What Happens at a Family-Centered Treatment Facility?
The focus at a family-centered treatment facility extends beyond individual care to include comprehensive support for the entire family unit. The facility strives to create an inclusive and collaborative environment where family members actively participate in the treatment process. Therapeutic interventions often incorporate family counseling sessions, educational programs, and activities to enhance communication and understanding among family members.
These treatment facilities typically provide various services, including individual and group therapy, psychoeducation, and skill-building sessions. The goal is to address the immediate concerns of the individual receiving treatment while fostering a supportive family dynamic that contributes to long-term mental health and well-being. Family-centered treatment recognizes the interconnectedness of familial relationships and leverages them as a valuable resource in promoting sustained recovery and resilience. Over time, you will dismantle communication barriers, foster understanding, and promote recovery and healing for you and your loved ones.
How Much Does a Mental Health Family-Centered Program Cost?
On average, family-centered treatment costs $80 per day. With an average treatment length of 151 days, the average cost per youth is $12,074. However, these are only average estimates. For an up-to-date assessment of the costs associated with family-centered treatment for you and your family, call 877-958-9212.
In 2012, the Journal of Juvenile Justice published the results of the first significant study on family-centered treatment. The study concluded that if the youth had been placed in group homes or therapeutic group homes instead, the cost of treatment would have been significantly higher.
Statistics on Family-Centered Programs
- The “Promoting Safe and Stable Families” program helps the Florida Department of Children and Families promote family-centered practices emphasizing child safety, permanency, well-being, and trauma-informed family treatment.1
- Inclusive family interventions that aim to improve family relationships may have a preventative effect on individuals at high risk for psychosis.2
- Combining family psychoeducation with pharmacotherapy improves post-episode outcomes in bipolar patients.3
- Family-focused therapy is more effective in treating youth depression than individual-based therapies such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) or no treatment, according to a study.4
- A review of psychosocial interventions for families found that integrating behavioral family interventions with substance use treatment may improve family functioning and reduce conflict.5
- Youth and young adults whose families engage in any form of family therapy exhibit reduced dropout rates, extended duration of participation, and increased rates of successfully completing treatment compared to those whose families do not participate in family-centered treatment within a remote intensive outpatient program (IOP).6
- Participants in family-centered treatment had significantly lower adult conviction and incarceration rates compared to those in group care.7
- A research study comparing two family-based residential treatment programs for adults with substance use disorders involved in the child welfare system revealed that family-centered addiction treatment significantly enhanced child welfare outcomes.8