Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami
Helping at-risk children and
adolescents and their families
through the model evidence based programs
Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT)
Family Effectiveness Training (FET)
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1221 Brickell Avenue,
9th Floor, Miami, FL 33131
Toll Free: (888) 527 -3828

FAX: (786) 953-8404


BSFT Overview Workshops - Big Success in Maryland and Raleigh
Olga Hervis and Silvia Kaminsky conducting the workshop in Raleigh last November. Stay tuned for another one coming up in North Carolina again Spring, 2015!
Last Updated on:: 03 / 19 / 2015
Home Brief Strategic Family Therapy™ BSFT Counselor to<br /> Family Ratio
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BSFT Counseling Staff to Participant-Family Ratios

One full-time counselor can provide the BSFT intervention to 15-20 families, depending on the experience and maturity of the counselor. If sessions are provided in the home, the number of families carried may be reduced to account for travel time to the home. Each family session runs for approximately 1 to 1½ hours.

BSFT strongly encourages a program structure that includes at least three counselors assigned to conduct the intervention - even if on a part time basis. This will allow counselors to support and consult with each about BSFT. Several counselors and the ability to videotape BSFT sessions will improve the effectiveness of the training and the outcome with the families.