4.1 Family Intervention for Youth


Conference Presentation | July 26, 2012

Files: The Bridge for Youth by Daniel Pfarr (PDF | 324 KB | 13 slides) FTIP: Family Therapy Intervention Pilot by Jennifer Gunnell (PDF | 248 KB | 9 slides)

Family intervention is a strategy used to link unaccompanied runaway and homeless youth, regardless of age, to their family. This workshop will explore family reunification, one of the primary strategies used to keep families together, as well as family connection and aftercare services.

The powerpoint presentations for this workshop are available for download above.


  • Jennifer Gunnell, SCO Family of Services, Brooklyn, NY
  • Gregory Lewis, True Colors Fund, New York, NY (Moderator)
  • Daniel Pfarr, Bridge for Youth, Minneapolis, MN
  • AndrĂ© Wade, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Washington, DC