Anu Family Services- Intensive Permanency Services

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Program/Intervention Name

Anu Family Services- Intensive Permanency Services


Trauma Treatment, Permanency and Relationship Connections

Program/Intervention Description

What: An evidence informed practice to help children connect and re-connect to build networks of support. An exhaustive search to identify connections is done. The goal is to heal relational trauma and increase the ability to connect. How: There are four stages to service provision: Phase (1) Trusting phase lasts up to nine months with the goal of building trust. Exhaustive searching begins during this phase. Phase (2) Healing Phase is from six to eighteen months with the focus on healing trauma and connecting to lost love ones. Phase (3) Connecting Phase is from twelve to eighteen months focusing on connecting and healing relational trauma. Phase (4) Supporting Phase is from twelve to twenty-four months. The Youth Connection Scale is used to evaluate progress.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

0-5, 6-12, 13-17

Program Goals/Outcomes

Heal relational trauma, identify connections, and build networks of support

QIC Target Group

Pre -Target 1

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 1: Designed for Adoption or Guardianship

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 5: Better Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Amelia Franck Meyer


Anu Family Services

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