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May 2011Vol. 12, No. 4Resource Guide for Treatment Foster Care Practice

The Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA) has developed the FFTA Resource Guide on Practice Approaches in Treatment Foster Care, an online guide that includes nearly 40 intervention methods and practices that are achieving results in treatment foster care programs and other family-based services. Treatment foster care refers to the combination of a nurturing and therapeutic family environment with the active and structured treatment associated with residential care.

Each submission in the new resource guide includes such program descriptors as target population, focus of intervention, text describing the program, outcomes, reference materials, website, and more. The FFTA intends to continue to add to the guide as it learns of more programs.

The guide can be viewed two ways: