What is multidimensional treatment in foster care?

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Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care is a program that takes in children with very challenging behavioural patterns and have experienced multiple placement breakdowns. They live with trained foster parents who are supported all the time by professionals from health, education and social care.
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Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) is a cost-effective alternative to regular foster care, group or residential treatment and incarceration for adolescents who have problems
http://www.yimaine.org/community-supports/multidim...
MTFC is for youth, ages 12-17, who are currently living in a group home AND have a permanent placement that would be available to them—were it not for their severe behavior
http://dcfs.co.la.ca.us/katieA/mental_health/imhs....
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MTFC is a cost-effective alternative to regular foster care, group or residential treatment, and incarceration for youth who have problems with chronic disruptive behavior. The evidence of positive outcomes from this unique multi-modal treatment approach is compelling.
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