Evidence Based Treatment Model

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Evidence based Treatment Models Most effective interventions associated with domestic violence include safety planning, child advocacy, information advocacy, and alternate housing. This is generally referred to as “legal advocacy” and involves the criminal justice system. During this process first responders and legal professionals initiate referrals and support such as protection orders, court accompaniment, referral to services, and community therapy agencies (Hamby et. al., 2015) Treatment Model # 1 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a twelve to twenty-five, hour long session divided equally between the parent and the child. The therapy addresses relationship problems including behaviors, thoughts, and trauma amongst the family.…show more content…
Recovery is ongoing and lifelong. Although many individuals no longer need therapy to control behaviors of the trauma of domestic violence, they still have the memories. Therefore, continued discussion about trauma is an important cognitive and emotional part (Grasso, Joselow, Marquez, & Webb, 2011). Effectiveness of Treatment. In a study by Grasso et al. (2011) six, nine, and twelve months’ post-treatment offered a continued reduction on childhood PTS symptoms. Parents also gained the listening skills needed to access their child’s needs. However, during treatment, negative childhood behaviors are likely to worsen (Grasso et al., 2011). Potential Barriers to Treatment. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy programs are fairly accessible throughout the United States. With programs put in place and schools and local community agencies. However, the stigma of mental illness and depression stop many children and adolescents from receiving help. Additionally, a lack of education on mental disorders may impede a youngster from asking an adult for help (Possemato, Johnson, Wray, Webster, & Stecker, 2017). Treatment Model #…show more content…
Recovery is ongoing, therefore learning new coping skills is desirable for clients to receive the most satisfaction from treatment. As children grow in age, other attachment treatment programs can begin if need be such as Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) intervention program (Arvidson, Kinniburgh, Howard, Spinazzola, Strothers, Evans, Andres, Cohen, & Blaustein, 2011). Effectiveness of Treatment. Children who participated in the ABC intervention were less likely to develop disorganized attachment than children randomly assigned to substitute interventions (Dozier et al., 2002). Young children also showed normal levels of cortisol production measured across the day in response to stress (Dozier, Peloso, Lewis, Laurenceau, & Levine, 2008). Potential Barriers to Treatment. A therapist is needed to administer the Attachment and Biohavioral Catch-up intervention program. A client’s reluctance to seek treatment is always a barrier in any treatment. This treatment widens the scope of that barrier as many people do not feel as if children that young need therapy. Especially therapy that involves ten sessions with a psychotherapist in your home. Moreover, the length of the program may hinder parents from joining or may cause clients to withdraw from the therapeutic program before it is scheduled to end (Dozier et al.,

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