Organization: Safe Horizon
Project: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
Location: New York, New York
Target Group: Child Victims of Abuse
Safe Horizon (New York, NY) is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization and seeks to empower victims to move from crisis to confidence through case management, advocacy, guidance and support. Safe Horizon offers services through 18 programs at more than 50 sites throughout New York City, and its target groups include victims of child abuse, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes.
In 2018, Safe Horizon leverage its nearly 30 years of experience providing evidence-based, trauma-informed treatment for child victims of crime and abuse at its Brooklyn-based mental health Counseling Center to provide an improved approach to children who replicate the sexual abuse that was perpetrated on them with other children. Safe Horizon uses Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), a widely-disseminated evidence-based model for treating children with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), for use with children who reenact sexual abuse.