TYPE OF FOSTER CARE:
Therapeutic Foster Care
Therapeutic foster care is a distinct, powerful, and unique model of care that provides children with a combination of the best elements of traditional foster care and residential treatments centers. In Therapeutic Foster care, the positive aspects of the nurturing and therapeutic family environments are combined with active and structured treatment. Therapeutic foster programs provide a clinically effective and cost-effective way, individualized and intensive treatment for children adolescents who would otherwise be placed in institutional settings.
Children are referred to Therapeutic Foster care programs to address their serious levels of emotional and behavioral needs. Therapeutic Foster Care is active and structured and occurs in the foster family home.
Below you find a list of agencies that specialize in Therapeutic Foster Care.