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Treatment Foster Care —
Case Management and Mental Health Services in a Supportive Family Setting

Woodbourne Treatment Foster Care (TFC) provides boys and girls with safe homes, clinical case management, and access to mental health services while they are living in a supportive family setting. Working closely with social workers and therapists, foster parents provide in-home care to emotionally disturbed children, ages birth to 21. Staff thoroughly trains each foster parent, then carefully matches the parent and child to ensure the best and most positive placement.

Each child sets clear benchmarks and goals, and attends a school appropriate to their needs (including Woodbourne School). We support foster parents 24/7 with services ranging from crisis management to community service coordination.

Snapshot


Treatment Foster Care


Youth Served: Youth, ages birth-21, with moderate to severe emotional difficulties, who are able to be safely maintained in a family setting.


Treatment Needs: Care coordination and mental health services in a family setting


Program Model/Services

  • Therapeutic services in a community-based family setting
  • Case management services by licensed social workers
  • Support groups
  • Crisis intervention
  • 24-hour, on-call services
  • Respite care
  • Ongoing training and workshops for foster parents
  • Community-based, individualized mental health services
  • Family involvement in all aspects of treatment
  • Educational placement in an appropriate school

Accreditation/Licensing

  • The Joint Commission (TJC)
  • Maryland Department of Human Resources, Social Service Administration

Referral Sources

  • Local Departments of Social Services
  • Local Departments of Juvenile Service
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