Trauma-Focused Coping (TFC)

Scientific Rating:
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Trauma-Focused Coping (TFC) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Trauma-Focused Coping (TFC) as listed below:

The prework tool is the Organizational Readiness and Capacity Assessment developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) which is done with agency/school staff.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of Trauma-Focused Coping (TFC) as listed below:

Duke's Evidence-Based Practice Center or the Center for Child and Family Health (CCFH) would be able to provide the platform via a Learning Collaborative, clinical consultation, and/or implementation consultation. Based on the interest and needs of the requesting agency, school, or organization, training packages can be offered that center primarily around clinical workshops with accompanying training materials and clinical consultation calls, with additional consultation available that works with administrative leadership and focuses on key implementation drivers. Larger scale trainings of at least 5 agencies can consider use of a Learning Collaborative which involves 2-3 face to face sessions, cross-collaborative activities, and progress-monitoring metrics.

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Trauma-Focused Coping (TFC) as listed below:

In the implementation manual, there is a Trauma Focused Coping Fidelity Checklist measure that supervisors and/or clinicians can use for each session and total fidelity at the end.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for Trauma-Focused Coping (TFC) as listed below:

An implementation manual has been created and has sections for Program Administrators, School Teams, Clinical Supervisors, and prework on obtaining buy-in within and outside schools /agencies along with information on what it takes to make implementation successful. It is available from the developer (see contact information at end of entry).

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Trauma-Focused Coping (TFC).