Evidence-Based Treatment

Modular approach to therapy for children with anxiety, depression, trauma or conduct problems (MATCH-ADTC)


A Bold Redesign of Evidence-Based Treatment for Children and Youth With Complex Mental and Behavioral Health Issues

Extensively tested in multiple clinical trials, this innovative system provides a wealth of well-organized resources that can be easily adapted for a diverse array of children and problems.

How Does MATCH-ADTC Work?

MATCH-ADTC Combines 33 Procedures Drawn From the Most Successful Evidence-Based Treatments Into a Single, Flexible System.

Users start by selecting the primary clinical target area for treatment: anxiety, depression, trauma, or conduct. The MATCH-ADTC protocol then guides providers through well-organized resources to address the primary clinical target while deftly responding to a diverse array of therapeutic roadblocks, such as comorbid problems or unexpected life stressors.

MATCH-ADTC includes the following:


It is designed for providers and organizations that serve youth and families coping with  anxiety, depression, trauma, or conduct problems.

Users include:

Sectors include:

Key Benefits of MATCH-ADTC

MATCH-ADTC allows providers to treat youth and families with comorbid concerns related to anxiety, depression, trauma, or conduct using a single, modular evidence-based program.

Benefits for providers:

Benefits for children and adolescents:


Get Online Access

The MATCH-ADTC Online Subscription provides access to the MATCH-ADTC Protocol including a full downloadable PDF of the complete manual to use at any time.

Subscription Includes:

MATCH-ADTC Protocols

This is a psychosocial treatment package designed for use with families of youth aged at least 5 years old experiencing problems with anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, or disruptive behavior. The package consists of a guiding protocol for each primary problem and 33 practice modules. Each practice module includes a procedural guide for therapists along with worksheets, handouts, and assessment records for youth and their families. The protocol is available as an online interactive resource or in hard copy book format.

Guide service delivery with these MATCH-ADTC resources:

$94 for a 1-year online subscription


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The hard copy version of MATCH-ADTC includes all of the same content as the online subscription.

Compare MAP and MATCH-ADTC

MAP is a suite of primary support tools, while MATCH-ADTC is a modular evidence-based treatment protocol.

What is it?


  • A coordinated system of tools and resources that form a treatment building framework
  • A pool of knowledge, rather than a single piece of information
  • Continuously expanding as the field advances


  • An evidence-based treatment protocol for childhood anxiety, depression, trauma, and conduct problems

What is it not?


  • A standalone evidence-based theory program
  • Exclusive to a particular EBT or measurement model
  • Designed to replace an existing EBT already in place
  • A closed system


  • Designed to treat a single clinical problem
  • Interventions do not follow a lock step order

What is included?


  • PWEBS (research database)
  • Practitioner Guides
  • Clinical Dashboards for progress tracking


  • Step-by-step instructions for 33 therapy procedures, including in-session activities and example scripts
  • Worksheets, handouts, and monitoring forms for youth and caregivers
  • Comprehensive flowcharts to guide the process of care

Who does it treat?


  • Youths aged birth – 18


  • Youths aged 5 – 15

What does it treat?


  • Anxiety
  • Attention disorders
  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Eating disorders
  • Elimination
  • Mania 
  • Psychosis
  • Substance abuse
  • Trauma
  • Suicidality


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Conduct issues

Frequency of sessions


  • As determined collaboratively by the provider and client


  • As determined collaboratively by the provider and client


MATCH-ADTC Professional Development Training Program

The MATCH-ADTC Professional Development Training Program provides mental health professionals with many options to learn and use the MATCH-ADTC depending on their role and purpose. Our train-the-trainer model provides excellent career advancement opportunities by allowing providers to train other professionals within the organization thereby reducing costs in workplace development.

Direct Services Training Series

The MATCH-ADTC Direct Services Training Series teaches mental health professionals to use the MATCH-ADTC program to improve their direct care to clients. The program’s primary aim is for professionals to develop proficiency in the selection, organization, and delivery of the common practices included in the MATCH-ADTC program.

This series satisfies a prerequisite for the MATCH-ADTC Supervision and Consultation Training Series.

Training includes:

Supervision & Consultation Training Series

The MATCH-ADTC Supervision and Consultation Training Series teaches MATCH-ADTC Therapists to provide supervision and consultation to other professionals using the MATCH-ADTC system.

The program’s primary aims are for professionals to acquire proficiency in (a) developing direct service professionals using the MATCH-ADTC Direct Services curriculum, (b) improving the processes of direct service, and (c) delivering supervision and consultation services using the MATCH-ADTC system.

Training includes:

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Creators of MATCH-ADTC

Bruce F. Chorpita, Ph.D.

John R. Weisz, Ph.D., ABPP

Chorpita, B. F., & Weisz, J. R. (2009). Modular approach to therapy for children with anxiety, depression, trauma, or conduct problems (MATCH-ADTC).
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