Gloucestershire Functional Families Team
Gloucestershire Functional Families Team (GFFT) are based at Windsor House in Gloucester, providing a countywide service using the Functional Family Therapy (FFT) model.
FFT is an evidence based, short-term (between 8-20 sessions/ over 3-6 months) therapeutic family intervention, with an over-arching focus on relationships. GFFT works with young people at risk of entrenched offending behaviour or on the edge of care by addressing unhelpful patterns through positive change.
• Age 10-17
• Edge of Care or youth offending
• Living at home
• Actively psychotic or actively suicidal
• Primary referral reason sexually harmful behaviour/sexual offending
• Living away from home
• Difficult Family relationships
• Substance misuse
• Child Sexual Exploitation
• Truancy/poor school attendance
• Running away
Functional Family Therapy is a strength based programme designed to increase hope, communication and supportiveness while decreasing blame, negativity and dysfunctional patterns of behaviour. Individual interventions are targeted for change based on unique challenges, diverse qualities and strengths of each family. Behaviour change is planned in alignment with the specific risk and protective factor profile of each family.
Layla Betteridge Team Managers office phone - 01452 427489
- Jordan’s Brook House
Jordan’s Brook House
North Upton Lane
- GL4 3TL
- Additional Charges
- Referral required
- Referral Details
For further information or to make a referral, please contact the GFF Team on 01452 371672 or email FFTreferrals@gloucestershire.gov.uk.