FFT Partners is now listed as a recognized training resource on the National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions website along with FFT Partners’ Thomas L. Sexton, Ph.D, ABPP,  who is listed as one of the model developers of FFT.

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Program Profile: Functional Family Therapy (FFT)

CrimeSolutions is a central resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Its purpose is to assist in practical decision making and program implementation by gathering information on justice-related programs and practices and reviewing evaluation and meta-analysis research against standard criteria.

FFT Partners provides training in the Functional Family Therapy model to states, agencies and organizations around the world. FFT Partners uses the most current training methods to provide both knowledge-based training and on-site training to translate knowledge into actual practice. We work closely with agencies and therapists to provide evidence-based treatment using our unique Care4 measurement feedback system.

Dr. Sexton, a Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, is a renowned expert on family-based treatment interventions and one of the model developers of Functional Family Therapy (FFT, FFT-Foster Care & FFT-TCM), evidence-based family therapy programs for families in the justice, mental health and child welfare systems. He has authored or co-authored ten books, over thirty book chapters, and fifty articles published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Sexton is the author of Functional Family Therapy in Clinical Practice (2010) and the Handbook of Family Therapy (2003 & 2015). He serves as Editor for the Journal of Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Diplomate in Couple and Family Psychology (ABPP). 

In 1999, Sexton & Alexander published the first publication of FFT for OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention ( 

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