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Promising Program Seal

Familias Unidas™

Blueprints Program Rating: Promising

A family-based intervention to promote protection against, and reduce risk for, behavior problems, illicit drug use, alcohol use, cigarette use, and unsafe sexual behavior in Hispanic youth and adolescents.

Initial Training and Technical Assistance

Training is included in the Implementation Package, which costs $50,000 to train 10 participants. There are additional costs for more trainees. Travel is included.

Curriculum and Materials

Included in the Implementation Package.

Licensing

None.

Other Start-Up Costs

None.

Ongoing Curriculum and Materials

Included in the Implementation Package.

Staffing

Implementation of the intervention requires Spanish-speaking, bicultural facilitators with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in psychology and three years of clinical experience or a master’s degree and one year of clinical experience.

Other Implementation Costs

None.

Ongoing Training and Technical Assistance

Included in the Implementation Package.

Fidelity Monitoring and Evaluation

Included in the Implementation Package.

Ongoing License Fees

None.

Year One Cost Example

Total Year One Cost
$100,000

For a small school system with 20 guidance counselors to implement Familias Unidas, the cost would be $100,000 to train and supply two groups of 10 counselors.