Putting Families at the Forefront

The family-focused model pioneered by ICAP serves as a foundation for the design of all of its programs. This approach recognizes that health threats affect not only the individual, but also families and communities. ICAP programs focus on preventing illness, identifying those in need of counseling and testing, expanding access to prevention and clinical services, providing psychosocial and adherence support, and promoting patient empowerment and community engagement. A multidisciplinary framework is embraced as a fundamental necessity for effectively meeting both the health and psychosocial needs of patients and families. Distinctive features of ICAP’s model of care include: