Female Trauma Recovery Program

The Female Trauma Recovery (FTR) Program is a specialized treatment program to assist female inmates who have experienced the trauma of sexual abuse. The program utilizes the Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model, which is an evidence-based approach to treatment of trauma issues in women. Other issues addressed are substance use, parenting, health issues, and building interpersonal and resource networks. Upon completion of the program, assigned staff will evaluate, assess, and develop an aftercare plan for participants with ongoing treatment needs.

Program Population: 

Incarcerated women (voluntary).

Program Capacity: 

16 women at any given time.

Program Funding Source: 

New York State Department of Correctional Services

Start Date Year: 
250 Harris Road
Bedford Hills
New York
Agency Name: 
Taconic Correctional Facility