Welcome to CHDI's Evidence-Based Practices Directory

This directory lists providers of some evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children. The following practices are available:
Practice Model Appropriate for Age Range Format
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) Distress caused by violence, abuse, or other trauma 7-17 Group-based; School-based
Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and/or Conduct Problems (MATCH) Anxiety, depression, behavior problems, and/or trauma 6-15 Individual; clinic-based
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Distress caused by violence, abuse, sexual abuse, or other trauma 3-17 Individual (caregiver preferred); clinic-based
Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) Distress caused by trauma and chronic stress leading to complex trauma 0-21 Individual and Caregiver; clinic-based
Bounce Back Distress caused by violence, abuse, or other trauma 5-11 Group-based, school-based

Find an Evidence-Based Practice Provider

Location:   Maximum Distance:
Practice Models:

Directions: In the “Find an Evidence-Based Practice Provider”, please:
1. Enter one of the following: your address, your zip code, or your city and state in the “Location” field.
2. Enter the farthest distance you are willing to travel to a provider in the “Maximum distance” field.
3. Select one or more evidence-based practice models you are interested in.
4. Click the Search button.
After clicking the Search button, a map will appear with a list of the evidence-based practice providers closest to you.
DISCLAIMER: As a public service, CHDI has developed a list of the names and contact information of mental health professionals who are completed basic training in these practices. Neither CHDI, its partner agencies, nor its funding organizations provide official endorsement of the professionals included on our roster. This listing of professionals is available for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace consultation with your physician or mental health professional. The views and opinions of professionals listed on this site do not necessarily reflect those of CHDI, its partner agencies, or its funding organizations. This directory is not an endorsement of any agency, clinician, or provider. This list is not exhaustive, and other evidence-based practices are available through individual agencies.
The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) improves the health and well-being of Connecticut’s children by advancing effective policies, stronger systems, and innovative practices. Learn more about their work at www.chdi.org

KidsMentalHealthInfo.com was developed by CHDI to help parents and caregivers understand their child’s mental health issues. The website includes: local and national resources, sections on child trauma, mental health in schools, evidence-based practices and infant mental health, as well as a searchable directory of providers offering some of the evidence-based practices available in Connecticut.