Treatment Foster Care
Homes For Kids Treatment Foster Care Program provides placement services, behavioral health treatment, independent living, and reunification services to children and adolescents that require out of home placement. The program employs evidence based behavioral health treatment, a cohesive team approach, and an outcomes focus to help children and adolescents stepping down from residential facilities and group homes reach their goals within a supportive family environment.
Homes For Kids Treatment Foster Care Program provides placement in a treatment foster home for children up to the age of 21 if they are still wards of the State of Ohio. This program is designed to address the needs of youth who may exhibit poor coping skills, self injurious behavior, aggressive behavior, delinquency, poor school adjustment and peer interaction, boundary setting, or developmental delays. The Treatment Foster Care Program is outcome focused and process driven with sensitivity to the child welfare issues of reunification, adoption, and independent living. Homes For Kids works with highly trained and skilled treatment foster caregivers, credentialed professional staff members, and other members of a child or adolescents treatment team to reduce any mental health symptoms exhibited by the child or adolescent and increase their functioning in a community setting (reducing the need for residential placement).
Services are delivered through a cohesive team approach that is focused on achieving the case plan goals and outcomes established by the placing agency. Homes For Kids Treatment Foster Care Program consists of the following services:
Homes For Kids Treatment Foster Care Program is committed to providing quality child welfare and behavioral health outcomes for the children and adolescents we serve. Outcomes that are tracked and utilized in treatment and program planning include the following:
- A reduction of a child or adolescents problem severity and functioning as captured on the Ohio Scales each quarter.
- Child welfare goals that include routinely discharging clients to a less restrictive setting which include:reunification, adoption, or an independent living setting.