Therapeutic residential care: A necessary option for foster youth with greater needs

The tide of opinion in the U.S. child welfare arena has been turning against institutional settings for foster youth for some time. A spate of reports of child abuse and improper disciplinary techniques in residential facilities for young people has intensified calls for the elimination of residential care as an option for foster youth. But as all who are intimately involved in the child welfare world know, therapeutic residential care is a critical part of the continuum of services that must be available for foster youth. Read in full at source…

https://childwelfaremonitor.org/2020/11/11/therapeutic-residential-care-a-necessary-option-for-foster-youth-with-greater-needs/

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