Family Centered Treatment – Recovery

Feedback from Families We Serve

"I have hope for the future because my broken family in on the mend...Thank God for Norque!"
Mother of 4 Children
“I didn’t realize how empathetic I already was or that I could get better at it like I have.”
15 year-old granddaughter

SPARC practitioners are keeping families together and reuniting disrupted families through intensive home-based family therapy called Family Centered Treatment (FCT). With FCT and Family Centered Treatment Recovery which addresses parental substance misuse, we not only have the opportunity to directly improve the outcomes for current families, but also for generations to come as children see a positive shift in their family system and carry that into their future families.
Family Centered Treatment supports families experiencing difficulties associated with child abuse, neglect, juvenile delinquency, child or parental developmental disabilities or mental health problems. A certified SPARC practitioner provides in-home, intensive services to children and parents addressing family functioning and individual and generational traumas that have  previously gone unaddressed.

Family Centered Treatment Recovery (FCTR) layers the evidence based, in-home treatment model of Family Centered Treatment with sobriety support and interventions when there is substance misuse by a parent. SPARC Foundation’s Executive Director, Jackie Latek explains, “Failure to address the underlying, progressive disease of addiction in families has contributed to generational cycles of dysfunction, trauma and displacement for children. Our mission at SPARC is to keep people out of institutional care. We not only believe a home-based model for recovery and healing is possible, we now have years of data informing our work and commitment to families.”

The SPARC Foundation has a team of licensed clinicians, peer support specialists and addiction specialists leading our FCT and FCTR programs; now serving families in Buncombe, Transylvania and Henderson Counties. Contact SPARC’s FCT/FCTR Team for more information or to make a referral. 

Which families are appropriate for FCT:

Families with a child with behavioral and/or emotional needs that prohibits the child’s ability to remain in school or in their community.
These families are experiencing:

  • A Child(ren) reentering their family home from residential placement
  • Potential removal of children from the home
  • Multiple children in multiple placements
  • A history of poor outcomes from prior mental health services
  • A child who is a Juvenile Offender who has required residential placement or crisis services
    What services are provided:
  • Therapeutic interventions focused on family functioning
  • Trauma informed interventions
  •  Experiential based session
  •  24 hour crisis response
  • Case Management
  • Recovery and peer support, as needed

Feedback from Families We Serve

“We might not say it enough, but Family Centered Treatment has given us a different experience, especially in the way we show empathy with each other, which has helped us communicate better, even when we’re hurt and angry.”
Grandmother of 3
“If you saw how we interact with each other now compared to just a few months ago, you would hardly believe the difference.”
Mother of 3 children