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Therapeutic Foster Care: Exceptional Care for Complex, Trauma-Impacted Youth in Foster Care

Child Abuse & Neglect

Therapeutic Foster Care: Exceptional Care for Complex, Trauma-Impacted Youth in Foster CareWe’re pleased to share with you the latest in a series of upcoming policy briefs, Therapeutic Foster Care: Exceptional Care for Complex, Trauma-Impacted Youth in Foster Care. Authored by Laura Boyd, Ph.D, Public Policy and Government Relations Consultant for the Foster Family-based Treatment Association, it highlights the promising practice of therapeutic, or treatment foster care (TFC) and its success in delivering services to foster youth with severe mental, emotional, or behavioral health needs or for medically fragile or developmentally delayed youth whose physical and emotional health needs require more intensive clinical and medical intervention than can be accommodated in traditional foster care.

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