FSA – Seeking Safety (Women), Seeking Strength (Men) 2022

Learn more, as this is part of The First Step Act

Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide,  1/2022 Seeking Safety is a present-focused, evidence-based approach to treating trauma symptoms and substance use concurrently. It is based on the premise that healing from each disorder requires attention to both disorders. This intervention teaches inmates to manage and decrease symptoms and gain control over both disorders by addressing current life problems.

The Seeking Safety (for women) curriculum changes its name to, Seeking Strength (for men) at Male Institutions, to encourage participation among male inmates.

This group is 12-15 sessions.


Time Frame
Hours This program is typically completed in 15 hours.
Needs Addressed Antisocial Peers, Cognitions, Mental Health, Substance Use, and Trauma
Program Delivery To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, Seeking Safety must be delivered by Psychology Services staff.
Institution Locations Available at all BOP institutions.