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ATLAS Functional Family Therapy

COLLABORATION LAUNCHED IN 2020, BETWEEN THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY (“ONS”) AND UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY (“UWNYC”). THE MISSION OF ATLAS IS TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND TO ENHANCE THE CAPACITY OF COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS (CBOS) TO SERVE PEOPLE AT THE HIGHEST RISK OF COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INVOLVEMENT. THE POPULATION SERVED BY ATLAS PROGRAMMING TYPICALLY HAVE ONE OR MORE OPEN COURT CASES, HAVE WITNESSED OR EXPERIENCED VIOLENCE IN THEIR OWN LIVES, AND HAVE EXPERIENCED OTHER TRAUMA THAT IMPACTS THEIR SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL, AND MENTAL HEALTH. TO REACH PEOPLE AT THIS ELEVATED LEVEL OF RISK AND TRAUMA, ATLAS PARTNERS WITH CBOS THAT HAVE CREDIBILITY AND REACH IN THEIR COMMUNITIES TO BE A BRIDGE FOR PEOPLE TO ENGAGE IN TRANSFORMATIVE THERAPEUTIC SERVICES. ATLAS VIOLENCE PREVENTION SERVICES ARE ALWAYS FREE AND VOLUNTARY. ATLAS PARTNERS IMPLEMENT EVIDENCE-BASED VIOLENCE INTERVENTION MODELS FOR PEOPLE ACROSS THEIR LIFE COURSE. ATLAS PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS (18 TO 22 YEARS OLD) ARE BASED ON THE FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY (FFT) MODEL, WHICH INCORPORATES A PARTICIPANT'S CLOSEST LOVED ONES INTO THE CHANGE AND GROWTH PROCESS.

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