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Troubled Youth in Treatment Homes

A Handbook of Therapeutic Foster Care
  • 202 Pages
  • 3.23 MB
  • English
CWLA Press (Child Welfare League of America)
Mental Illness, Rehabilitation, Foster home care, Child Psychiatry, Foster Care Services, Family / Parenting / Childbirth, Psychological aspects, Child Care/Parenting, Mentally ill children, General, Residential treatment, Child psychoth
ContributionsBarbara A. Trout (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8117095M
ISBN 100878683542
ISBN 139780878683543

Troubled Youth in Treatment Homes: A Handbook of Therapeutic Foster Care [Meadowcroft, Pamela, Trout, Barbara A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Troubled Youth in Treatment Homes: A Handbook of Therapeutic Foster CareAuthor: Pamela Meadowcroft.

(shelved 1 time as troubled-youth) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. At Discovery Ranch, we combine the power of traditional and experiential therapies to create a clinically sophisticated, relationship-based residential treatment center for boys ages Our goal is to help troubled teens and their families heal mentally, physically, and emotionally.

When we talk about healing, we speak in terms of the family. More than 1 million American youth end up in juvenile court every year, and aboutof them are referred to residential placements, including detention centers, residential treatment centers, correctional institutions and group homes, according to a Social Policy Report by the Society for Research in Child Development.

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However, the report finds that such settings often do more harm. Christ-centered Residential Treatment. Many parents prefer the approach of Christian residential treatment centers to the more rigid protocols of the military boot-camp style programs. True Christian programs aren't ideally suited to help all troubled teens but just as the Lord works in mysterious ways, Christian programs often show remarkably dramatic transformations very quickly.

While it is commonly argued that evidence shows foster care to have better outcomes than group care, this conclusion is based on a few studies comparing group homes with a specialized model of foster care called Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC).

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In the foster homes studied, parents were expected to implement an individualized behavior management system and were supervised Author: Marie Cohen.

The treatment centers have therapists, counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists who are specially trained to deal with whatever issues troubled youth face and are equipped to provide the best care. Troubled youth get to interact with others undergoing the same challenges so.

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Washington, D.C.: Child Welfare League of America, © (OCoLC) A list for books set in, or about, residential treatment centers: not simply orphanages, and not mental hospitals, but residential homes designed to treat troubled children and teens.

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