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Program Description

STAND Family Counseling consists of 10 weekly sessions of behavioral family therapy. These sessions usually last 60 minutes and are held with the parent, adolescent, and a counselor.

Our Goals

  • Teach organization, time management, and planning skills
  • Reduce parent-adolescent conflict at homework time
  • Help parents create structure in the home setting
  • Show adolescents how to build and maintain a daily routine
  • Promote independence through accountability and limit-setting
  • Guide parents and adolescents to effectively communicate with teachers


STAND is now available in 3 community locations

STAND is now available as a clinic-based or home-based service for students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Contact one of these three locations to find out more.

Switchboard of Miami Family Counseling Services Division

7412 Sunset Drive

Miami, FL 33145

(305) 740-8998


PsychSolutions, Inc.

700 S. Royal Poinciana Blvd, Suite 300

Miami Springs, FL 33166

(305) 668-9000


Institute for Child and Family Health, Inc. (ICFH)- Sunset Unit

9380 Sunset Drive

Miami, FL 33173

(305-) 274-3172


Not a Miami-Dade County Public School student? STAND is offered at FIU to any student in 6th – 12th grade. The cost of the program is $70 per session. Families may qualify for financial assistance.

Don’t Live in South Florida?: STAND Family Counseling services are offered through secure video conferencing to English and Spanish speaking families in any geographic location with access to high speed internet and a webcam.