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boy raising his arms with an orange background

Family Preservation Services

Strengthening families

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Funded by Miami-Dade County and United Way Miami

  • Miami-Dade County
  • United Way

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Program

Year Program Began: 2001

Program Description:

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is a structured, short-term strength-based family intervention model. The goal of FFT is to provide families with the essential skills needed to improve family functioning using improved communication skills, effective parenting techniques and problem-solving skills. Additional skills taught include, but are not limited to negotiation skills, coping skills and violence prevention.

Eligibility Criteria and Location of Services:

Children and Adolescents ages 11-18 with emotional and/or behavioral challenges and their families and are experiencing challenges with family functioning, communication and/or problem solving. Families must reside in Miami-Dade County.

Contact Information:

Suzy Schumer, LCSW
FFT@icfhinc.org or 305-685-0381, extension 1020

Funded by Miami-Dade County and United Way Miami

  • Miami-Dade County
  • United Way