Sanctuary Model Plus (IRISProject)

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Program/Intervention Name

Sanctuary Model Plus (IRISProject)


Behavioral Management and Treatment, Child Welfare Practice and Service Models, Staff Training and Development, Trauma Treatment

Program/Intervention Description

It is designed to facilitate the development of structures, processes, and behaviors for staff, clients, and the community-as-a-whole to counteract biological, affective, cognitive, social, and existential wounds suffered by the victims of traumatic experiences and extenuated exposure to adversity.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)


Program Goals/Outcomes

Create a collaborative treatment environment, Work more effectively and therapeutically with traumatized clients, Improve treatment outcomes as determined by individual agency service goals, Reduce restraints and other coercive practices, Build high-functioning multidisciplinary teams, Improve staff morale, Increase measurable levels of hope, safety, trust, emotional intelligence and problem solving skills in both staff and clients, Increase employee retention, Support the mission and services of the organization by adding a trauma lens

QIC Target Group

General - 3

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 5: Other Human Services

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 3: Emerging Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Cate Manley, Director of Operations


Andrus Children's Center

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(914) 965-3700 x112

External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)