RECOGNIZING THE TEACHING-FAMILY MODEL AS AN EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE:
SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Practices and Programs -
"TFM is based in a cognitive–behavioral approach, which is derived from behavioral principles and learning theory. TFM is designed to reduce problem behaviors and increase prosocial behaviors among youths."
RECOGNIZED SINCE 2016
American Psychological Association -
"Family-Like Environment Better for Troubled Children and Teens, the Teaching-Family Model changes bad behavior through straight talk and loving relationships."
"...The Teaching-Family Model has also demonstrated how well-researched treatment programs can be implemented on a large scale. Most importantly, the Teaching-Family Model has given hope that young people with even the most difficult problems or behaviors can improve the quality of their lives and make contributions to society."
RECOGNIZED SINCE 2003
California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse -
Scientific Rating: 3 - Promising Research Evidence
Child Welfare System Relevance Level: High
Rated by the CEBC in the areas of: Higher Levels of Placement and Behavioral Management Programs for Adolescents in Child Welfare.
RECOGNIZED SINCE 2008