Trauma Adapted Family Connections (TA-FC)
Assessment and Measurement Instruments for Target Populations, Parenting Skills - Training and Enhancement, Trauma Treatment
Trauma Adapted Family Connections is a conceptual model for working with families experiencing complex developmental trauma was developed that identifies the core components for such work. It builds on Family Connections principles and service components to provide trauma-focused interventions across five, broad domains: 1) trauma-focused family assessment and engagement, 2) psycho-education to teach family members about trauma symptomatology, 3) a focus on building safety capacity with the community and immediate environment, 4) trauma informed parenting practices and education, and 5) trauma informed approaches to working with families.
Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)
0-5, 6-12, 13-17, Parent/Adult
1) positive change over time in protective factors (parenting attitudes, parenting competence, social support); 2) diminished risk factors (parental depressive symptoms, parenting stress, life stress); and 3) improved child safety (physical and psychological care of children) and child behavior (internalizing and externalizing behavior).
QIC Target Group
General - 3
QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels
LEVEL 6: General Population
QIC level of Evidence
LEVEL 5: Better Practice
Intervention Web Site/URL
External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)
- TA-FC General Information: tafc_general.pdf