Bonneville Butte Bingham
3B Detention & Treatment
C E N T E R
Family Therapy is most often completed via phone conference / Skype (in person when possible) twice each month. Family Counseling
is meant to engage the family in the client’s treatment. Parents, guardians, and family members work together to create change and
growth. Family counseling focuses on bridging the transition gap between treatment and placement - by preparing the resident and caregiver
during family sessions and home visits.
Family Therapy is designed to facilitate the family in recognizing and understanding family
problems and conflicts that contribute to the client’s problems outlined in his treatment plan. The program offers families goal directed
treatment planning for the resident specified for the individual needs in: education, acquisition of skills, and treatment team support.
Parents are expected to participate in program activities, counseling and treatment planning. Family Counseling provides the parenting
skills for utilization in daily living and in crisis. Juveniles without family resources work with adult mentors for role modeling
The Therapist challenges old believes and possible enabling systems. The Therapist introduces new behavior that provides
structure and boundaries enabling residents to adhere to a regular daily lifestyle that minimizes craving for drugs, pornography and
other criminal behaviors.