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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it really depends where their placed? how old they are? and how many homes have they been too? as for me i wouldn't say fostercare is the best,i don't like it, i would preffer to
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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....
Regular foster care is for children of any age who are unable to be cared for by their parents for a variety of reasons. It is usually organised through the Social Work Departments
http://www.timewisefostering.ie/index.php?contenti...
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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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