Intensive Family Preservation Services

We provide time-limited family preservation interventions for children and adolescents who are at risk of serious emotional disturbance. Services are typically provided in the home and include emergency response and crisis management; individual and family counseling; life, parenting, and communication skills; and case management and coordination with other services.

Intensive Family Preservation Service (IFPS)

We provide time-limited family preservation interventions for children and adolescents who are at risk of serious emotional disturbance. Services are typically provided in the home and include emergency response and crisis management; individual and family counseling; life, parenting, and communication skills; and case management and coordination with other services.

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What is the Intensive Family Preservation Service?

Intensive Family Preservation Services include family preservation interventions for children and adolescents who are at-risk of serious emotional disturbance, including individuals who also have an intellectual disability diagnosis. The IFPS is usually time-limited and is provided typically but not solely in the residence of an individual. The service includes emergency response; crisis treatment; individual and family counseling; life, parenting, and communication skills; and case management and coordination with other services.

How often do we meet with clients? We typically provide IFPS sessions between 1 to 3 times per week which average roughly three hours per session over the period of services. Services are requested and/or authorized by the family and the family’s case manager at the Department of Family Services if the services are covered by Children Services Act funding.

Where do we meet with clients? Typically, services are provided in the residence of the individual or in the community.

Eligibility Criteria – Which people can we serve? Eligibility is determined by the family’s case manager at the Department of Family Services or the Community Services Board if the services are covered by Children’s Services Act funding.

Exclusions regarding who can be served? Exclusion criteria is determined by the family’s case manager at the Department of Family Services or the Community Services Board if the services are covered by Children’s Services Act funding.

Accepted Methods of Payment

  • Self-Pay
  • Children’s Services Act (CSA) - Fairfax-Falls Church and Rappahannock

General Questions

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