The Seven Challenges – Brief™, also known as ”Brief Challenges”, is the brief therapy version of The Seven Challenges®, which is listed on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
Brief Challenges is designed for youth who have a known or suspected drug problem, and is used in individual sessions lasting approximately one hour each. Brief Challenges is designed to serve three functions:
- Assessment of drug and co-occurring problems
- Brief therapy intervention for drug problems
- Support in responding to external pressures for abstinence