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Kinship Toolkit

The Kinship Treatment Foster Care Initiative Toolkit

The Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA) is excited to present The Kinship Treatment Foster Care Initiative Toolkit. In 2013, FFTA began an initiative to promote kinship treatment foster care and to encourage public and private agency dialogue to address the social, emotional and behavioral challenges of children living with kin. The Kinship Treatment Foster Care Initiative Toolkit is a collection of what we've learned through research, summits, professional expertise, and tried-and-true strategies. It was developed for FFTA members and their public agency partners to be a practical resource to create strategies that will engage and support kin who are caring for children and youth with treatment needs.

What's in the Toolkit?
• Establishing public/private partnerships for kinship treatment foster care
• Making the case for treatment foster care with kinship families
• Barriers to kinship treatment foster care
• Kinship TFC in action across the country-tips from the field
• Clinical considerations in working with relative caregivers
• Kinship outcomes review-findings from the literature
• Checklist for planning a kinship treatment foster care initiative
• Resources for conducting a Kinship Treatment Foster Care Summit
• Useful kinship resources
• ...and more
Download the FFTA Kinship Toolkit
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