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FOCUS Provider

Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS) is a resiliency training program for families with children and couples facing adversity and traumatic stress across a variety of situations. It allows families to build their own story about their life experiences and learn key skills that support resilience. Learn more about FOCUS here! The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center offers training in the FOCUS Model to community providers throughout the US. Below is listing of agencies that provide FOCUS followed by a list of individual providers that have been certified in providing FOCUS to Families.

Find an Agency

sort descending Street City State / Province Country Phone
Children's Research Triangle
70 E Lake St. Suite 1300 Chicago IL United States 312-726-4011
Children’s Research Triangle
70 E Lake St Suite 1300 Chicago IL United States (312) 726-4011
Clear Path for Veterans
1223 Salt Springs Rd. Chittenango NY United States 315-687-3300
Coastal API Family MHC
14112 s. Kingsley Drive Gardena CA United States 310-217-7312
Community Health Initiatives
1512 Grand Avenue Suite 115 Glenwood Springs CO United States 970-948-5339
Department of Mental Health ASOC: Valor-TB
550 S. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles CA United States 213-804-5139
Didi Hirsch - Glendale
1540 E. Colorado Blvd. Glendale CA United States 818-244-7257
Didi Hirsch - Inglewood
323 N. Prarie Ave. Suite 400 Inglewood CA United States 310-677-7808
Didi Hirsch - Metro Site
672 S. Lafayette Park Pl. Suite 6 Los Angeles CA United States 213-381-3626
Didi Hirsch - Taper Site
1328 W. Machester Ave. Los Angeles CA United States 323-778-9593


Certification in the FOCUS model requires successful completion of FOCUS with multiple families and participation in ongoing consultation with the UCLA NFRC Trainers. We would like to congratulate the following individuals on becoming certified in FOCUS for Families, FOCUS for Couples, and/or FOCUS Skill Building Groups.

Name Type
Adrine Babakhanyan FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Alejandra Aceves FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Alexa Gonzales FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Alexis Cooperman SBGs for Child/Adolescents
Alicia Perez FOCUS for Families
Alina Antonyants SBGs for Child/Adolescents
Allison Nilsson FOCUS for Families & FOCUS for Couples
Allison Patch FOCUS for Families
Alysha McCuistion FOCUS for Families
Amanda Cross SBGs for Child/Adolescents
Amy Hammond SBGs for Child/Adolescents
Amy Nash FOCUS for Families & FOCUS for Couples
Ana Arias FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Ana Milanes SBGs for Child/Adolescents
Ana Sanchez Marroquin FOCUS for Families
Andrea Hernandez SBGs for Child/Adolescents
Andrea Saavedra FOCUS for Families
Angel Barrios FOCUS for Families
Angela Nicholson FOCUS for Families
Angela Nicholson FOCUS for Families
Anisa Reid FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Anita Kwan FOCUS for Families
Anne Foy SBGs for Child/Adolescents
Annie Beck FOCUS for Families & FOCUS for Couples
April McBride FOCUS for Families & FOCUS for Couples
Aron Powers FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Ashley Canas FOCUS for Families
Astrid Topete FOCUS for Families
Aurielle Zeitler FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Averi Keith FOCUS Resilience Curriculum
Aviana Garcia FOCUS Resilience Curriculum LAUSD Trainer
Aviana Garcia SBGs for Child/Adolescents