Family Assessment & Community Enhancement (FACE)

The Family Assessment and Community Enhancement (FACE) Program serves children and families in need of supportive, structured, and therapeutic interventions throughout the Newburgh and Poughkeepsie areas.

FACE is a voluntary, community-based program. Adolescent Boys Studying

FACE works with families using a Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model (TF-CBT). TF-CBT addresses the emotional and behavioral symptoms of traumatized individuals through the following components:

  • Psycho-educational approach to improve parenting skills that address negative behaviors
  • Empowering families to control their anxiety and teaching relaxation techniques
  • Techniques to recognize, discuss, and control emotional expression and regulation
  • Helping children and families understand how their thoughts create their emotional responses