Find resources and information on promising practices in treatment foster care.
The 50 State CHARTBOOK on Foster Care
Boston University School of Social Work
Provides data on current foster care programs, policies, and financing for every State and the District of Columbia, with a particular emphasis on therapeutic foster care. It also highlights innovative initiatives and best practices being implemented in states throughout the country.
Evidence-Based Practices Resources Center
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Lists organizations' websites that cover evidence-based practices in mental health treatment.
Therapeutic Foster Care: Exceptional Care for Complex, Trauma-Impacted Youth in Foster Care(PDF - 591 KB)
State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center
Outlines the definition, best practices, and challenges of therapeutic or treatment foster care.
What is Treatment Foster Care?
Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA)
Defines treatment foster care, providing information on the difference between treatment foster care and traditional foster care. Find more information on treatment foster care in the various FFTA Publications, including Implementing Evidence-based Practice in Treatment foster Care: A Resource Guide (PDF - 1,045 KB)