuse clinicians to conduct an initial assessment, generate a treatment plan, and link clients admitted to a substance abuse treatment program to appropriate health and social services available either on site within the program or off site in the community.
Computer-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Beating the BluesComputer-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Beating the Blues (BtB), is a computer-delivered series of cognitive behavioral therapy sessions for adults with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety, as determined by an outpatient screening using a standardized instrument.
Contracts, Prompts, and Reinforcement of Substance Use Disorder Continuing Care (CPR)Contracts, Prompts, and Reinforcement of Substance Use Disorder Continuing Care (CPR) is an aftercare intervention for adults that begins in the final week of residential substance abuse treatment.
Cool Kids Child and Adolescent Anxiety Management ProgramThe Cool Kids Child and Adolescent Anxiety Management Program (Cool Kids) treats anxiety disorders in children and adolescents ages 6-18 years. With a focus on teaching anxiety management skills, the manualized program includes sessions on identifying anxious thoughts, feelings, and behaviors (psychoeducation); challenging anxious thoughts (cognitive restructuring); approaching avoided situations/events (exposure); and using additional coping skills such as systematic problem solving, social skills, assertiveness skills, and effective strategies for dealing with teasing and bullying (coping skills).
Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) Tools for Living ProgramThe Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) Tools for Living Program aims to reduce anxiety and/or depression symptoms and improve the functional status of patients ages 18-75. The program, designed for use in primary care and other outpatient settings, is based on a collaborative care model and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT); however, the program was developed for use by clinicians with and without CBT expertise.
COPE: Collaborative Opioid Prescribing EducationCOPE: Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education is a free online training course that is designed to increase physicians' knowledge, competence, and satisfaction regarding the use of opioid medications in managing chronic noncancer pain experienced by outpatients.
Coping CatCoping Cat is a cognitive behavioral treatment that assists school-age children in (1) recognizing anxious feelings and physical reactions to anxiety; (2) clarifying cognition in anxiety-provoking situations (i.e., unrealistic expectations); (3) developing a plan to help cope with the situation (i.e., determining what coping actions might be effective); and (4) evaluating performance and administering self-reinforcement as appropriate.
Coping With Work and Family StressCoping With Work and Family Stress is a workplace preventive intervention designed to teach employees 18 years and older how to deal with stressors at work and at home. The model is derived from Pearlin and Schooler's hierarchy of coping mechanisms as well as Bandura's social learning theory.
Correctional Therapeutic Community for Substance AbusersCorrectional Therapeutic Community (CTC) for Substance Abusers is an in-prison residential treatment intervention for incarcerated offenders who have histories of multiple drug-involved arrests and chronic substance abuse, are eligible for the in-prison work release program, and are 6 months from prison release.
Creating Lasting Family Connections (CLFC)/Creating Lasting Connections (CLC)Creating Lasting Family Connections (CLFC), the currently available version of Creating Lasting Connections (CLC), is a family-focused program that aims to build the resiliency of youth aged 9 to 17 years and reduce the frequency of their alcohol and other drug (AOD) use.
Creating Lasting Family Connections Fatherhood Program: Family Reintegration (CLFCFP)The Creating Lasting Family Connections Fatherhood Program: Family Reintegration (CLFCFP) is designed for fathers, men in fatherlike roles (e.g., mentors), and men who are planning to be fathers. The program was developed to help individuals who are experiencing or are at risk for family dissonance resulting from the individual's physical and/or emotional separation (e.g., incarceration, substance abuse, military service).
Creating Lasting Family Connections Marriage Enhancement Program (CLFCMEP)The Creating Lasting Family Connections Marriage Enhancement Program (CLFCMEP) is a community-based effort designed for couples in which one or both partners have been physically and/or emotionally distanced because of separation due to incarceration, military service, substance abuse, or other circumstances.
Critical Time InterventionCritical Time Intervention (CTI) is designed to prevent recurrent homelessness and other adverse outcomes among persons with severe mental illness. It aims to enhance continuity of care during the transition from institutional to community living.
Cross-Age Mentoring Program (CAMP) for Children With Adolescent MentorsThe Cross-Age Mentoring Program (CAMP) for Children With Adolescent Mentors links high school students typically in grades 9-11 with younger students in grades 4-8 in a mentor-mentee relationship, with the goal of benefiting both mentors and mentees.
Cultural Adaptation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Puerto Rican YouthCultural Adaptation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Puerto Rican Youth is a short-term intervention for Puerto Rican adolescents aged 13-17 years who are primarily Spanish speaking and have severe symptoms of depression.
Curriculum-Based Support Group (CBSG) ProgramThe Curriculum-Based Support Group (CBSG) Program is a support group intervention designed to increase resiliency and reduce risk factors among children and youth ages 4-17 who are identified as being at elevated risk for early substance use and future delinquency and violence (e.g., they are living in adverse family situations, displaying observable gaps in coping and social skills, or displaying early indicators of antisocial attitudes and behaviors).
Customized Employment SupportsCustomized Employment Supports (CES, formerly known as Comprehensive Employment Supports) was developed to help methadone treatment patients, who are likely to have irregular work histories, attain rapid placement in paid jobs and increase their legitimate earnings.
DARE to be YouDARE to be You (DTBY) is a multilevel prevention program that serves high-risk families with children 2 to 5 years old. Program objectives focus on children's developmental attainments and aspects of parenting that contribute to youth resilience to later substance abuse, including parental self-efficacy, effective child rearing, social support, and problem-solving skills.
Dare to be You (DTBY) Bridges ProgramThe DARE to be You (DTBY) Bridges Program brings together families of children in kindergarten through 2nd grade (ages 5-7) and their teachers to support the transition to formal schooling. The goals of the program are to (1) build strong relationships between parents and teachers and (2) enhance the skills of parents, teachers, and children to improve children's success in school and prevent later problems such as aggression and substance abuse.
Depression Prevention (Managing Your Mood)The Depression Prevention (Managing Your Mood) program is a computer-tailored intervention for adults who are experiencing at least mild symptoms of depression. The program is based on the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change (TTM), which conceptualizes change as a process that occurs over time and in five stages: precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance.
Dialectical Behavior TherapyDialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive-behavioral treatment approach with two key characteristics: a behavioral, problem-solving focus blended with acceptance-based strategies, and an emphasis on dialectical processes.
Double Trouble in RecoveryDouble Trouble in Recovery (DTR) is a mutual aid, self-help program for adults ages 18-55 who have been dually diagnosed with mental illness and a substance use disorder. In a mutual aid program, people help each other address a common problem, usually in a group led by consumer facilitators rather than by professional treatment or service providers.
Drinker's Check-upDrinker's Check-up (DCU) is a computer-based brief intervention designed to help problem drinkers reduce their alcohol use and alcohol-related consequences. The program targets individuals along the continuum of problem drinking from hazardous use (e.g., binge-drinking college students) to alcohol dependence (e.g., individuals presenting for specialized alcohol treatment).
Drugs: True StoriesDrugs: True Stories is a multimedia intervention designed to prevent drug use among young people in grades 5-12 by positively changing the attitudes of youth and their parents and other caregivers in regard to the use of drugs.
Dynamic Deconstructive PsychotherapyDynamic Deconstructive Psychotherapy (DDP) is a 12- to 18-month, manual-driven treatment for adults with borderline personality disorder and other complex behavior problems, such as alcohol or drug dependence, self-harm, eating disorders, and recurrent suicide attempts.
Early HeartSmarts Program for Preschool ChildrenThe Early HeartSmarts Program for Preschool Children is designed to facilitate the social, emotional, physical (i.e., motor skills), cognitive, and language development of children ages 3-6. The program is based on over a decade of research on the role that positive emotions play in the functioning of the body, brain, and nervous system and the subsequent positive impact of these emotions on cognitive development.
Early Risers "Skills for Success"Early Risers "Skills for Success" is a multicomponent, developmentally focused, competency-enhancement program that targets 6- to 12-year-old elementary school students who are at high risk for early development of conduct problems, including substance use.
Emergency Department Means Restriction EducationEmergency Department Means Restriction Education is an intervention for the adult caregivers of youth (aged 6 to 19 years) who are seen in an emergency department (ED) and determined through a mental health assessment to be at risk for committing suicide.
Emergency Room Intervention for Adolescent FemalesEmergency Room Intervention for Adolescent Females is a program for teenage girls 12 to 18 years old who are admitted to the emergency room after attempting suicide. The intervention, which involves the girl and one or more family members who accompany her to the emergency room, aims to increase attendance in outpatient treatment following discharge from the emergency room and to reduce future suicide attempts.
EnhanceWellnessEnhanceWellness is an outpatient intervention for older adults with chronic health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, and rheumatism. The program's goal is to help men and women better manage their illnesses and minimize related problems such as unnecessary use of prescription psychoactive medications, physical inactivity, depression, and social isolation.
Enough SnuffEnough Snuff is a self-help, self-paced tobacco cessation program for individuals who use smokeless tobacco (e.g., moist snuff, chewing tobacco) but want to quit the use of smokeless tobacco or all tobacco products entirely.
Eye Movement Desensitization and ReprocessingEye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a one-on-one form of psychotherapy that is designed to reduce trauma-related stress, anxiety, and depression symptoms associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and to improve overall mental health functioning.
Familias Unidas Preventive InterventionThe Familias Unidas Preventive Intervention is a family-based program for Hispanic families with children ages 12-17. It is designed to prevent conduct disorders; use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes; and risky sexual behaviors by improving family functioning.
Families and Schools Together (FAST)Families and Schools Together (FAST) is a 2-year, multifamily group intervention based on social ecological theory, family systems theory, and family stress theory. FAST is designed to build relationships between and within families, schools, and communities (particularly in low-income areas) to increase all children's well-being, especially as they transition into elementary school. The objectives of the intervention are to:
  1. Enhance parent–child bonding and family functioning while reducing family conflict and isolation and child neglect;
  2. Enhance school success through more parent involvement and family engagement at school, improved school climate, and reduced school mobility;
  3. Prevent substance use by both adults and children by building protective factors and referring appropriately for treatment; and
  4. Reduce the stress that children and parents experience in daily life situations in their communities by empowering parents, building social capital, and increasing social inclusion.
Family Behavior TherapyFamily Behavior Therapy (FBT) is an outpatient behavioral treatment aimed at reducing drug and alcohol use in adults and youth along with common co-occurring problem behaviors such as depression, family discord, school and work attendance, and conduct problems in youth.
Family Centered Treatment (FCT)Family Centered Treatment (FCT) is a family preservation program for juvenile offenders and their families. The program provides intensive in-home services as a cost-effective alternative to out-of-home placement and attempts to reduce the recidivism of participating youth, improve family relationships, and avoid jeopardizing community safety.
Family ExpectationsFamily Expectations is a skills-based, relationship education program for low-income couples who are expecting a baby or have just had a baby, with new parents participating at varied levels until their baby is 1 year old.
Family FoundationsFamily Foundations, a program for adult couples expecting their first child, is designed to help them establish positive parenting skills and adjust to the physical, social, and emotional challenges of parenthood.
Family Intervention for Suicide Prevention (FISP)The Family Intervention for Suicide Prevention (FISP) is a cognitive behavioral family intervention for youth ages 10-18 who are presenting to an emergency department (ED) with suicidal ideation or after a suicide attempt.
Family MattersFamily Matters is a family-directed program to prevent adolescents 12 to 14 years of age from using tobacco and alcohol. The intervention is designed to influence population-level prevalence and can be implemented with large numbers of geographically dispersed families.
Family SpiritFamily Spirit is a culturally tailored home-visiting intervention for American Indian teenage mothers--who generally experience high rates of substance use, school dropout, and residential instability--from pregnancy through 36 months postpartum.
Family Support Network (FSN)Family Support Network (FSN) is an outpatient substance abuse treatment program targeting youth ages 10-18 years. FSN includes a family component along with a 12-session, adolescent-focused cognitive behavioral therapy--called Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MET/CBT12)--and case management.
Family Wellness: Survival Skills for Healthy FamiliesFamily Wellness: Survival Skills for Healthy Families is a psychoeducational program designed to help families (including children ages 8 and up) strengthen their connection with each other and reinforce healthy ways of interacting.
Footprints for LifeFootprints for Life is a universal intervention that is designed to help 2nd- and 3rd-grade students build a strong foundation of life skills rooted in key social competencies. The curriculum-based program focuses on planning and decisionmaking, cultural competence, and interpersonal skills, such as handling peer pressure (e.g., refusal skills) and resolving conflicts peacefully.
Forever FreeForever Free is a drug treatment program for women who abuse drugs and are incarcerated. The intervention aims to reduce drug use and improve behaviors of women during incarceration and while they are on parole.
Fourth R: Skills for Youth RelationshipsThe Fourth R: Skills for Youth Relationships is a curriculum for 8th- and 9th-grade students that is designed to promote healthy and safe behaviors related to dating, bullying, sexuality, and substance use.
Friends CareFriends Care is a stand-alone aftercare program for probationers and parolees exiting mandated outpatient substance abuse treatment. The aftercare program is designed to maintain and extend the gains of court-ordered outpatient treatment by helping clients develop and strengthen supports for drug-free living in the community.
FRIENDS ProgramThe FRIENDS Program is a cognitive behavioral intervention that focuses on the promotion of emotional resilience to prevent--or intervene early in the course of--anxiety and depression in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
Functional Adaptation Skills Training (FAST)Functional Adaptation Skills Training (FAST) is an intervention for adult patients 40 years and older living in board-and-care facilities who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
Functional Family Therapy for Adolescent Alcohol and Drug AbuseFunctional Family Therapy for Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Abuse is a behaviorally based intervention for youth ages 13-19 years with substance abuse and delinquency, HIV risk behaviors, and/or depression (or other behavioral and mood disturbances) and their families.
Good Behavior Game (GBG)Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a classroom-based behavior management strategy for elementary school that teachers use along with a school's standard instructional curricula. GBG uses a classroom-wide game format with teams and rewards to socialize children to the role of student and reduce aggressive, disruptive classroom behavior, which is a risk factor for adolescent and adult illicit drug abuse, alcohol abuse, cigarette smoking, antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), and violent and criminal behavior.
Grief and Trauma Intervention (GTI) for ChildrenGrief and Trauma Intervention (GTI) for Children is designed for children ages 7 to 12 with posttraumatic stress due to witnessing or being a direct victim of one or more types of violence or a disaster, or due to experiencing or witnessing the death of a loved one, including death by homicide.
Guiding Good ChoicesGuiding Good Choices (GGC) is a drug use prevention program that provides parents of children in grades 4 through 8 (9 to 14 years old) with the knowledge and skills needed to guide their children through early adolescence.
Healer Women Fighting Disease Integrated Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program for African American Women (HWFD)Healer Women Fighting Disease Integrated Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program for African American Women (HWFD) targets African American women who are 13 to 55 years old and at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and transmitting HIV through unsafe sexual activity and substance abuse.
Healing Species Violence Intervention and Compassion Education ProgramThe Healing Species Violence Intervention and Compassion Education Program is designed to prevent and reduce violent and aggressive tendencies among youth ages 9-14. The intervention is based on the premise that a lack of concern for the thoughts and/or feelings of others and often abusive behaviors toward animals during youth contribute to these violent and aggressive tendencies.
Healthy Alternatives for Little Ones (HALO)Healthy Alternatives for Little Ones (HALO) is a 12-unit holistic health and substance abuse prevention curriculum for children ages 3-6 in child care settings. HALO is designed to address risk and protective factors for substance abuse and other health behaviors by providing children with information on healthy choices.
Healthy Living Project for People Living With HIVThe Healthy Living Project for People Living With HIV promotes protective health decisionmaking among individuals with HIV--heterosexual women, heterosexual men, gay men, and injection drug users--to reduce substance use and the risk of transmitting HIV.
Healthy WorkplaceHealthy Workplace is a set of substance abuse prevention interventions for the workplace that are designed for workers who are not substance-dependent and still have the power to make choices about their substance use.
HeartMath: Coherence Training in Children With ADHDHeartMath: Coherence Training in Children With ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is designed for use with youth ages 8-14 who have a diagnosis of ADHD. The intervention aims to help these youth reduce stress, control impulses, and improve academic focus (e.g., word recognition, memory, attention, problem solving) by gaining and maintaining self-control over their emotional responses to stressful events.
Helping Women Recover and Beyond TraumaHelping Women Recover: A Program for Treating Substance Abuse and Beyond Trauma: A Healing Journey for Women are manual-driven treatment programs that, when combined, serve women in criminal justice or correctional settings who have substance use disorders and are likely to have co-occurring trauma histories (i.e., sexual or physical abuse).
HighScope CurriculumThe HighScope Curriculum is an early childhood education program for children ages birth to 5 years. Designed for children with or without special needs and from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and ethnicities, the program aims to enhance children's cognitive, socioemotional, and physical development, imparting skills that will help children succeed in school and be more productive and responsible throughout their lives.
Hip-Hop 2 Prevent Substance Abuse and HIV (H2P)Hip-Hop 2 Prevent Substance Abuse and HIV (H2P) is designed to improve knowledge and skills related to drugs and HIV/AIDS among youth ages 12-16 with the aim of preventing or reducing their substance use and risky sexual activity.
HOMEBUILDERSHOMEBUILDERS is an intensive family preservation services program designed to improve family functioning and children's behavior and to prevent out-of-home placement of children into foster or group care, psychiatric hospitals, or correctional facilities.
I Can Problem Solve (ICPS)I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) is a universal school-based program that focuses on enhancing the interpersonal cognitive processes and problem-solving skills of children ages 4-12. ICPS is based on the idea that there is a set of these skills that shape how children (as well as adults) behave in interpersonal situations, influencing how they conceptualize their conflicts with others, whether they can think of a variety of solutions to these problems, and whether they can predict the consequences of their own actions.
I Feel Better Now! ProgramThe I Feel Better Now! Program (IFBN) is an intervention for elementary school-age children (ages 6-12) who have experienced trauma-induced symptoms related to their learning, behaviors, and social, emotional, and psychological functioning.
I'm SpecialI'm Special is a substance abuse prevention program for 3rd and 4th graders. The primary goal of the program is to develop and nurture each child's sense of uniqueness and self-worth. It further enhances the protective and resiliency factors of children by teaching them appropriate ways for dealing with feelings; steps for making decisions; and skills for healthy living, effective group interactions, and resisting drugs, as provided through the program's "no use" message.
ICCD Clubhouse ModelThe ICCD (International Center for Clubhouse Development) Clubhouse Model is a day treatment program for rehabilitating adults diagnosed with a mental health problem. The goal of the program is to contribute to the recovery of individuals through use of a therapeutic environment that includes responsibilities within the Clubhouse (e.g., clerical duties, reception, food service, transportation, financial services), as well as through outside employment, education, meaningful relationships, housing, and an overall improved quality of life.
IMPACT (Improving Mood--Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment)IMPACT (Improving Mood--Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment) is an intervention for adult patients who have a diagnosis of major depression or dysthymia, often in conjunction with another major health problem.
Incredible YearsIncredible Years is a set of three interlocking, comprehensive, and developmentally based training programs for children and their parents and teachers. These programs are guided by developmental theory on the role of multiple interacting risk and protective factors in the development of conduct problems.
InShape Prevention Plus WellnessInShape Prevention Plus Wellness is a brief intervention designed to reduce drug abuse and increase positive mental and physical health outcomes among college students ages 18-25. The intervention incorporates naturally motivating social images (image prototypes of a typical peer who engages in a specific health behavior) and future self-images (images of a possible future desired self) to help young adults think about and plan positive changes in their lives.
InsideOut DadInsideOut Dad is an intervention developed by National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) to help incarcerated fathers improve their parenting skills and develop stronger relationships with their children while in prison and after release.
Interactive JournalingInteractive Journaling is a goal-directed, client-centered model that aims to reduce substance abuse and substance-related behaviors, such as recidivism, by guiding adults and youth with substance use disorders through a process of written self-reflection.
Interim Methadone MaintenanceInterim Methadone Maintenance, also known as Interim Maintenance or IM, is a simplified methadone treatment program for opioid-dependent adults who are on waiting lists for comprehensive methadone treatment.
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents (IPT-A)Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents (IPT-A) is a short-term, manual-driven outpatient treatment intervention that focuses on the current interpersonal problems of adolescents (aged 12-18 years) with mild to moderate depression severity.
Intervention To Increase African-American and Latino Participation in AIDS Clinical Trials: The ACT2 ProgramThe ACT2 Program is a peer-driven intervention to increase screening for and participation in AIDS clinical trials (ACTs) among adult African Americans/Blacks and Hispanics/Latinos living with HIV/AIDS, populations that are disproportionately affected by HIV and underrepresented in HIV medical studies.
Job-Loss Recovery ProgramThe Job-Loss Recovery Program is an intervention that uses guided visualization to help individuals who have lost their jobs manage the emotional sequelae of job loss, maintain or restore positive views of self, maximize positive growth, and maintain perceptions of control over the behaviors necessary to get a new job.
JOBS ProgramThe JOBS Program is intended to prevent and reduce negative effects on mental health associated with unemployment and job-seeking stress, while promoting high-quality reemployment. Structured as a job search seminar, the program teaches participants effective strategies for finding and obtaining suitable employment as well as for anticipating and dealing with the inevitable setbacks they will encounter.
Joven NobleJoven Noble is a youth development, support, and leadership enhancement curriculum designed to strengthen protective factors among male Latino youth ages 10-24. The curriculum aims to promote the character development of young men and facilitate continued "rites of passage" development with the goals of reducing and preventing unwanted or unplanned pregnancies, substance abuse, community violence, and relationship violence.
Keep A Clear Mind (KACM)Keep a Clear Mind (KACM) is a take-home drug education program for elementary school students in grades 4-6 (ages 9-11) and their parents. KACM is designed to help children develop specific skills to refuse and avoid use of "gateway" drugs.
Keepin' it REALKeepin' it REAL is a multicultural, school-based substance use prevention program for students 12-14 years old. Keepin' it REAL uses a 10-lesson curriculum taught by trained classroom teachers in 45-minute sessions over 10 weeks, with booster sessions delivered in the following school year.
Kognito At-Risk for College StudentsKognito At-Risk for College Students is a 30-minute, online, interactive training simulation that prepares college students and student leaders, including resident assistants, to provide support to peers who are exhibiting signs of psychological distress such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicidal ideation.
Kognito At-Risk for High School EducatorsKognito At-Risk for High School Educators is a 1-hour, online, interactive gatekeeper training program that prepares high school teachers and other school personnel to identify, approach, and refer students who are exhibiting signs of psychological distress such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicidal ideation.
Kognito Family of HeroesKognito Family of Heroes is a 1-hour, online role-playing training simulation for military families of servicemembers recently returned from deployment (within the past 4 years). The training is designed to: (1) increase awareness of signs of postdeployment stress, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression, and suicidal ideation, and (2) motivate family members to access mental health services when they show signs of postdeployment stress.
Lead & SeedLead & Seed is an intervention for middle and high school youth designed to increase their knowledge and problem-solving skills for preventing and reducing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use; guide them in developing strategic prevention plans for use in their schools and communities; and help them implement these plans.
LEADS: For Youth (Linking Education and Awareness of Depression and Suicide)LEADS: For Youth (Linking Education and Awareness of Depression and Suicide) is a curriculum for high school students in grades 9-12 that is designed to increase knowledge of depression and suicide, modify perceptions of depression and suicide, increase knowledge of suicide prevention resources, and improve intentions to engage in help-seeking behaviors.
Legacy for ChildrenLegacy for Children (Legacy) is a curriculum-driven parenting intervention designed to positively impact the early development of children of limited-resource mothers. Specifically, this primary prevention strategy aims to improve child outcomes by increasing positive parenting among low-income mothers of infants and young children by (1) promoting the mother's responsibility, investment, and devotion of time and energy for her child; (2) promoting responsive, sensitive mother-child relationships; (3) supporting the mother as a guide in her child's behavioral and emotional regulation; (4) promoting the mother's facilitation of her child's verbal and cognitive development; and (5) promoting the mother's sense of belonging to a community.
Lesson OneLesson One: The ABCs of Life is a universal, school-based intervention designed to integrate social competency skills with academics in prekindergarten through grade 6. Grounded in the theory of social and emotional competence, Lesson One prepares children with the basic life skills that they will need throughout their lives to make healthy decisions; avoid violence, bullying, and other risk-taking behaviors; and achieve personal and academic success.
Life Goals Collaborative Care (LGCC)Life Goals Collaborative Care (LGCC) is an intervention for adults with chronic mental and physical health problems. LGCC is based on the Chronic Care Model, which identifies six areas of improvement necessary for health care systems to provide high-quality chronic disease care: (1) health system organizational support; (2) self-management support; (3) provider decision support; (4) delivery system redesign; (5) clinical information systems; and (6) access to community resources.
Lifelines CurriculumLifelines is a comprehensive, schoolwide suicide prevention program for middle and high school students. The goal of Lifelines is to promote a caring, competent school community in which help seeking is encouraged and modeled and suicidal behavior is recognized as an issue that cannot be kept secret.
LifeSkills Training (LST)LifeSkills Training (LST) is a school-based program that aims to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors.
Lions Quest Skills for AdolescenceLions Quest Skills for Adolescence (SFA) is a multicomponent, comprehensive life skills education program designed for schoolwide and classroom implementation in grades 6-8 (ages 10-14). The goal of Lions Quest programs is to help young people develop positive commitments to their families, schools, peers, and communities and to encourage healthy, drug-free lives.
Living in BalanceLiving in Balance (LIB): Moving From a Life of Addiction to a Life of Recovery is a manual-based, comprehensive addiction treatment program that emphasizes relapse prevention. LIB consists of a series of 1.5- to 2-hour psychoeducational and experiential training sessions.
Living in the Face of Trauma (LIFT): An Intervention for Coping With HIV and TraumaLiving in the Face of Trauma (LIFT): An Intervention for Coping With HIV and Trauma is a group intervention that focuses on improving the coping abilities of individuals--women of any sexual orientation and men who have sex with men--who have HIV and a history of childhood sexual abuse.
Matrix ModelThe Matrix Model is an intensive outpatient treatment approach for stimulant abuse and dependence that was developed through 20 years of experience in real-world treatment settings. The intervention consists of relapse-prevention groups, education groups, social-support groups, individual counseling, and urine and breath testing delivered over a 16-week period.
Media DetectiveMedia Detective is a media literacy education program for 3rd- to 5th-grade students. The goal of the program is to prevent or delay the onset of underage alcohol and tobacco use by enhancing the critical thinking skills of students so they become adept in deconstructing media messages, particularly those related to alcohol and tobacco products, and by encouraging healthy beliefs and attitudes about abstaining from alcohol and tobacco use.
Media ReadyMedia Ready is a media literacy education program for 6th- to 8th-grade students. The goal of the program is to prevent or delay the onset of underage alcohol and tobacco use by encouraging healthy beliefs and attitudes about abstaining from alcohol and tobacco use and by enhancing the ability to apply critical thinking skills in interpreting media messages, particularly those related to alcohol and tobacco products.
Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center ProgramThe Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center (MJTC) program offers intensive mental health treatment to the most violent male adolescents held in secured correctional facilities. Primary themes of the program include helping youth accept responsibility for their behavior, teaching social skills, resolving mental health issues, and helping to build positive relationships with families.
Mental Health First AidMental Health First Aid is an adult public education program designed to improve participants' knowledge and modify their attitudes and perceptions about mental health and related issues, including how to respond to individuals who are experiencing one or more acute mental health crises (i.e., suicidal thoughts and/or behavior, acute stress reaction, panic attacks, and/or acute psychotic behavior) or are in the early stages of one or more chronic mental health problems (i.e., depressive, anxiety, and/or psychotic disorders, which may occur with substance abuse).
Michigan Model for HealthThe Michigan Model for Health is a comprehensive and sequential health education curriculum that aims to give students aged 5-19 years (grades K-12) the knowledge and skills needed to practice and maintain healthy behaviors and lifestyles.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is a program for adults with recurrent major depressive disorder (as diagnosed by DSM-III-R or DSM-IV criteria). MBCT represents an integration of components from two interventions: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, which is based on the core principle of "mindfulness" (i.e., a mental state whereby one attends to and purposefully manages one's awareness of what is happening in the moment), and cognitive behavioral therapy for depression.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a form of psychoeducational training for adolescents and adults with emotional or psychological distress due to medical conditions, physical pain, or life events, is designed to reduce stress and anxiety symptoms, negative mood-related feelings, and depression symptoms; increase self-esteem; and improve general mental health and functioning.
Model Adolescent Suicide Prevention Program (MASPP)The Model Adolescent Suicide Prevention Program (MASPP) is a public health-oriented suicidal-behavior prevention and intervention program originally developed for a small American Indian tribe in rural New Mexico to target high rates of suicide among its adolescents and young adults.
Modelo de Intervención Psicomédica (MIP) (Psycho-Medical Intervention Model)Modelo de Intervención Psicomédica (MIP) (Psycho-Medical Intervention Model) is a comprehensive, individualized, behavior change intervention for persons 18 years and older who inject drugs and are not in a drug treatment program.
ModerateDrinking.com and Moderation ManagementModerateDrinking.com and Moderation Management are complementary online interventions designed for nondependent, heavy-drinking adults who want to reduce the number of days on which they drink, their peak alcohol use on days they drink, and their alcohol-related problems.
Modified Therapeutic Community for Persons With Co-Occurring DisordersThe Modified Therapeutic Community (MTC) for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders is a 12- to 18-month residential treatment program developed for individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
MoodGYMMoodGYM is a free online program that aims to reduce mild to moderate symptoms of depression in adults by teaching them the principles of cognitive behavior therapy. The program is made up of five 20- to 40-minute modules, an interactive game, anxiety and depression assessments, a downloadable relaxation audio file, an online workbook for users to record their responses to quizzes and exercises and track their progress through the program, and a feedback assessment.
Moral Reconation TherapyMoral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is a systematic treatment strategy that seeks to decrease recidivism among juvenile and adult criminal offenders by increasing moral reasoning. Its cognitive-behavioral approach combines elements from a variety of psychological traditions to progressively address ego, social, moral, and positive behavioral growth.
Motivational Enhancement TherapyMotivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) is an adaptation of motivational interviewing (MI) that includes normative assessment feedback to clients that is presented and discussed in a nonconfrontational manner.
Motivational InterviewingMotivational Interviewing (MI) is a goal-directed, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavioral change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence. The operational assumption in MI is that ambivalent attitudes or lack of resolve is the primary obstacle to behavioral change, so that the examination and resolution of ambivalence becomes its key goal.
Multi-Family Psychoeducational Psychotherapy (MF-PEP)Multi-Family Psychoeducational Psychotherapy (MF-PEP) is a group treatment program for families of children and adolescents (ages 8-12) with depressive or bipolar spectrum disorders. Both children and parents participate in the 8-week program, attending separate group sessions.
Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT)Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) is a comprehensive and multisystemic family-based outpatient or partial hospitalization (day treatment) program for substance-abusing adolescents, adolescents with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, and those at high risk for continued substance abuse and other problem behaviors such as conduct disorder and delinquency.
Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC)Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) is a community-based intervention for adolescents (12-17 years of age) with severe and chronic delinquency and their families. It was developed as an alternative to group home treatment or State training facilities for youths who have been removed from their home due to conduct and delinquency problems, substance use, and/or involvement with the juvenile justice system.
Multisystemic Therapy (MST) for Juvenile OffendersMultisystemic Therapy (MST) for Juvenile Offenders addresses the multidimensional nature of behavior problems in troubled youth. Treatment focuses on those factors in each youth's social network that are contributing to his or her antisocial behavior.
Multisystemic Therapy for Youth With Problem Sexual Behaviors (MST-PSB)Multisystemic Therapy for Youth With Problem Sexual Behaviors (MST-PSB) is a clinical adaptation of Multisystemic Therapy (MST) that is specifically targeted to adolescents who have committed sexual offenses and demonstrated other problem behaviors.
Multisystemic Therapy With Psychiatric Supports (MST-Psychiatric)Multisystemic Therapy With Psychiatric Supports (MST-Psychiatric) is designed to treat youth who are at risk for out-of-home placement (in some cases, psychiatric hospitalization) due to serious behavioral problems and co-occurring mental health symptoms such as thought disorder, bipolar affective disorder, depression, anxiety, and impulsivity.
MyStudentBody.comMyStudentBody.com is an online, subscription-based program that provides motivational feedback and wellness education about alcohol use and abuse as well as related issues. The program targets 18- to 24-year-old college students--a population with a high incidence of reported binge drinking and related health risks--and can be implemented as a Web-based health resource or an educational course.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family-to-Family Education ProgramThe National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Family-to-Family Education Program is a 12-session course for family caregivers of individuals living with serious mental illness. The curriculum-based course covers a range of topics, including participants' emotional responses to the impact of mental illness on their lives, current information about many of the major mental illnesses, current research related to the biology of brain disorders, and information on the evidence-based treatments that are most effective in promoting recovery.
Network Support Treatment (NST) for Alcohol DependenceNetwork Support Treatment (NST) for Alcohol Dependence is a manual-driven, one-on-one outpatient treatment designed to help clients achieve alcohol abstinence. Over 12 60-minute sessions, NST therapists work with clients to increase their participation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), increase the number of abstinent friends in their social network, increase their self-efficacy, and improve their coping strategies to resist drinking.
Network TherapyNetwork Therapy is a substance-abuse treatment approach that engages members of the patient's social support network to support abstinence. Key elements of the approach are: (1) a cognitive-behavioral approach to relapse prevention in which patients learn about cues that can trigger relapse and behavioral strategies for avoiding relapse; (2) support from the patient's natural social network; and (3) community reinforcement techniques engaging resources in the social environment to support abstinence.
New Beginnings ProgramThe New Beginnings Program (NBP) is designed for divorced parents who have children between the ages of 3 and 17. The goal of NBP is to promote resilience of children following parental divorce. The NBP consists of 10 weekly group sessions and two individual sessions.
New MovesNew Moves is a school-based physical education (PE) intervention aimed at preventing weight-related problems in adolescent girls by increasing their physical activity, improving their body image and self-worth, and improving their diet.
New York University Caregiver Intervention (NYUCI)New York University Caregiver Intervention (NYUCI) is a counseling and support intervention for spouse caregivers that is intended to improve the well-being of caregivers and delay the nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Not On Tobacco (N-O-T)Not On Tobacco (N-O-T) is a school-based smoking cessation program designed for youth ages 14 to 19 who are daily smokers. N-O-T is based on social cognitive theory and incorporates training in self-management and stimulus control; social skills and social influence; stress management; relapse prevention; and techniques to manage nicotine withdrawal, weight, and family and peer pressure.
Nurse-Family PartnershipNurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation program that aims to improve the health, well-being, and self-sufficiency of low-income, first-time parents and their children.
Nurturing Parenting ProgramsThe Nurturing Parenting Programs (NPP) are family-based programs for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The programs were developed to help families who have been identified by child welfare agencies for past child abuse and neglect or who are at high risk for child abuse and neglect.
Open CircleOpen Circle, a curriculum-based program for youth in kindergarten through grade 5, is designed to strengthen students' social and emotional learning (SEL) skills related to self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, interpersonal relationships, and problem solving and to foster safe, caring, and highly engaging classroom and school communities.
OQ-AnalystThe OQ-Analyst (OQ-A) is a computer-based feedback and progress tracking system designed to help increase psychotherapy treatment effectiveness. OQ-A assesses the attainment of expected progress during therapy and provides feedback to therapists on whether patients are staying on track toward positive treatment outcomes.
Oxford House ModelThe Oxford House Model provides housing and rehabilitative support for adults who are recovering from alcohol and/or drug use and who want to remain abstinent from use. The model is a confederation of chartered community-based, self-supported rental homes that are operated under the umbrella of Oxford House World Services.
PALS: Prevention through Alternative Learning StylesPALS: Prevention through Alternative Learning Styles is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) prevention program primarily for middle school students. Goals of PALS include (1) lowering students' intentions to use ATOD, (2) increasing students' use of refusal skills, and (3) enhancing students' knowledge of the effects of ATOD, peer pressure and healthy decisionmaking, and different learning styles.
Panic Control Treatment (PCT)Panic Control Treatment (PCT) is a manualized, individual cognitive-behavioral treatment for adults with panic disorder, with or without agoraphobia. The goal of the intervention is to help clients become panic-free by learning how to anticipate and respond to situations that trigger their panic attacks and managing the physical symptoms of panic using techniques such as controlled breathing. 
Parent-Child Interaction TherapyParent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a treatment program for young children with conduct disorders that places emphasis on improving the quality of the parent-child relationship and changing parent-child interaction patterns.
ParentCorpsParentCorps is a culturally informed, family-centered preventive intervention designed to foster healthy development and school success among young children (ages 3-6) in families living in low-income communities.
Parenting FundamentalsParenting Fundamentals (formerly called the Parenting Education Program) is a group-based parent education and skills training program for parents who speak English or Spanish and, often, have low incomes, are part of an immigrant family, and/or are involved with the court or social service system.
Parenting Inside OutParenting Inside Out (PIO) is a 12-week voluntary parent management training program for incarcerated parents. The program is designed to assist participants in improving their interaction with their child and their child's caregiver.
Parenting Through ChangeParenting Through Change (PTC) is a theory-based intervention to prevent internalizing and externalizing conduct behaviors and associated problems and promote healthy child adjustment. Based on the Parent Management Training--Oregon Model (PMTO), PTC provides recently separated single mothers with 14 weekly group sessions to learn effective parenting practices including skill encouragement, limit-setting, problem-solving, monitoring, and positive involvement.
Parenting WiselyParenting Wisely is a set of interactive, computer-based training programs for parents of children ages 3-18 years. Based on social learning, cognitive behavioral, and family systems theories, the programs aim to increase parental communication and disciplinary skills.
Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL)Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) combines group therapy and family therapy to treat children and adolescents aged 10-18 who have severe emotional and behavioral problems (e.g., conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) and frequently co-occurring problems such as depression, alcohol or drug use, chronic truancy, destruction of property, domestic violence, or suicidal ideation.
Parents as TeachersParents as Teachers (PAT) is an early childhood family support and parent education home-visiting model. Families may enroll in Parents as Teachers beginning with pregnancy and may remain in the program until the child enters kindergarten.
Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS): International Center for Clinical ExcellenceThe Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) is a client feedback program for improving the treatment outcomes of adults and children participating in a behavioral health care intervention.
Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS): The Heart and Soul of Change ProjectThe Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) is a client feedback program for improving the treatment outcomes of adults and children participating in a behavioral health care intervention.
Partners in CarePartners in Care (PIC) is an intervention for use in managed primary care settings to improve the treatment of depression. PIC is based on collaborative care models, in which mental health is integrated with primary care.
Partners with Families and Children: SpokanePartners with Families and Children: Spokane (Partners) provides services to families with children under 30 months old who are referred by child protective services, law enforcement, or other public health agencies due to chronic child neglect or risk of child maltreatment.
Pathways' Housing First ProgramHousing First, a program developed by Pathways to Housing, Inc., is designed to end homelessness and support recovery for individuals who are homeless and have severe psychiatric disabilities and co-occurring substance use disorders.
PAX Good Behavior Game (PAX GBG)The PAX Good Behavior Game (PAX GBG) is an environmental intervention used in the classroom with young children to create an environment that is conducive to learning. The intervention is designed to reduce off-task behavior; increase attentiveness; and decrease aggressive and disruptive behavior and shy and withdrawn behavior.
PeaceBuildersPeaceBuilders is a schoolwide violence prevention program for elementary schools (grades K-5). PeaceBuilders attempts to create a positive school climate by developing positive relationships between students and school staff; directly teaching nonviolent attitudes, values, and beliefs; and providing incentives for young people to display these behaviors at school, in the community, and at home.
Peaceful Alternatives to Tough Situations (PATTS)Peaceful Alternatives to Tough Situations (PATTS) is a school-based aggression management program designed to help students increase positive conflict resolution skills, increase the ability to forgive transgressions, and reduce aggressive behavior.
Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL)Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) is a peer helping program that seeks to build resiliency in youth by pairing youth with peer helpers who receive training and support from teachers participating in the program.
Peers Making PeacePeers Making Peace is a school-based peer-mediation program for students in elementary through high school. The program focuses on creating and maintaining a safe school environment by providing students with a mediation process through which they can resolve their differences in a peaceful manner without an escalation to violence.
Penn Resilience Training for College StudentsPenn Resilience Training for College Students is a brief prevention program for freshmen university students at risk for depression. The program teaches a range of techniques based on the work of Beck and colleagues on cognitive therapy for depression.
Phoenix House AcademyPhoenix House Academy (formerly known as Phoenix Academy) is a therapeutic community (TC) model enhanced to meet the developmental needs of adolescents ages 13-17 with substance abuse and other co-occurring mental health and behavioral disorders.
Point BreakPoint Break is a 1-day workshop for middle and high school students that aims to promote resiliency, break down educational and social barriers between youth, and ultimately, reduce campus violence by teaching the value of conflict resolution and respect for others.
Positive ActionPositive Action is an integrated and comprehensive program that is designed to improve academic achievement; school attendance; and problem behaviors such as substance use, violence, suspensions, disruptive behaviors, dropping out, and sexual behavior.
Positive Action Pre-K ProgramThe Positive Action Pre-K Program is a classroom-based intervention that aims to improve social-emotional skills among preschool students. The Positive Action Pre-K Program, one component of Positive Action (reviewed by NREPP separately), builds intrinsic motivation by teaching and reinforcing the intuitive philosophy that one feels good about oneself when taking positive actions.
Preschool PTSD Treatment (PPT)Preschool PTSD Treatment (PPT) is a 12-session individual psychotherapy intervention that uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to treat 3- to 6-year-old children with posttraumatic stress symptoms.
Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP)The Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP) is a marriage and relationship education intervention that teaches couples (premarital and marital) how to communicate effectively, work as a team to solve problems, manage conflicts without damaging closeness, and preserve and enhance commitment and friendship.
Prevention of Suicide in Primary Care Elderly: Collaborative Trial (PROSPECT)Prevention of Suicide in Primary Care Elderly: Collaborative Trial (PROSPECT) aims to prevent suicide among older primary care patients by reducing suicidal ideation and depression. It also aims to reduce their risk of death.
Primary ProjectPrimary Project (formerly the Primary Mental Health Project, or PMHP) is a school-based program designed for early detection and prevention of school adjustment difficulties in children 4-9 years old (preschool through 3rd grade).
PRIME For LifePRIME For Life (PFL) is a motivational intervention used in group settings to prevent alcohol and drug problems or provide early intervention. PFL has been used primarily among court-referred impaired driving offenders, as in the two studies reviewed for this summary.
Prize Incentives Contingency Management for Substance AbusePrize Incentives Contingency Management for Substance Abuse is a variation of contingency management, or reinforcement, that awards prizes for abstinence and treatment compliance, such as group attendance and healthy behaviors.
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) features a comprehensive and seamless service delivery system and integrated Medicare and Medicaid financing. Eligible individuals are age 55 years or older and meet the clinical criteria to be admitted to a nursing home but choose to remain in the community.
Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives (PEARLS)The Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives (PEARLS), an intervention for individuals with a depression or dysthymia diagnosis, aims to reduce symptoms of depression and suicidal ideation and improve quality of life.
Project ACHIEVEProject ACHIEVE is a comprehensive school reform and improvement program for preschool through high school (students ages 3-18 years) that focuses on students' academic, social-emotional/behavioral, and social skills outcomes; schoolwide positive behavioral support systems and school safety; positive classroom and school climates; and community and parent outreach and involvement.
Project ALERTProject ALERT is a school-based prevention program for middle or junior high school students that focuses on alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use. It seeks to prevent adolescent nonusers from experimenting with these drugs, and to prevent youths who are already experimenting from becoming more regular users or abusers.
Project ASSERTProject ASSERT (Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, Education, and Referral to Treatment) is a screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) model designed for use in health clinics or emergency departments (EDs).
Project EXProject EX is a school-based smoking-cessation clinic program for adolescents that stresses motivation, coping skills, and personal commitment. Consisting of eight 40- to 45-minute sessions delivered over a 6-week period, the program curriculum includes strategies for coping with stress, dealing with nicotine withdrawal, and avoiding relapses.
Project KINDProject KIND (Keys to Improvement Necessary for Development) is a life skills curriculum designed for kindergarten students to increase their school success by promoting social, emotional, and behavioral skills.
Project MAGIC (Making A Group and Individual Commitment)Project MAGIC (Making A Group and Individual Commitment) is an alternative to juvenile detention for first-time offenders between the ages of 12 and 18. The program's goals include helping youths achieve academic success; modifying attitudes about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; and enhancing life skills development and internal locus of control.
Project NorthlandProject Northland is a multilevel intervention involving students, peers, parents, and community in programs designed to delay the age at which adolescents begin drinking, reduce alcohol use among those already drinking, and limit the number of alcohol-related problems among young drinkers.
Project SUCCESSProject SUCCESS (Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students) is designed to prevent and reduce substance use among students 12 to 18 years of age. The program was originally developed for students attending alternative high schools who are at high risk for substance use and abuse due to poor academic performance, truancy, discipline problems, negative attitudes toward school, and parental substance abuse.
Project Towards No Drug AbuseProject Towards No Drug Abuse (Project TND) is a drug use prevention program for high school youth. The current version of the curriculum is designed to help students develop self-control and communication skills, acquire resources that help them resist drug use, improve decisionmaking strategies, and develop the motivation to not use drugs.
Project Towards No Tobacco UseProject Towards No Tobacco Use (Project TNT) is a classroom-based curriculum that aims to prevent and reduce tobacco use, primarily among 6th- to 8th-grade students. The intervention was developed for a universal audience and has served students with a wide variety of risk factors.
Project VentureProject Venture is an outdoor experiential youth development program designed primarily for 5th- to 8th-grade American Indian youth. It aims to develop the social and emotional competence that facilitates youths' resistance to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress DisordersProlonged Exposure (PE) Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorders is a cognitive-behavioral treatment program for adult men and women (ages 18-65+) who have experienced single or multiple/continuous traumas and have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS), PATHS PreschoolPromoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS) and PATHS Preschool are school-based preventive interventions for children in elementary school or preschool. The interventions are designed to enhance areas of social-emotional development such as self-control, self-esteem, emotional awareness, social skills, friendships, and interpersonal problem-solving skills while reducing aggression and other behavior problems.
Protecting You/Protecting MeProtecting You/Protecting Me (PY/PM) is a 5-year classroom-based alcohol use prevention and vehicle safety program for elementary school students in grades 1-5 (ages 6-11) and high school students in grades 11 and 12.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Process ModelThe Psychiatric Rehabilitation Process Model is a process guiding the interaction between a practitioner and an individual with severe mental illness. Manual driven, the model is a client-centered, strengths-based intervention designed to build clients' positive social relationships, encourage self-determination of goals, connect clients to needed human service supports, and provide direct skills training to maximize independence.
Psychoeducational Multifamily GroupsPsychoeducational Multifamily Groups (PMFG) is a treatment modality designed to help individuals with mental illness attain as rich and full participation in the usual life of the community as possible.
QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide PreventionThe QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is a brief educational program designed to teach "gatekeepers"--those who are strategically positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide (e.g., parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, coaches, caseworkers, police officers)--the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond by following three steps:
  • Question the individual's desire or intent regarding suicide
  • Persuade the person to seek and accept help
  • Refer the person to appropriate resources
Real Life HeroesReal Life Heroes (RLH) is based on cognitive behavioral therapy models for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in school-aged youth. Designed for use in child and family agencies, RLH can be used to treat attachment, loss, and trauma issues resulting from family violence, disasters, severe and chronic neglect, physical and sexual abuse, repeated traumas, and posttraumatic developmental disorder.
Reality TourReality Tour is a volunteer-driven substance abuse prevention program that is presented to parents and their children (ages 10-17) in a community setting over the course of one approximately 3-hour session.
Reconnecting Youth: A Peer Group Approach to Building Life SkillsReconnecting Youth: A Peer Group Approach to Building Life Skills (RY) is a school-based prevention program for students ages 14-19 years that teaches skills to build resiliency against risk factors and control early signs of substance abuse and emotional distress.
Recovery Training and Self-HelpRecovery Training and Self-Help (RTSH) is a group aftercare program for individuals recovering from opioid addiction. RTSH is based on the principle that opioid addiction, regardless of a person's original reasons for using substances, stems from conditioning due to the reinforcing effects of repeated opioid use.
Red Cliff Wellness School CurriculumThe Red Cliff Wellness School Curriculum is a substance abuse prevention intervention based in Native American tradition and culture. Designed for grades K-12, the curriculum aims to reduce risk factors and enhance protective factors related to substance use, including school bonding, success in school, increased perception of risk from substances, and identification and internalization of culturally based values and norms.
Refuse, Remove, Reasons High School Education ProgramRefuse, Remove, Reasons High School Education Program (RRR) is a substance abuse prevention program that is designed to reduce high school students' favorable attitudes toward the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD); decrease their misperception of normative peer ATOD use; and increase their refusal skills for ATOD use.
Reinforcement-Based Therapeutic WorkplaceReinforcement-Based Therapeutic Workplace is a practical application of voucher-based abstinence reinforcement therapy. Abstinence reinforcement procedures are historically based on a construct central to behavioral psychology known as operant conditioning, or the use of consequences to modify the occurrence and form of behavior.
Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT)Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT) is a behavioral self-control program that teaches individuals with substance addiction how to anticipate and cope with the potential for relapse. RPT can be used as a stand-alone substance use treatment program or as an aftercare program to sustain gains achieved during initial substance use treatment.
Relationship Smarts PLUS (RS+)Relationship Smarts PLUS (RS+) is designed to help youth ages 14-18 gain knowledge and develop skills for making good decisions about forming and maintaining healthy relationships. Based on the cognitive and communications theories and concepts embodied in the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP), reviewed separately by NREPP, RS+ aims to increase reasoning and positive conflict management skills, healthy relationship skills and knowledge, and beliefs regarding healthy relationships, while decreasing destructive verbal and physical aggression.
Relationship-Based CareRelationship-Based Care (RBC) is a mental health treatment model for individuals who have pronounced difficulty with engagement and sustained interpersonal contact. RBC was specifically developed for use with homeless adults who have been arrested and diverted from jail because of severe mental illness.
Residential Student Assistance Program (RSAP)The Residential Student Assistance Program (RSAP) is designed to prevent and reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) use among high-risk multiproblem youth ages 12 to 18 years who have been placed voluntarily or involuntarily in a residential child care facility (e.g., foster care facility, treatment center for adolescents with mental health problems, juvenile correctional facility).
Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health II (REACH II)Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health II (REACH II) is a multicomponent psychosocial and behavioral training intervention for caregivers (21 years and older) of patients with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways (RiPP)Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways (RiPP) is a school-based violence prevention program for middle school students. RiPP is designed to be implemented along with a peer mediation program. Students practice using a social-cognitive problem-solving model to identify and choose nonviolent strategies for dealing with conflict.
Reward & ReminderReward & Reminder, a population-level intervention targeting whole communities, counties, or States, is designed to promote the community norm of not selling tobacco to minors. By using rapid and public rewards and recognition for clerks and retailers/outlets that do not sell tobacco to minors, Reward & Reminder aims to reduce illegal sales of tobacco, perceived access to tobacco, and tobacco use prevalence rates.
Ripple Effects Whole Spectrum Intervention System (Ripple Effects)Ripple Effects Whole Spectrum Intervention System (Ripple Effects) is an interactive, software-based adaptive intervention for students that is designed to enhance social-emotional competencies and ultimately improve outcomes related to school achievement and failure, delinquency, substance abuse, and mental health.
Rock In Prevention, Rock PLUSRock In Prevention, Rock PLUS, is a 12-week classroom curriculum designed for grades 3-6 that uses music and the arts as interactive teaching tools to influence behaviors and attitudes related to the use of four targeted substances: alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and inhalants.
Safe & Civil Schools Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports ModelThe Safe & Civil Schools Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Model is a multicomponent, multitiered, comprehensive approach to schoolwide improvement. Integrating applied behavior analysis, research on effective schools, and systems change management theory, the intervention is an application of positive behavior support (PBS), a set of strategies or procedures designed to improve behavior by employing positive and systematic techniques.
Safe DatesSafe Dates is a program designed to stop or prevent the initiation of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse on dates or between individuals involved in a dating relationship. Intended for male and female 8th- and 9th-grade students, the goals of the program include: (1) changing adolescent dating violence and gender-role norms, (2) improving peer help-giving and dating conflict-resolution skills, (3) promoting victim and perpetrator beliefs in the need for help and seeking help through the community resources that provide it, and (4) decreasing dating abuse victimization and perpetration.
Safe School AmbassadorsThe Safe School Ambassadors (SSA) program is a bystander education program that aims to reduce emotional and physical bullying and enhance school climate in elementary, middle, and high schools. The program recruits and trains socially influential student leaders from diverse cliques and interest groups within a school to act as "Ambassadors" against bullying.
SAFEChildrenSchools And Families Educating Children (SAFEChildren) is a family-focused preventive intervention designed to increase academic achievement and decrease risk for later drug abuse and associated problems such as aggression, school failure, and low social competence.
SANKOFA Youth Violence Prevention ProgramThe SANKOFA Youth Violence Prevention Program is a strengths-based, culturally tailored preventive intervention for African American adolescents ages 13-19. The goal of the school-based intervention is to equip youth with the knowledge, attitudes, skills, confidence, and motivation to minimize their risk for involvement in violence, victimization owing to violence, and other negative behaviors, such as alcohol and other drug use.
Say It Straight (SIS)Say It Straight (SIS) is a communication training program designed to help students and adults develop empowering communication skills and behaviors and increase self-awareness, self-efficacy, and personal and social responsibility.
Second StepSecond Step is a classroom-based social-skills program for children 4 to 14 years of age that teaches socioemotional skills aimed at reducing impulsive and aggressive behavior while increasing social competence.
Seeking SafetySeeking Safety is a present-focused treatment for clients with a history of trauma and substance abuse. The treatment was designed for flexible use: group or individual format, male and female clients, and a variety of settings (e.g., outpatient, inpatient, residential).
Self-Help in Eliminating Life-Threatening Diseases (SHIELD)Self-Help in Eliminating Life-Threatening Diseases (SHIELD) is a training program for adult men and women who are current or former drug users with or without HIV. SHIELD trainees become peer educators on risky behaviors for HIV infection, serving as indigenous outreach workers for others in their immediate social network (i.e., sex and drug partners, family members, friends) and/or community network.
Senior ReachSenior Reach is a service-based intervention targeting older adults experiencing problematic mental and emotional states, personality and physical changes, poor health, social isolation, substance abuse, physical abuse or neglect, and risk factors for suicide.
Service Outreach and Recovery (SOAR)Service Outreach and Recovery (SOAR), a multicomponent program for indigent and residentially unstable clients, aims to reduce drug and alcohol use and increase participation in formal substance abuse treatment programs and 12-step self-help groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
SITCAP-ARTSITCAP-ART (Trauma Intervention Program for Adjudicated and At-Risk Youth) is a program for traumatized adolescents 13-18 years old who are on probation for delinquent acts. These youth, who are court ordered to attend the program, are at risk for problems including dropping out of school, substance abuse, and mental health issues.
Six Core Strategies To Prevent Conflict and Violence: Reducing the Use of Seclusion and RestraintSix Core Strategies To Prevent Conflict and Violence: Reducing the Use of Seclusion and Restraint (6CS) is a clinical model designed for use by institutions providing mental health treatment to children and adults admitted to inpatient or residential settings.
SMARTteamSMARTteam (Students Managing Anger and Resolution Together) is a multimedia, computer-based violence prevention intervention designed for 6th through 9th graders (11-15 years of age). The program is based on social learning theory as well as a skill acquisition model that approaches learning as a five-stage process ranging from novice to expert, with learners at each stage having different needs.
Social Skills Group Intervention (S.S.GRIN) 3-5Social Skills Group Intervention (S.S.GRIN) 3-5 is a social skills curriculum for children in grades 3-5 (ages 8-12 years) who have immature social skills relative to peers (e.g., impulse control problems), are being rejected and teased by peers (e.g., experiencing bullying and victimization), or are socially anxious and awkward with peers.
Social Skills Group Intervention--High Functioning Autism (S.S.GRIN-HFA)Social Skills Group Intervention--High Functioning Autism (S.S.GRIN-HFA) is designed to improve social behaviors in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (HFASDs) by building basic behavioral and cognitive social skills, reinforcing prosocial attitudes and behaviors, and building adaptive coping strategies for social problems, such as teasing or isolation.
SODAS CitySODAS City, a self-instructional software program for preadolescents and adolescents, is designed to help prevent participants' current and future use of alcohol and other substances, as well as the problems associated with this use.
Solution-Focused Group TherapySolution-Focused Group Therapy (SFGT) is a strengths-based group intervention for clients in treatment for mental or substance use disorders that focuses on building solutions to reach desired goals.
SOS Signs of SuicideSOS Signs of Suicide is a secondary school-based suicide prevention program that includes screening and education. Students are screened for depression and suicide risk and referred for professional help as indicated.
Sources of StrengthSources of Strength, a universal suicide prevention program, is designed to build socioecological protective influences among youth to reduce the likelihood that vulnerable high school students will become suicidal.
SPORT Prevention Plus WellnessSPORT Prevention Plus Wellness, a motivational intervention designed for use by all adolescents, integrates substance abuse prevention with health promotion to help adolescents minimize and avoid substance use while increasing physical activity and other health-enhancing habits, including eating well and getting adequate sleep.
Stacked Deck: A Program To Prevent Problem GamblingStacked Deck: A Program To Prevent Problem Gambling is a school-based prevention program that provides information about the myths and realities of gambling and guidance on making good choices, with the objective of modifying attitudes, beliefs, and ultimately gambling behavior.
STARS for FamiliesStart Taking Alcohol Risks Seriously (STARS) for Families is a health promotion program that aims to prevent or reduce alcohol use among middle school youth ages 11 to 14 years. The program is founded on the Multi-Component Motivational Stages (McMOS) prevention model, which is based on the stages of behavioral change found within the Transtheoretical Model of Change.
Stay on TrackStay on Track is a school-based substance abuse prevention curriculum conducted over a 3-year period with students in grades 6 through 8. The intervention is designed to help students assess the risks associated with substance abuse; enhance decisionmaking, goal-setting, communication, and resistance strategies; improve antidrug normative beliefs and attitudes; and reduce substance use.
STEPS Comprehensive Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention ProgramThe STEPS Comprehensive Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Program, developed for college students, aims to reduce alcohol use frequency and quantity as well as the negative consequences associated with alcohol use.
Steps to Respect: A Bullying Prevention ProgramSteps to Respect: A Bullying Prevention Program is a schoolwide intervention designed to prevent bullying behavior and counter the personal and social effects of bullying where it occurs by promoting a positive school climate.
Storytelling for EmpowermentStorytelling for Empowerment is a school-based, bilingual (English and Spanish) intervention for teenagers at risk for substance abuse, HIV, and other problem behaviors due to living in impoverished communities with high availability of drugs and limited health care services.
Strengthening Families ProgramThe Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a family skills training program designed to increase resilience and reduce risk factors for behavioral, emotional, academic, and social problems in children 3-16 years old.
Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14The Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) is a family skills training intervention designed to enhance school success and reduce youth substance use and aggression among 10- to 14-year-olds.
Strong African American Families (SAAF)Strong African American Families (SAAF) is a culturally tailored, family-centered intervention for 10- to 14-year-old African American youths and their primary caregivers. The goal of SAAF is to prevent substance use and behavior problems among youth by strengthening positive family interactions, preparing youths for their teen years, and enhancing primary caregivers' efforts to help youths reach positive goals.
Students Taking A Right Stand (STARS) Nashville Student Assistance ProgramThe Students Taking A Right Stand (STARS) Nashville Student Assistance Program (SAP) is based on an employee assistance model and provides comprehensive school-based prevention services for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Supportive-Expressive PsychotherapySupportive-Expressive Psychotherapy (SE) is an analytically oriented, time-limited form of focal psychotherapy that has been adapted for use with individuals with heroin and cocaine addiction. Particular emphasis is given to themes related to drug dependence, the role of drugs in relation to problem feelings and behaviors, and alternative, drug-free means of resolving problems.
Surviving Cancer Competently Intervention ProgramThe Surviving Cancer Competently Intervention Program (SCCIP) is an intensive, 1-day family group treatment intervention designed to reduce the distress associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in teenage survivors of childhood cancer (ages 11-18) and their parents/caregivers and siblings (ages 11-19).
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP)Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) provides skills training for parents dealing with frequently encountered challenges with their children that often result from autocratic parenting styles.
Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS)Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) is a manual-based group treatment for ambulatory adults diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The program aims to improve BPD-related symptoms, mood, impulsivity, and global functioning through a combination of cognitive-behavioral methods, psychoeducation, and skills training.
TCU (Texas Christian University) Mapping-Enhanced CounselingTCU (Texas Christian University) Mapping-Enhanced Counseling is a communication and decision-making technique designed to support delivery of treatment services by improving client and counselor interactions through graphic visualization tools that focus on critical issues and recovery strategies.
Teaching Kids to Cope (TKC)Teaching Kids to Cope (TKC) is a cognitive-behavioral health education program, based on stress and coping theory, for adolescents ages 12-18 with depressive symptomatology and/or suicidal ideation. This group treatment program teaches adolescents a range of skills designed to improve their coping with stressful life events and decrease their depressive symptoms.
Teaching Students To Be PeacemakersTeaching Students To Be Peacemakers (TSP) is a school-based program that teaches conflict resolution procedures and peer mediation skills. The program, based on conflict resolution theory and research, aims to reduce violence in schools, enhance academic achievement and learning, motivate prohealth decisions among students, and create supportive school communities.
Team AwarenessTeam Awareness is a customizable worksite prevention training program that addresses behavioral risks associated with substance abuse among employees, their coworkers, and, indirectly, their families.
Team ResilienceTeam Resilience is a training intervention for young adults who work in a restaurant. The intervention aims to enhance participants' individual resiliency and increase their healthy behaviors (e.g., reduce alcohol use, lower personal stress), thereby contributing to a positive work environment.
Team Solutions (TS) and Solutions for Wellness (SFW)Team Solutions (TS) and Solutions for Wellness (SFW) are complementary psychoeducational interventions for adults with a serious mental illness. TS teaches life and illness management skills, while SFW focuses on physical health and wellness.
TEAMcareTEAMcare was developed to enhance the quality of mental and physical health care for adult patients with comorbid depression and poorly controlled diabetes and/or coronary heart disease. The intervention aims to combine support for patients through self-care with pharmacotherapy to manage depression and improve glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control by integrating a treat-to-target program for diabetes and coronary heart disease with collaborative care for depression.
Teen InterveneTeen Intervene is a brief, early intervention program for 12- to 19-year-olds who display the early stages of alcohol or drug involvement. Integrating stages of change theory, motivational enhancement, and cognitive-behavioral therapy, the intervention aims to help teens reduce and ultimately eliminate their substance use.
Telemedicine-Based Collaborative CareTelemedicine-Based Collaborative Care is designed to improve patient depression outcomes (response and remission) in rural primary care practices that lack on-site mental health specialists. The intervention is an adaptation of the collaborative care model for rural Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care practices using telemedicine technologies including telephone, interactive video, Internet, and electronic medical records.
Telephone Monitoring and Adaptive Counseling (TMAC)Telephone Monitoring and Adaptive Counseling (TMAC) is a telephone-based continuing care intervention for alcohol and cocaine dependence that is designed to follow a client's initial stabilization in a 3- to 4-week intensive outpatient treatment program.
TestEdge ProgramThe TestEdge Program is designed to help elementary and high school students self-regulate their emotional and physiological responses to challenging and stressful situations, including school tests.
The 4Rs (Reading, Writing, Respect & Resolution)The 4Rs (Reading, Writing, Respect & Resolution) is a universal, school-based curriculum that integrates social and emotional learning into language arts for children in prekindergarten through grade 8.
The Brief Negotiation Interview for Harmful and Hazardous DrinkersThe Brief Negotiation Interview (BNI) for Harmful and Hazardous Drinkers is a screening and brief intervention model designed for use in hospital emergency departments (EDs) with adults who are presenting for acute care and have a history of harmful and hazardous drinking.
The CHARACTERplus WayThe CHARACTERplus Way is a comprehensive whole-school intervention that aims to positively change the school environment in order to foster students' ethical, social, and cognitive development. Focus is placed on the school environment because it can positively or negatively affect students' feelings of belonging within the school community, which in turn can affect students' academic performance and conduct.
The Leadership Program's Violence Prevention Project (VPP)The Leadership Program's Violence Prevention Project (VPP) is a school-based intervention for early and middle adolescents. VPP is designed to prevent conflict and violence by improving conflict resolution skills, altering norms about using aggression and violence (including lowering tolerance for violence), and improving behavior in the school and community.
The PreVenture Programme: Personality-Targeted Interventions for Adolescent Substance MisuseThe PreVenture Programme: Personality-Targeted Interventions for Adolescent Substance Misuse is a school-based program designed to prevent alcohol and drug misuse among 13- to 15-year-old students.
The Seven ChallengesThe Seven Challenges is designed to treat adolescents with drug and other behavioral problems. Rather than using prestructured sessions, counselors and clients identify the most important issues at the moment and discuss these issues while the counselor seamlessly integrates a set of concepts called the seven challenges into the conversation.
Theater Troupe/Peer Education ProjectThe Theater Troupe/Peer Education Project (TTPEP) aims to prevent substance use and other unhealthy behaviors among school-aged youth through peer education. Participants, usually youth of middle school age, are presented with an interactive theatrical performance, followed by two workshops.
Too Good for DrugsToo Good for Drugs (TGFD) is a school-based prevention program for kindergarten through 12th grade that builds on students' resiliency by teaching them how to be socially competent and autonomous problem solvers.
Too Good for ViolenceToo Good for Violence (TGFV) is a school-based violence prevention and character education program for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. It is designed to enhance prosocial behaviors and skills and improve protective factors related to conflict and violence.
Tools for Getting Along: Teaching Students to Problem SolveTools for Getting Along (TFGA): Teaching Students to Problem Solve is a classroom-based curriculum designed to prevent or ameliorate emotional and behavioral problems among students in the 4th and 5th grades by teaching skills related to the use of social problem solving and anger management, particularly in emotionally charged situations.
Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) for the UniversityTraining for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) for the University is a training designed to help college students receiving the training make safe, sound decisions regarding their own high-risk drinking behavior (e.g., underage drinking, drinking to intoxication, drunk driving) and enable them to intervene to prevent this high-risk behavior among their peers and friends.
Transtheoretical Model (TTM)-Based Stress Management ProgramThe Transtheoretical Model (TTM)-Based Stress Management Program targets adults who have not been practicing effective stress management for 6 months or longer. TTM is a theory of behavior change that can be applied to single, multiple, and complex behavioral targets.
Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy (TARGET)Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy (TARGET) is a strengths-based approach to education and therapy for survivors of physical, sexual, psychological, and emotional trauma. TARGET teaches a set of seven skills (summarized by the acronym FREEDOM--Focus, Recognize triggers, Emotion self-check, Evaluate thoughts, Define goals, Options, and Make a contribution) that can be used by trauma survivors to regulate extreme emotion states, manage intrusive trauma memories, promote self-efficacy, and achieve lasting recovery from trauma.
Trauma Focused Coping (Multimodality Trauma Treatment)Trauma Focused Coping (TFC), sometimes called Multimodality Trauma Treatment, is a school-based group intervention for children and adolescents in grades 4-12 who have been exposed to a traumatic stressor (e.g., disaster, violence, murder, suicide, fire, accident).
Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM)The Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) is a fully manualized group-based intervention designed to facilitate trauma recovery among women with histories of exposure to sexual and physical abuse.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a psychosocial treatment model designed to treat posttraumatic stress and related emotional and behavioral problems in children and adolescents.
Traumatic Incident ReductionTraumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) is a brief, memory-based, therapeutic intervention for children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced crime-related and/or interpersonal violence, war, disasters, torture, childhood abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, traumatic bereavement, or other severe or shocking events.
Triple P--Positive Parenting ProgramThe Triple P--Positive Parenting Program is a multilevel system or suite of parenting and family support strategies for families with children from birth to age 12, with extensions to families with teenagers ages 13 to 16.
Twelve Step Facilitation TherapyTwelve Step Facilitation Therapy (TSF) is a brief, structured, and manual-driven approach to facilitating early recovery from alcohol abuse, alcoholism, and other drug abuse and addiction problems.
Two Families Now: Effective Parenting Through Separation and DivorceTwo Families Now: Effective Parenting Through Separation and Divorce (TFN) is an online, self-directed curriculum for parents who have separated or divorced or are in the process of divorce. The program aims to increase the use of positive parenting and coparenting strategies, increase parental self-efficacy, and facilitate the development of a supportive network, as well as improve child outcomes such as prosocial behavior.
United States Air Force Suicide Prevention ProgramThe United States Air Force Suicide Prevention Program (AFSPP) is a population-oriented approach to reducing the risk of suicide. The Air Force has implemented 11 initiatives aimed at strengthening social support, promoting development of social skills, and changing policies and norms to encourage effective help-seeking behaviors.
Virginia Student Threat Assessment GuidelinesThe Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines (V-STAG) is a school-based manualized process designed to help school administrators, mental health staff, and law enforcement officers assess and respond to threat incidents involving students in kindergarten through 12th grade and prevent student violence.
Wellness Initiative for Senior Education (WISE)The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education (WISE) is a curriculum-based health promotion program that aims to help older adults increase their knowledge and awareness of issues related to health and the aging process.
Wellness Outreach at WorkWellness Outreach at Work provides comprehensive risk reduction services to workplace employees, offering cardiovascular and cancer risk screening and personalized follow-up health coaching that addresses alcohol and tobacco use.
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a manualized group intervention for adults with mental illness. WRAP guides participants through the process of identifying and understanding their personal wellness resources ("wellness tools") and then helps them develop an individualized plan to use these resources on a daily basis to manage their mental illness.
Wyman's Teen Outreach ProgramWyman's Teen Outreach Program (TOP) aims to reduce teens' rates of pregnancy, course failure, and academic suspension by enhancing protective factors. TOP is delivered over 9 months (a full school year) to middle and high school students who voluntarily enroll in the program in school or in an after-school or community-based setting.
Youth Partners in Care--Depression Treatment Quality Improvement (YPIC/DTQI)Youth Partners in Care--Depression Treatment Quality Improvement (YPIC/DTQI) is a 6-month quality improvement intervention to improve depression outcomes among adolescents by increasing access to depression treatments, primarily cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and antidepressants, in primary care settings.
Zippy's FriendsZippy's Friends is a school-based mental health promotion program for children in kindergarten and first grade (ages 5-7). It is typically conducted with entire classrooms of children in mainstream elementary schools.