Outcomes in Treatment Foster Care. Amelia Franck Meyer, MS, MSW, LISW, APSW CEO, Anu Family Services. Agenda. Introductions and History Brief Framework for Treatment Foster Care State and National perspective on TFC outcomes and research Anu’s TFC outcomes and research
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Amelia Franck Meyer, MS, MSW, LISW, APSW
CEO, Anu Family Services
“We create permanent connections
to loving and stable families.”
For Treatment Foster Care
on TFC outcomes and research
Anu’s roots are as a co-founding agency member of the following national TFC outcomes and benchmarks projects:
*Both Projects were terminated due to lack of funding.
Number of children who were adopted or reunified:
outcomes and research
79% of children were discharged to less restrictive settings.
57% of children were reunified with their family or adopted.
95% of children remained with the same family during care.
The number of children experiencing social worker transfers was cut by more than half.
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Strategies have reduced the number of child restraints to ZERO.
36 Anu foster youth
10 yrs. –
18 yrs. completed foster home report cards while in care during 2009.
“The last placement prior to permanence
for 90% of the children we serve.”
TFC outcomes and research
The following elements which impact youth permanence and quality of care are often not required, rewarded, or funded for Wisconsin TFC providers: