was created in 1995 by Thom Garfat Ph.D. to respond to the need for
consultation, training and program development for individuals, teams,
organizations and governments responsible for treatment services to
troubled youth and their families.
is committed to the enhancement of quality services for children, youth,
and families through the provision of services grounded in the
experience of effective daily care-giving.
Based on extensive
experience and award winning research into effective interventions with
troubled youth and families, TransformAction offers:
training and knowledge acquisition for those who work with troubled
children, youth and their families;
consultation in either specific program and team issues or with
to the provision of specific treatment for a youth and/or family;
program reviews which will result in an action plan for future
development, design or enhancement.
The services of
TransformAction are based on an interactive, relationship-based practice within which all participants are seen as important
contributors to the final outcome of the services.
which are provided model effective relationship-based practice in working with
troubled youth and families. Because of this philosophy, services
(training, consultation and program review) are specifically designed to
meet the demands of the individual, agency or organization which
requires them. The focus, however, is always on action, in the belief
that it is action which facilitates change.
The services of
TransformAction may be offered in a short intensive format (e.g., a few
days), or over a longer period (e.g., a few days each month). Costs vary
depending on the project, and the extent of the consultation. For
extended consultations, support is also offered on an on-going basis
through e-mail and/or telephone, between meetings.
TransformAction can help you enhance the
quality of service you offer.