Family Centered Treatment
Pinnacle Family Services is a credentialed provider in North Carolina offering Family Centered Treatment® services. Family Centered Treatment® (FCT) is a best practice, evidence-based modality of home-based treatment that was developed by practitioners over a several decades.
FCT has been gradually formalized into a model of home based treatment that has practice based evidence and evidence based practice shown to lower rates of out of home placements. It has been refined based on research, experience, and evidence of effectiveness derived from practice. A distinctive aspect of FCT is that it has been developed as a by-product of frontline practitioners’ effective practice.
FCT is extremely cost effective and stabilizes traumatized youth and families. FCT ranges to serve families and youth with mental health diagnosis as well as histories of delinquent behavior. In addition, FCT is one of few home based treatment models with extensive experience with the profile of youth who move between the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, or are known to both concurrently otherwise known as “crossover youth.”
FCT can also be utilized with a variety of specialty need populations where the family system has been impacted and is in need of support or change.
Pinnacle Family Services has developed a treatment model for serving children in therapeutic Foster Care named Fostering Solutions. Fostering Solutions is a relationship based and trauma informed model applying the newest information about the brain science of traumatized children and using interventions taught to our foster parents that help children develop the positive relationships that will help them develop resiliency and heal from the traumatic events in their lives.
The model focuses on four distinct domains of the child.
1. Connect: Settling In
2. Connect: To Yourself
3. Connect: To Significant Others
4. Connect: To Your Community and World
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