explanation of the practice according to virginia satir family therapy is necessary to address family pain and healing to family wounds. family therapy is a form of treatment that is designed to address specific issues affecting the health and functioning of a family. across the 7 treatment components according to danielson et al. 2012 the risk reduction through family therapy rrft is devised into 7 components: psycho-education coping family communication substance abuse ptsd healthy dating and sexual decision making and victimization risk 60-90 minute sessions with adolescents and caregivers. family therapy can be used as a family problem in family members with family therapy in 2014 Family Therapy 2014 Family Therapy: Family Dr Michaela Herkov 2016 This type of therapy can not be addressed or solved successfully without understanding the dynamics of the group. techniques and exercises from cognitive therapy interpersonal therapy behavioral therapy or any other type of individual therapy. therefore the techniques will depend on the specific problems the clients present with. emotional and behavioral problems. according to herkov 2016 childrens problems do not exist in a vacuum; they exist in the context of the family. the reason behind this pilot is a study of the feasibility and efficiency of reducing substance use risk and trauma-related mental health problems among sexually assaulted adolescents in which risk reduction