Mental Health Treatment for Medicaid Youth
Weber Human Services is committed to providing research-based treatments to clients served. Each of the treatments listed below have been thoroughly tested in multiple research settings and been shown to improve the mental health and/or substance use symptoms and problems for which they were developed.
Adolescent Aggression and Behavior Problems
Alternative Response Training (ART)
What is ART? A treatment that supports problem-solving and anger control behaviors for youth.
Who benefits from ART? Youth ages 12 – 18 with aggressive, impulsive, or other behavior problems.
How is ART delivered? In a group therapy setting.
How often and how long should I participate in ART? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend therapy groups 3 times per week for 10 weeks.
Adolescent and Childhood Trauma
Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
What is TF-CBT? A treatment that helps children and youth respond to the negative effects of traumatic experiences, including letting go of bad memories, overcoming problem thinking and behaviors, and learning how to get along with others.
Who benefits from TF-CBT? Children and youth ages 3 – 18 with post-traumatic stress symptoms.
How is TF-CBT delivered? In individual and family therapy setting.
How often and how long should I participate in TF-CBT? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend weekly individual and family therapy for 16 weeks.
Children’s Behavior Problems
What is 1-2-3 Magic? A parenting strategy that helps children control negative behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthens child-parent relationships.
Who benefits from 1-2-3 Magic? Children ages 2 – 12 who are impulsive, inattentive, oppositional, and struggle with parental limits.
How is 1-2-3 Magic delivered? In a group therapy setting.
How often and how long should I participate in 1-2-3 Magic? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend weekly group therapy sessions for 4 weeks
Children and Teen Anxiety, Depression, and Conduct Problems
Modular Approach to Treating Children with Anxiety, Depression, Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADC)
What is MATCH-ADC? An individualized treatment for children and teens experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression, or who are having difficulty controlling their behavior.
Who benefits from MATCH-ADC? Children and youth ages 6 – 16 who are have moderate to severe anxiety, depression, or behavior problems.
How is MATCH-ADC delivered? In individual and family therapy settings.
How often and how long should I participate in MATCH-ADC? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend weekly individual and family counseling sessions for 18 weeks.