Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami
Training therapists to help 
at-risk children and their families
through the model evidence based program
Brief Strategic Family Therapy®(BSFT®)
Contact Information
1221 Brickell Avenue,
9th Floor, Miami, FL 33131
Toll Free: (888) 527 -3828

FAX: (786) 953-8404


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Last Updated on:: 06 / 22 / 2016
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BSFT listed on the OJJDP Strategic Planning Tool: http://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/SPT/Programs/44


BSFT description on the Office of Justice Programs website CrimeSolution:http://www.crimesolutions.gov/ProgramDetails.aspx?ID=245


BSFT description on the Childtrends website: http://www.childtrends.org/?programs=10979


BSFT described as a proven effective therapy model in the publication Cutting Repeat Crimes by Juvenile Offenders (page 23) published by the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids organization: 



BSFT listed on "Miami Matters", an initiative of the Health Council of South Florida :http://www.miamidadematters.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=PromisePractice&file=promisePractice&pid=878


BSFT listed on Health Matters in San Francisco: http://www.healthmattersinsf.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=PromisePractice&file=promisePractice&pid=878


BSFT on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) relaunched Model Programs Guide:



BSFT listed on the National Dropout Prevention Center, http://ndpc-web.clemson.edu/modelprograms/show_program.php?pid=82

BSFT on SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence Based Programs


BSFT  2009 SAMHSA award-winning program description on the Carroll County Youth Service Bureau, Maryland, 


BSFT description on Criminal Justice Institute, the University of Arkansas, Safe Schools Initiative - "Dropout Prevention Database" http://www.arsafeschools.com/Detail.aspx?id=34


BSFT description on Healthy Communities Institute and Affiliates, Marin County,


BRIEF STRATEGIC FAMILY THERAPY WITH CHINESE AMERICANS, The American Journal of Family Therapy: Author proposes “Eight aspects of brief strategic family therapy are proposed as consistent with Chinese American families”


BSFT selected as a “Best Practices” , Indian Health Services, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services



BSFT referenced in the California Evidence Based Clearinghouseat: 



Brief Strategic Family Therapy listed under: Examples of Promising Behavioral Therapies for Patients With Comorbid Conditions-- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):http://www.drugabuse.gov/researchreports/comorbidity/treatment.html

BSFT selected by the National Institute on Drug Abuse as the adolescent treatment to be featured in their Treatment Manual Serieshttp://www.drugabuse.gov/TXManuals/bsft/bsftindex.html


BSFT success in treating Bullying Girls is referenced in Karger, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics,

Changes after Brief Strategic Family Therapy: A Randomized, Prospective, Controlled Trial with One-Year Follow-Up, 2006