Oregon Model of Behavior Family Therapy
Name of Model
The Oregon Model of Behavior Family Therapy
Parent Management Training Model; The Family Check-Up Model; Treatment Foster Care Model
The Oregon Model of Behavior Family Therapy includes various intervention strategies that work to address and manage problem behaviors in children and adolescents as well as to assist parents in managing these behaviors. A core feature of the Oregon Model is its emphasis on “supporting the behavior management skills of care giving adults, including both daily social interactions processes (e.g., reinforcement patterns) but also improving and tracking and monitoring of children’s behavior” (p. 2, Dishion et al. 2016). The Oregon Model is based on three integrated theories of behavioral family therapy which were each orientated within the system. These models include the Parent Management Training – Oregon Model (PMTO), the Family Check-Up (FCU), and the Treatment Foster Care Oregon Model (TFCO). These models in...
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