Integrated Family Preservation Program

josieandmomExcelsior’s Integrated Family Preservation (IFP) and Integrated Family Stabilization (IFS) programs work with youth (ages 0-18) and their families to build upon strengths to improve the overall mental health and well-being of the family system. Individual, group and family services are delivered in home- and community-based environments in order to reduce family conflict, reduce child behavior problems and prevent out-of-home placement and/or help youth transition successfully back into the home. Both programs are time-limited and goal-oriented with limited objectives.

Integrated Family Preservation Program

The IFP program is a 90-180 day program that focuses on building successful families and maintaining youth in their homes. This program can be a continuation from the Family Stabilization program or may be applied to youth and families who are at risk, but not in crisis. This program can be applied to all types of families including biological, kinship, placement and/or foster families.

Services & Therapies Offered*:

• Case Assessment and Interagency Case Management Services
• Individual & Family Psychotherapies, Coaching, Training, Peer Support
• Specialized Group Therapies for youth (ages 10-18) and their families
• Early Childhood Psychotherapies, Education, Coaching, Peer Support (ages 0-7)
• Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders: Trauma, Sexual Exploitation, Substance Abuse
• Crisis Intervention Services
• Mental Health and Co-occurring Condition Diagnostic Services
• High-level Trauma Assessments
• Sexual Exploitation Assessment
• Substance Abuse Assessment
• Transition Planning and Management, Safety Planning
• Education, Skill Building and Home Management Assistance
• Wraparound Services (Family and Peer Support Partners)
• Afterschool Groups and Activities
• Animal-Assisted Therapy (Canine and Equine)
• Expressive Arts, Movement and Play Therapies
• Behavioral Coaching

Evidence-Based Modalities Used:

• Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
• Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
• Child/Parent Psychotherapy Model (CPP) (ages 0-6)
• Solution-Focused Therapy
• Trauma-informed Care
• Motivational Interviewing

*Treatment plans are individually tailored to meet the unique needs of each child and their family. Any combination of these services are available to clients in the Integrated Family Preservation program.

Download a Copy of Excelsior’s IFP Brochure